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Burnett, Carol

Overview
Works: 859 works in 1,565 publications in 6 languages and 41,063 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Biography  Children's films  Film adaptations  Animated films  Juvenile works  Comedy films  Fantasy films  Made-for-TV movies  Musical films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Narrator, Interviewee, Singer, Host, Commentator, Author of introduction, Speaker, Recipient, Other
Classifications: PN2287.B85, B
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Most widely held works about Carol Burnett
 
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Annie by Charles Strouse( Visual )

90 editions published between 1981 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 3,319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the comic strip character Little Orphan Annie, who is adopted by billionaire "Daddy" Warbucks
Dr. Seuss' Horton hears a Who! by Seuss( Visual )

25 editions published between 2008 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 2,505 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A playful pachyderm named Horton becomes a reluctant hero when he discovers the microscopic city of Who-ville on a floating speck of dust and embarks on a hilarious adventure to save the town from the dangers of the jungle. It's a heartwarming hit comedy for the whole family"--Container
The secret world of Arrietty( Visual )

9 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 1,771 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In a secret world hidden beneath the floorboards, little people called Borrowers live quietly among us. But when tenacious and tiny Arrietty is discovered by Shawn, a human boy, their secret and forbidden friendship blossoms into an extraordinary adventure"--Container
The Carol Burnett Show : show stoppers by Paramount Collection( Visual )

116 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,743 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two episodes of the television comedy and variety show
In such good company : eleven years of laughter, mayhem, and fun in the sandbox by Carol Burnett( Book )

10 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 1,460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Comedy legend Carol Burnett tells the hilarious behind-the-scenes story of her iconic weekly variety series, The Carol Burnett Show. Who but Carol Burnett herself has the timing, talent, and wit to pull back the curtain on the Emmy-Award winning show that made television history for eleven glorious seasons? In Such Good Company delves into little-known stories of the guests, sketches and antics that made the show legendary, as well as some favorite tales too good not to relive again. Carol lays it all out for us, from the show's original conception to its evolution into one of the most beloved primetime programs of its generation. Written with all the charm and humor fans expect from a masterful entertainer like Carol Burnett, In Such Good Company skillfully highlights the elements that made the show so successful in a competitive period when TV variety shows ruled the air waves. Putting the spotlight on everyone from her talented costars to her amazing guest stars--the most celebrated and popular entertainers of their day--Carol crafts a lively portrait of the talent and creativity that went into every episode. Here are all the topics readers want to know more about, including: how the show almost didn't air due to the misgivings of certain CBS vice presidents; how she discovered and hired Harvey Korman, Vicki Lawrence, Lyle Waggoner, and Tim Conway; anecdotes about guest stars and her close freindships with many of them, including Lucille Ball, Roddy Mcdowell, Jim Nabors, Bernadette Peters, Betty Grable, Steve Lawrence, Eydie Gorme, Gloria Swanson, Rita Hayworth, and Betty White; the people behind the scenes from Bob Mackie, her costume designer and partner in crime, to the wickedly funny cameraman who became a fixture during the show's opening Q and Carol's takes on her favorite sketches and the unpredictable moments that took both the cast and viewers by surprise. This book is Carol's love letter to a golden era in television history through the lens of her brilliant show which won no less than 25 Emmy Awards! Get the best seat in the house as she reminisces about the outrageous tales that made working on the show as much fun as watching it"--
The trumpet of the swan( Visual )

4 editions published in 2001 in English and Spanish and held by 960 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When triplets are born to proud trumpeter swan parents, everyone is bursting with joy. All seems perfect until they discover that their only son, Louie, can't speak. And without a voice, Louie can't compete against his loudmouth rival, Boyd, for the affections of his true love, Serena. But with help from a boy at camp and his teacher, and with dubious guidance from a big city agent, Louie discovers his own unique talents whichi help him find his place in the world"--Container
Post grad( Visual )

14 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 848 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ryden Malby has a master plan. Graduate college, get a great job, hang out with her best friend and find the perfect guy. But her plan spins out of control when she's forced to move back home with her eccentric family. By the time she lands her dream job, Ryden realizes it's meaningless without the man of her dreams, and the people she loves
Once upon a mattress( Visual )

7 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 756 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Queen Aggravian sabotages the efforts of every young princess who hopes to marry her son, Prince Dauntless--and no one else can settle down until he does. Honorable Sir Harry is determined to marry the lovely Lady Larken, so he sets off for faraway lands and returns with an unlikely candidate: Princess Winnifred from the swamps. It's love at first sight for the Prince, so the Queen sets about planning her most difficult challenge yet. The palace is filled with merriment and mischief while everyone wonders, will Princess "Fred" pass the Queen's test?"--The container
In such good company : eleven years of laughter, mayhem, and fun in the sandbox by Carol Burnett( Recording )

10 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 692 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Get the best seat in the house as comedy legend Carol Burnett tells the hilarious behind-the-scenes story of her iconic weekly variety series, The Carol Burnett Show. For eleven glorious seasons the guests, sketches and cast antics made the show legendary. Burnett lays it all out for us, from the show's original conception to its evolution into one of the most beloved primetime programs of its generation, and to the last show
"Noises off--" by Michael Frayn( Visual )

18 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 642 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Slapstick comedy about a group of second-rate actors rehearsing a Broadway-bound play. When they finally get their performances right, everything else starts going wrong!
Once upon a mattress : original cast by Mary Rodgers( Recording )

18 editions published between 1959 and 1993 in English and held by 605 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A 1959 Broadway original cast soundtrack based on Hans Christian Andersen's tale, the Princess and the Pea
The four seasons by Antonio Vivaldi( Visual )

21 editions published between 1981 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 528 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three very close-knit upper middle-class couples periodically take vacations together. These gatherings turn into a bittersweet exploration of not only their friendship, but divorce and its consequences, after one of the men leaves his wife for a much younger woman
Follies in concert by Stephen Sondheim( Visual )

7 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in English and held by 527 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This documentary follows the preparations for a concert performance of composer-lyricist Stephen Sondheim's 1971 musical "Follies". Ranging from the rehearsal rooms to backstage at the two sold-out performances, it concludes with musical excerpts from the concert. The concerts were produced by Thomas Z. Shepard & directed by Herbert Ross, at Avery Fisher Hall, Lincoln Center, New York City
Make 'em laugh : the funny business of America( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The documentary explores the currents of American comedy throughout a century of social and political change, illuminating how comedy has tackled and poked fun at our political system, race relations, gender issues, and the prevailing American standards and taboos in everyday life. Melding performance, biography and history, it features interviews with over 90 comedians, writers, producers, and historians
The Carol Burnett show :( Visual )

3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Carol Burnett Show ran for 11 straight years, between 1967-1978. It was the ultimate variety show with music, acting, larger-than-life guest stars, and of course, comedy
Moon over Broadway( Visual )

12 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 463 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Behind-the-scenes look at the making of the Broadway comedy Moon over Buffalo
Follies : in concert by Stephen Sondheim( Recording )

10 editions published in 1985 in English and Undetermined and held by 396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stephen Sondheim and James Goldman's 1971 musical returns with a new production that features two-time Tony Award winner Bernadette Peters
Who's on first? Verbal and visual gems from the films of Abbott & Costello by Richard J Anobile( Book )

2 editions published between 1972 and 1974 in English and held by 389 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collection of comedy routines by the classic comedy duo Abbott and Costello
Let's bump up the lights!( Visual )

5 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Here, Carol Burnett and her incredibly talented cast are reunited before a live audience to relive, recount and remember their favorite moments captured in the legendary Question and Answer segment
Annie : original motion picture soundtrack by Charles Strouse( Recording )

2 editions published in 1982 in Undetermined and English and held by 362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Music from the musical Annie
 
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Annie
Alternative Names
Burnett, Carol Creighton 1933-..

Carol Burnett actrice américaine

Carol Burnett Amerikaans acteur

Carol Burnett Amerikaans actrice

Carol Burnett amerikansk sanger og skuespiller

Carol Burnett amerikansk songar og skodespelar

Carol Burnett attrice statunitense

Carol Burnett US-amerikanische Schauspielerin

Керъл Бърнет

Кэрол Бёрнетт

קרול ברנט

קרול ברנט זמרת אמריקאית

كارول بيرنت

کارول برنت بازیگر و خواننده آمریکایی

کیرول برنیٹ

캐럴 버넷

キャロル・バーネット

卡洛·柏奈特

卡瑞·贝纳特

卡羅爾·博內特

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The four seasonsLet's bump up the lights!This time together : laughter and reflectionThis time together : laughter and reflectionQueens of comedy : Lucille Ball, Phyllis Diller, Carol Burnett, Joan Rivers, and the new generation of funny women