WorldCat Identities

Bergen, Edgar 1903-1978

Works: 525 works in 841 publications in 4 languages and 8,944 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Animated films  Comedy films  Children's films  Juvenile works  Musical films  Short films  Puppet films  Film adaptations  Made-for-TV movies 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Host, Narrator, Costume designer, Interviewer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Edgar Bergen
Fun and fancy free by Walt Disney( Visual )

18 editions published between 1947 and 2014 in English and Chinese and held by 1,232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features Disney characters: Donald Duck, Mickey Mouse, Jiminy Cricket and Goofy. When Bongo the circus bear is mistreated, he escapes to the forest and finds true love. Mickey, Donald and Goofy find adventure up the beanstalk and meet Willie the Giant
The Muppet movie by Jim Henson's Sesame Street Muppets( Visual )

10 editions published between 1979 and 2013 in English and held by 1,057 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On a fine day not so long ago, Kermit the Frog was playing and singing in the swamp. A lost Hollywood talent agent hears him, and tells him he has talent. Therefore, Kermit sets out for Hollywood to find fame and fortune. Along the way Fozzie Bear, Gonzo, the Electric Mayhem band, and the romantically inclined Miss Piggy join him. Fast food magnate Doc Hopper--who is determined to enlist Kermit as spokes-frog for his southern fried frog-leg restaurants--also follows him. Doc Hopper employs all means underhand to suborn Kermit, including abducting Miss Piggy. Kermit must make a choice between stopping Hopper and dashing the other Muppets dreams of the big time
The homecoming : a Christmas story by Cynthia Voigt( Visual )

16 editions published between 1971 and 2005 in English and held by 856 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Christmas Eve tale of the Walton family set during the Depression of 1933. A story of love, hope and sharing. Inspired the long-running TV program "The Waltons". Television movie
Mickey and the beanstalk( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 720 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mickey, Donald and Goofy climb up a fantastic beanstalk into the sky to a place where everything is huge, including the food, a castle and a fearsome giant named Willy who guards a beautiful golden harp. Mickey and his friends will have to outwit Willy in order to make it home safely. Includes 4 other Disney animated films
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
How to become a ventriloquist by Edgar Bergen( Book )

16 editions published between 1938 and 2014 in English and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This easy-to-follow manual, designed especially for aspiring amateur ventriloquists, offers expert advice from an internationally renowned performer. Bergen reveals the secrets of his trade, sharing helpful tips on 'near' ventriloquism, the doll-dummy, hand puppets, shadowgraphs and cardboard dummies, and much more." -- From publisher website
The adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad( Visual )

2 editions published in 2014 in Ekajuk and English and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad: Hang on for a wild ride with the fun-loving Mr. J. Thaddeus Toad. When his passion for motorcars lands him in hot water, he must rely on his faithful friends to clear his name. Then, meet the infamous Ichabod Crane whose comic rivalry for the affections of the town beauty leads to a heart-pounding race with the legendary Headless Horseman
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
You bet your life( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Collects 18 classic episodes in their original, uncut glory."
You can't cheat an honest man( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Whipsnade's circus is the greatest show on earth, for keeping ahead of the sheriff. When luck runs thin, he races elephants and wagons to the state line
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
I remember mama by George Stevens( Visual )

3 editions published between 1986 and 1996 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Chronicled by her aspiring-writer daughter, Mama is the matriarch of an immigrant Norwegian family in 1910 San Francisco. She and her husband bring up their four children with great humor and hope, amid genteel poverty in a new land. Meddling relatives, illnesses and near-death draw the family together, and all are close to Mama, the one person who can make things right"--Slipcase
You can't cheat an honest man by George Marshall( Visual )

10 editions published between 1939 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Larson E. Whipsnade, the raconteur and ringmaster of the Circus Giganticus, an outfit which is perpetually in debt, is on the run from the law and on the lam from creditors
Take me out to the ball game( Recording )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Baseball--an action history -- Take me out to the ball game. Casey at the bat / Ernest Lawrence Thayer (recited by Vincent Price) -- The base ball March / Johann C. Schmid -- They're all good American names / William Jerome, Jean Schwartz -- Home-Run Quick-Step / John Zebley, Jr. -- Our Orioles two-Step march / R.M. Stults -- Hurrah for our national game / Walter Neville -- Our champion's march, op. 4 / J. Franklin -- Slide, Kelly, slide! comic song / J.W. Kelly -- Live oak polka / J.H. Kalbfleich -- Base ball fever / H. Angelo -- The spectator march and two-step / Jos. Perrong -- -- The umpire is a most unhappy man / Hough & Adams, Jos. E. Howard -- Base ball polka / Jas. M. Goodman -- One-a strike / Arthur Longbrake -- Baseball quadrille / H. von Gudera -- Jake! Jake! the Yiddisher ball-player / Blanch Merrill, Irving Berlin -- The baseball rag / Dave Wolff, Clarence Jones -- The tiger polka / C.C. Smith -- That ball club march / J. Thomas Baldwin -- Who would doubt that I'm a man? / M.S., A.F. Groebl -- The base ball cake walk / Juan G. Evans -- Take me out to the ball game / Jack Norworth, Albert von Tilzer
The Edgar Bergen and Charlie McCarthy show( Recording )

5 editions published between 1987 and 2002 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ventriloquist Edgar Bergen and his dummy Charlie McCarthy rocketed to fame on The Chase and Sanborn Hour, supported by one of the greatest casts ever assembled for a radio series. Join Edgar, Charlie, and friends for three radio classics from the duo's first season on the airwaves
Charlie McCarthy show by Charlie McCarthy show (Radio program)( Recording )

32 editions published between 1970 and 2002 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Side 1 - Abbott and Costello in a very funny skit about Uncle Guessit (May 3, 1942) Side 2 - Walt Disney gets into a discussion with Charlie about his new movie, "Fun and Fancy Free" (September 21, 1947)
W.C. Fields comedy favorites collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From his early days on stage in vaudeville and Broadway through his live appearance on radio, W.C. Fields created an iconic persona that has never been matched. The comic genius of Fields is best captured forever in his body of films that highlight his notoriously sarcastic quick wit and slapstick routines. In these ten films, see W.C. Fields at his best
Edgar Bergen and Charlie McCarthy by Edgar Bergen( Recording )

47 editions published between 1974 and 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Last episode of the Charlie McCarthy Show sponsored by Chase and Sandborn traces the radio career of Edgar Bergen
Radio's comedy teams : the masters of comic timing( Recording )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Disc 1. Abbott & Costello : Veronica Lake (12/02/43) ; Lion hunting (12/12/46) -- disc 2. Burns & Allen : Allergies (9/05/46) ; Lion hunting (12/12/46) -- disc 3. The Jack Benny show : Jack & Mary see Ronald Coleman's movie (2/01/48) ; Nightmare alley (2/08/48) -- disc 4. Amos & Andy : Acting (10/06/44) ; Mistaken identity (10/20/44) -- disc 5. Fibber McGee & Molly : Autumn Leaves Drive (11/25/53) ; Planning Elks New Year's Eve Party (12/29/53) ; Elks extravaganza (12/31/53) ; Fibber the plumber (1/29/53) ;' Overnight in the wrong house (10/28/55) -- disc. 6. The Bob Hope show : Blondie & Dagwood (12/20/38) ; Lum & Abner (2/29/44) -- disc 7. Vic & Sade : Midsommer's madness (7/18/46) ; An unsual border (10/10/46) -- disc 8. Amos & Andy : Madame Queen marriage (10/27/44) ; Nieces (11/3/44) -- disc 9. Burns & Allen : A couple of kleptomaniacs (10/07/48) ; George proposes again (9/25/49) -- disc 10. Kraft Music Hall/Suspense : Bergen & McCarthy (10/02/47) ; Redheaded woman (11/17/49)
Old time radio shows( Recording )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The golden age of radio revolutionized American humor, and introduced the modern situation comedy. Nostalgia Ventures is proud to present radio's most-beloved performers in a hilarious collection of Laughter on the air"--Container
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Mickey and the beanstalk
Alternative Names
Bergen, Edgar John 1903-1978

Berggren, Edgar John 1903-1978

Edgar Bergen Amerikaans acteur (1903-1978)

Edgar Bergen amerikansk skådespelare

Edgar Bergen amerikansk skodespelar

Edgar Bergen amerikansk skuespiller

Edgar Bergen amerykański aktor filmowy i telewizyjny

Edgar Bergen attore e conduttore radiofonico statunitense

Edgar Bergen buktaler fra USA

Edgar Bergen US-amerikanesche Schauspiller a Ventriloquist

Edgar Bergen US-amerikanischer Schauspieler und Bauchredner

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Эдгар Берген

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English (211)

Chinese (1)

Ekajuk (1)

Spanish (1)

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