WorldCat Identities

Allen, Gracie 1902-1964

Overview
Works: 645 works in 1,042 publications in 2 languages and 12,621 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Musical films  Television comedies  Romantic comedy films  Film adaptations  Radio comedies  Short films  Filmed dance  Situation comedies (Television programs) 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Singer, Speaker
Classifications: PN1995.9.C55, 791.4375
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Gracie Allen
The George Burns and Gracie Allen show by George Burns( Visual )

52 editions published between 1950 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 556 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Episodes from the television comedy series featuring the dramatised home life of comedian George Burns, his wife Gracie Allen, and their friends and neighbors
W.C. Fields comedy collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 507 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 )

84 editions published between 1946 and 2005 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 463 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two episodes from the Burns and Allen radio program
A damsel in distress by George Stevens( Visual )

18 editions published between 1937 and 2010 in English and French and held by 328 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 240 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 )

3 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in English and held by 233 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 231 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 212 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
The George Burns & Gracie Allen Show( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three episodes of the George Burns & Gracie Allen Show broadcast on CBS from October 12, 1950 to September 22, 1958
Classic comedy( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Situation comedies have been among the most watched and enjoyed of all television shows throughout history
The Bob Hope show by Bob Hope( Recording )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 93 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 : 3 movies( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 89 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
Comedy superstars( Recording )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 88 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
George Burns & Gracie Allen by George Burns( Recording )

12 editions published between 1933 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 87 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
The Burns & Allen Show by Burns & Allen (Comedy team)( Visual )

14 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Burns & Allen T.V. Show ran from 1950 through 1958
Burns & Allen : Gracie Allen for President( Recording )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1940, American was still staggering its way out of the Great Depression and war clouds were rolling in from Europe. In the early months of that year, the upcoming Presidential campaign spotlight turned to perhaps the unlikeliest but certainly the most entertaining, candidate of all. On February 28, 1940, Gracie Allen declared her pioneering female candidacy for President of the United States on the Surprise Party ticket. Politics was perfect for Gracie's particular brand of logical illogic; and from the very start her campaign caught the public fancy. This quirky collection includes 12 surviving "campaign" episodes of the classic Burns & Allen radio program, as well as "campaign stops" by Gracie on the Jack Benny and Fibber McGee & Molly radio programs
Honolulu by Alan Brennert( Visual )

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

Handsome movie heartthrob Brooks Mason is tired of being besieged by adoring fans. When he meets his exact double, a shy Hawaiian plantation owner named George Smith, they decide to switch for a month. Mason sails to Hawaii, falls in love with a beautiful dancer. Smith is sent to a New York hospital, thanks to overzealous fans
George Burns : 100 years of comedy( Visual )

3 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this involving, entertaining video biography, you'll follow George from his early years in vaudeville to his marriage and partnership with Gracie Allen. After Gracie's retirement in 1958, George went on to a career in television specials, club performances and movie roles (including his Academy-Award winning turn in the Sunshine Boys)
The George Burns & Gracie Allen collection( Visual )

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

Eight episodes of the George Burns and Gracie Allen television comedy show, plus a documentary of Burns and Allen from the television series "Hollywood Couples."
 
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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 acteur (1895-1964)

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

گریسی آلن بازیگر و خواننده آمریکایی

그레이시 앨런

グレイシー・アレン

Languages
English (259)

French (1)

Covers
A damsel in distressCarole Lombard : the glamour collectionOld-time radioInternational houseThe Bob Hope showBurns & Allen : Gracie Allen for PresidentGeorge Burns and Gracie Allen : a bio-bibliography