Benchley

Benchley is a surname, and may refer to:

  • Henry Wetherby Benchley (1822-1867), American politician
  • Nat Benchley (21st century), American actor
  • Nathaniel Benchley (1915-1981), American author
  • Peter Benchley (1940-2006), American author
  • Robert Benchley (1889-1945), American humorist
This page or section lists people with the surname Benchley. If an internal link intending to refer to a specific person led you to this page, you may wish to change that link by adding the person's given name(s) to the link.

Other articles related to "benchley":

Joking Apart Theater - Shows
... 2003 That's MISTER Benchley To You, Mrs. 1 review 2) Joking Apart 2005 That's MISTER Benchley To You, Mrs ... Closer (review) Woman in Mind (December Bee) That's MISTER Benchley To You, Mrs ...
The Treasurer's Report
... is a comedy sketch, made into a short film, written and performed by Robert Benchley ... This was the first of Benchley's 46 comedy short films, with six made for Fox, one each for Universal Pictures and RKO Radio Pictures, 29 for Metro-Goldwyn ... The short was adapted from a stage scene of the same name that Benchley wrote and performed for No Sirree!, a revue staged in April 1922 by Benchley ...
List Of Robert Benchley Collections And Film Appearances - Films - Short Films
1935) - RKO Radio Pictures How to Sleep (1935) - Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer - Written and acted by Benchley, the short was based on a study on sleep and won the Academy ... Benchley played narrator and sleeper ... A Night at the Movies (1937) - MGM - Written and acted by Benchley, this short was his most well-received since How to Sleep ...
List Of Robert Benchley Collections And Film Appearances - Works Cited
... Billy Altman, Laughter's Gentle Soul The Life of Robert Benchley ... Robert Benchley at the Internet Movie Database ... The Robert Benchley Society The Annotated Bibliography of Robert Benchley Writings ...
The Sex Life Of The Polyp
... Sex Life of the Polyp (1928) is a short film written and performed by Robert Benchley, based on a routine he first did in 1922 ... The short, which was adapted from an essay by Benchley, documents a dim-witted doctor attempting to discuss the sex life of a polyp to a women's club ... This was the second of Benchley's 46 comedy short films, with six made for Fox, one each for Universal Pictures and RKO Radio Pictures, 29 for Metro-Goldwyn-Ma ...

Famous quotes containing the word benchley:

    And so it goes, back and forth, good church-members all, which means that their banter contains nothing off-color, and by the same token, nothing that was coined later than the first batch of buffalo nickels.
    —Robert Benchley (1889–1945)

    But compared with the task of selecting a piece of French pastry held by an impatient waiter a move in chess is like reaching for a salary check in its demand on the contemplative faculties.
    —Robert Benchley (1889–1945)

    I can’t quite define my aversion to asking questions of strangers. From snatches of family battles which I have heard drifting up from railway stations and street corners, I gather that there are a great many men who share my dislike for it, as well as an equal number of women who ... believe it to be the solution to most of this world’s problems.
    —Robert Benchley (1889–1945)