Chips Off the Old Benchley Author:Robert Benchley Robert Benchley (1889-1945) was a hugely popular humorist, drama critic, and occasionally a film actor. This anthologies of Benchley's essays will give delight to readers having an interest in the social fabric of pre-1950 America. — This collection of his sketches is funny and insightful of the times, including political and social issues of the... more » era.
Benchley was a loveable grouch, a satirist, and in insightful social critic...and a fine comedic actor. He was an American original who work can delight with light humor and satire.« less