WorldCat Identities

Allen, Gracie 1902-1964

Overview
Works: 664 works in 1,106 publications in 2 languages and 12,574 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Television comedies  Musical films  Radio comedies  Romantic comedy films  Film adaptations  Radio programs  Television programs  Short films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Singer, Speaker
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Gracie Allen
 
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Most widely held works by Gracie Allen
W.C. Fields comedy collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 502 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 )

85 editions published between 1946 and 2016 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

28 editions published between 1950 and 2007 in English and held by 398 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
The George Burns & Gracie Allen Show( Visual )

12 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and held by 344 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 )

19 editions published between 1937 and 2010 in English and French and held by 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Song, dance, and comedy accompany a tale of love between an upperclass English woman and a visiting American. Contains George Gershwin's last completed score
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 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

College swing: a tune-filled spoof of small-town college. The big broadcast of 1938: W.C. Fields plays dual roles while Hope juggles three ex-wives and romances Dorothy Lamour
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
International house( Visual )

5 editions published between 1933 and 2004 in English and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A zany scientist in China invents a radio you can see : television. Every country wants to buy the rights, so characters from around the world converge on China and collide into a free-wheeling double-dealing variety show
Cavalcade of comedy( Visual )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A laugh-filled time capsule of the brightest lights of vaudeville, showcasing the early works of such legends as Jack Benny, Bing Crosby, Burns and Allen, and more. Also provides a fascinating record of stage legends fading into memory
Burns and Allen : 3 half-hour episodes( Visual )

27 editions published between 1980 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the Burns home, the show cast Burns as the straight man for Gracie's scatterbrained but delightful involvements with various people and situations.--Container
Old time radio( Recording )

5 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents twelve radio episodes, digitally restored and remastered from recordings of comedy shows broadcast during the golden age of radio. Includes Abbott and Costello's "Who's on first?" routine
Classic comedy( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Situation comedies have been among the most watched and enjoyed of all television shows throughout history
George Burns/Gracie Allen : 3 movies( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Here comes Cookie: A wealthy retiree surprises everyone by deeding his entire fortune to his ditzy daughter. But when the newly rich young woman becomes convinced the family is actually on the verge of bankruptcy, complications abound -- Six of a kind: Sharing a car on a drive to California with another couple turns into a comedy marathon -- Love in bloom: Lighthearted story of a young woman on the run from her past. Just when she thinks she's escaped life with the carnival, she's drawn back into the footlights by the comic scheming of her brother and his wife
The Burns & Allen Show by Burns & Allen (Comedy team)( Visual )

12 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Burns & Allen T.V. Show ran from 1950 through 1958
The Bob Hope show by Bob Hope( Recording )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Astaire talks about his new movie, Easter Parade, and he and Bob do a sketch about a pair of down-and-out vaudevillians
George Burns & Gracie Allen by George Burns( Recording )

12 editions published between 1933 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two episodes of the comedy show starring Burns and Allen. In the first episode Gracie decides George should have been a doctor. In the second episode Cesar Romero drops by for a visit and displays his powers for attracting women
Comedy superstars( Recording )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Episodes from popular radio comedy programs, including the Abbot & Costello show, The Amos 'n' Andy show, the Burns and Allen show, Duffy's Tavern, Fibber McGee and Molly, The Great Gildersleeve, the Jack Benny program, the Life of Riley, My favorite husband, and Our Miss Brooks. Accompanying booklet gives the history of each program
The George Burns & Gracie Allen collection( Visual )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Married couple George Burns and Gracie Allen play themselves in this television series. Enjoy the daffy antics of Gracie and the endless patience of straight man George as they get mixed up in one hilarious situation after another
Honolulu by Alan Brennert( Visual )

3 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Handsome movie heartthrob Brooks Mason (Robert Young) is tired of being besieged by adoring fans. When he meets his exact double, a shy Hawaiian plantation owner named George Smith (also play by Young), they decide to switch for a month. Masons sails to Hawaii, falls in love with a beautiful dancer (Eleanor Powell). Smith is sent to a New York hospital, thanks to overzealous fans. The unique comedy of George Burns and Gracie Allen add to the fun in the hilarious tale of mistaken identities and true love
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Carole Lombard : the glamour collection
Alternative Names
Allen, Gracie, 1905-1964

Burns, George, Mrs., 1902-1964

Gracie Allen actrice américaine

Gracie Allen actriz estadounidense

Gracie Allen Amerikaans actrice (1895-1964)

Gracie Allen amerikansk sångare och skådespelare

Gracie Allen amerikansk sanger og skuespiller

Gracie Allen amerikansk songar og skodespelar

Gracie Allen amerykańska aktorka

Gracie Allen attrice statunitense

Gracie Allen US-amerikanische Schauspielerin

Грейси Аллен

גרייסי אלן זמרת אמריקאית

غراسي ألن

قریسی آلن

گریسی آلن بازیگر و خواننده آمریکایی

그레이시 앨런

グレイシー・アレン

Languages
English (288)

French (1)

Covers
A damsel in distressCarole Lombard : the glamour collectionOld-time radioInternational houseOld time radioThe Bob Hope showGeorge Burns and Gracie Allen : a bio-bibliography