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Burns, George 1896-1996

Overview
Works: 990 works in 1,818 publications in 4 languages and 30,911 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Drama  Comedy films  Children's films  Animated films  Juvenile works  Musical films  Anecdotes  Biographies  Autobiographies 
Roles: Author, Actor, Performer, Narrator, Singer, Interviewee, Commentator, Speaker, Lyricist
Classifications: PN2287.B87, B
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Most widely held works about George Burns
 
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Dr. Burns' prescription for happiness by George Burns( Book )

13 editions published between 1984 and 1986 in 3 languages and held by 1,306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Renowned actor-comedian offers personal observations, stories, anecdotes, and advice about dealing with life's ups and downs and increasing one's happiness and well-being through good will and laughter
How to live to be 100--or more : the ultimate diet, sex, and exercise book by George Burns( Book )

16 editions published between 1983 and 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,093 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The noted comedian shares his tips on longevity and includes provocative anecdotes about his personal life, friends, career, and Gracie
Dear George : advice & answers from America's leading expert on everything from A to B by George Burns( Book )

7 editions published between 1985 and 1986 in English and held by 950 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Oh, God!" by Carl Reiner( Visual )

19 editions published between 1977 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 691 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jerry Landers, (John Denver) a supermarket assistant manager and a good yet non-religious person, suddenly finds a note in the mail one day that grants him an "interveiw" with God. Thinking it to be a hoax he tosses it away, but when it keeps reappearing he finally gives in. Skeptical at first, he ends up carrying His personal message - that the world can work with what God's given us
Neil Simon's The Sunshine Boys by Herbert Ross( Visual )

26 editions published between 1975 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 661 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's the story of two retired vaudeville comedians who toured the country as "The Sunshine boys". They had audiences rolling in the aisles with their comedy antics, but offstage they spent 43 years in constant mutual irritation
The aristocats by Phil Harris( Visual )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 584 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This enchanting tale begins in Paris, when a kind and eccentric millionairess wills her entire estate to her family - family of adorable high-society cats
W.C. Fields comedy collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 503 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

You can't cheat an honest man: "W.C. Fields portrays Larson E. Whipsnade, ringmaster of the seedy circus Giganticus. Whipsnade gets nothing but trouble from his performers, and his daughter (Constance Moore) is torn between a wealthy cad and a charming ventriloquist, played by Edgar Bergen"--Container
Burns and Allen by George Burns( Recording )

89 editions published between 1946 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 451 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two episodes from the Burns and Allen radio program
The George Burns and Gracie Allen show by George Burns( Visual )

30 editions published between 1950 and 2007 in English and held by 393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The George Burns and Gracie Allen comedy team started in Vaudeville in the 1920s, moved to radio in the 1930s and transitioned to TV in 1950. George played the role of on-screen narrator of the proceedings and straight man to Gracie's scatterbrained involvements in amusing situations. Features 4 shows from the television series between 1950 and 1958
Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band( Visual )

11 editions published between 1978 and 2003 in English and held by 386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Lonely Hearts Club Band overcomes as evil plot to strip Heartland, U.S.A. of its love, joy, and music
The George Burns & Gracie Allen Show( Visual )

12 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and held by 347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three episodes of the George Burns & Gracie Allen Show broadcast on CBS from October 12, 1950 to September 22, 1958
A damsel in distress by George Stevens( Visual )

21 editions published between 1937 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Song, dance, and comedy accompany a tale of love between an upperclass English woman (Fontaine) and a visiting American (Astaire). Features George Gershwin's last completed score
I love her, that's why! An autobiography by George Burns( Book )

8 editions published between 1955 and 1966 in English and Undetermined and held by 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Burns and Allen
Going in style( Visual )

11 editions published between 1978 and 2004 in English and held by 293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three senior citizens who are bored with their lives decide to rob a bank. If they get away with it they have the money, and if they get caught they wonder what the police will do to three old men
Oh, God! Book II by Gilbert Cates( Visual )

9 editions published between 1980 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

God announces his presence by tucking a note inside a fortune cookie. An 11 year old girl heeds His summons and writes Him an advertising slogan
The Lucy show by Lucille Ball( Visual )

21 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Five episodes of the television program, originally airing October 31, 1966 (Lucy gets a roommate), November 7, 1966 (Lucy & Carol in Palm Springs), November 21, 1966 (Lucy meets John Wayne), September 12, 1966 (Lucy with George Burns), and September 11, 1967 (Lucy meets the Berles)
Carole Lombard : the glamour collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

(Man of the world) A young American girl visits Paris accompanied by her fiancee and her wealthy uncle. (We're not dressing) Beautiful high society type Doris Worthington is entertaining guests on her yacht in the Pacific when it hits a reef and sinks. (Hands across the table) A loafer and a manicurist, both planning to marry money, meet and form an uneasy alliance. (Love before breakfast) Kay bounces between boyfriend Bill and a Wall Street tycoon who thinks he knows what's best for her and bosses her around. (The princess comes across) A woman pretends to be royalty in order to get aboard a crusie ship. (True confession) Helen and Ken are a pretty strange couple, she is a pathological liar, and he is a scrupulously honest lawyer
College swing( Visual )

4 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in English and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

College swing: a tune-filled spoof of small-town college
Old-time radio( Recording )

6 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents twelve radio episodes, digitally restored and remastered from recordings of comedy shows originally broadcast between 1942 and 1952, when radio was at its peak
Oh God! You Devil( Visual )

9 editions published between 1984 and 2016 in English and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

God announces his presence by tucking a note inside a fortune cookie. An 11 year old girl heeds His summons and writes Him an advertising slogan
 
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Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band
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Neil Simon's The Sunshine BoysBurns and AllenSgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club BandA damsel in distressCarole Lombard : the glamour collectionOld-time radioGeorge Burns : in his own words
Alternative Names
Bimbaum, Naftaly 1896-1996

Birnbaum, Nathan 1896-1996

Birnbaum Nathan 1896-1996 acteur

Brinbaum, Nathan

Džordž Berns

Džordžas Bernsas

George Burns

George Burns acteur américain

George Burns aktor amerykański

George Burns Amerikaans acteur

George Burns comico e attore statunitense

George Burns pemeran laki-laki asal Amerika Serikat

George Burns US-amerikanischer Schauspieler

Джордж Бёрнс американский актёр, комик

Джордж Бърнс

Џорџ Бернс

ג'ורג' ברנס

ג'ורג' ברנס שחקן אמריקאי

جرج برنز

جورج برنز

조지 번스

ジョージ・バーンズ

バーンズ, ジョージ

乔治·伯恩斯

巴瑞·波斯威克

Languages
English (438)

Chinese (3)

Spanish (3)

French (1)