WorldCat Identities

Burke, Billie 1885-1970

Overview
Works: 267 works in 673 publications in 6 languages and 16,716 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Musical films  Film adaptations  Fantasy films  Children's films  Comedy films  Romantic comedy films  Biographical films  Action and adventure films  Juvenile works 
Roles: Actor, Author, Performer, Costume designer, Other, Correspondent, Singer, Dedicatee
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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The Wizard of Oz by Victor Fleming( Visual )

121 editions published between 1939 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 6,231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a nasty neighbor tries to have her dog put to sleep, Dorothy takes her dog, Toto, and starts to run away. A tornado appears and carries her to the magical land of Oz. Wishing to return home, she begins to travel to the city of Oz where a great wizard lives. On her way she meets a Scarecrow who needs a brain, a Tin Man who wants a heart, and a Cowardly Lion who desperately needs courage. They all hope the all-mighty Wizard of Oz will help them, but they have to get to the Emerald City before the Wicked Witch of the West catches up with them
Father of the bride by Vincente Minnelli( Visual )

13 editions published between 1950 and 2016 in English and Chinese and held by 1,240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chaos reigns when the beautiful daughter of a family casually announces her plans to marry. What follows is a warmly humorous story, with wedding preparations, ruffled egos and the unavoidable meeting with the prospective in-laws
Dinner at eight by George Cukor( Visual )

13 editions published between 1960 and 2005 in English and held by 933 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Park Avenue snob gives a dinner party for a visiting English peer. Little does she realize that her shipping magnate husband is bankrupt and that her daughter is having an affair with an older man
The Barkleys of Broadway by Charles Walters( Visual )

11 editions published between 1987 and 2016 in English and French and held by 916 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Josh and Dinah Barkley are a successful (though argumentative) musical-comedy team, yet Dinah chafes as Galatea to her husband's Pygmalion. When serious playwright Jacques Barredout envisions her as a great dramatic actress, Dinah is not hard to persuade
The man who came to dinner by William Keighley( Visual )

6 editions published between 1983 and 2016 in English and held by 710 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A pompous lecturer is forced to spend the winter inside a prominent Ohio family's home due to injury, and proceeds to meddle with the lives of everyone in the household
With a feather on my nose by Billie Burke( Book )

8 editions published between 1949 and 2015 in English and held by 562 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The popular comedienne's account of her theatrical career and her married life with Florenz Ziegfeld
Topper ; Topper returns( Visual )

7 editions published between 1937 and 2013 in English and held by 464 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[Topper]: A sophisticated and playful couple become ghosts and haunt the life of a stuffy banker. [Topper returns]: Cosmo Topper helps a shapely ghost track down her killer
Sergeant Rutledge by John Ford( Visual )

13 editions published between 1960 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An African-American "buffalo soldier" is accused of rape and murder, but is successfully defended by a white officer during his trial in 1881
Father's little dividend by Vincente Minnelli( Visual )

23 editions published between 1951 and 2017 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stanley Banks, having married off his daughter, finds his peace and quiet shattered when he learns he's about to become a grandfather
The young Philadelphians by Vincent Sherman( Visual )

3 editions published between 1995 and 2006 in English and held by 338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anthony Lawrence is an up-and-coming lawyer, whose career is interrupted by the Korean War. On the eve of his decision to run for political office, he finds himself about to defend a down-and-out friend in a murder case that threatens to expose the Main Line's darkest secrets
The Wizard of Oz( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a nasty neighbor tries to have her dog put to sleep, Dorothy takes her dog, Toto, and starts to run away. A tornado appears and carries her to the magical land of Oz. Wishing to return home, she begins to travel to the city of Oz where a great wizard lives. On her way she meets a Scarecrow who needs a brain, a Tin Man who wants a heart, and a Cowardly Lion who desperately needs courage. They all hope the all-mighty Wizard of Oz will help them, but they have to get to the Emerald City before the Wicked Witch of the West catches up with them
With powder on my nose by Billie Burke( Book )

14 editions published between 1950 and 2016 in English and held by 309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reminiscences and practical advice for all mature women
In this our life by John Huston( Visual )

7 editions published between 1942 and 2008 in English and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stanley Timberlake is a young woman who decides to dump her fiancé and runs off with her sister Roy's husband. They marry, settle in Baltimore, and Stanley ultimately drives Peter to drink and suicide. Stanley returns home to Richmond only to learn that her sister Roy and old flame Craig have fallen in love and plan to marry. The jealous and selfish Stanley attempts to win back Craig's affections, but her true character is revealed when, rather than take the rap herself, she attempts to pin a hit and run accident on a young black clerk who works in Craig's law office
Christopher Strong by Dorothy Arzner( Visual )

13 editions published between 1933 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[Christopher Strong] A record-breaking flyer falls hopelessly in love with a married man. Though madly in love, he can't divorce his good natured and caring wife
Topper( Visual )

13 editions published between 1937 and 2017 in English and German and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sophisticated and playful couple become ghosts and haunt the life of a stuffy banker
Doubting Thomas by Andrea del Verrocchio( Visual )

6 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Will Rogers plays Thomas Brown, president of Brown's Breakfast Sausage. All's well until Mrs. Brown decides to join an amateur theater group. Even a disastrous opening night fails to dampen anyone's enthusiasm, so Thomas resorts to other means to discourage his wife's theatrical ambitions
The Young in heart( Visual )

9 editions published between 1938 and 2018 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Carleton family will do anything for money, except work. They meet a lonely old woman who decides to take them into her home. George-Anne Carleton, the savvy and cynical baby of the family, hatches the perfect plan: pretend to be decent hardworking people in the hopes that the old woman rewrites her will in their favor! How long can you play a role before you actually become it?
Eternally yours( Visual )

21 editions published between 1980 and 2010 in English and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anita (Loretta Young) falls for magician The Great Arturo (David Niven) and dumps her fiancé Donald Barnes (Broderick Crawford) to become the magician's wife and stage assistant. After a few years traveling the world with non-stop performances, Anita longs for the quiet life in a country farmhouse. Unnerved by her husband's flirting, tired of traveling and concerned about Arturo's dangerous escape stunts, Anita pulls a "disappearing act" of her own to force her husband to understand her feelings
Greatest classic films collection. Arsenic and old lace ; A night at the opera ; The long, long trailer ; Father of the bride( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[Disc 2]. In The long, long trailer, newlyweds hit the honeymoon road with a 40-foot trailer in tow. In Father of the bride, chaos reigns when the beautiful daughter of a family casually announces her plans to marry. What follows is a warmly humorous story, with wedding preparations, ruffled egos and the unavoidable meeting with the prospective in-laws
Becky Sharp by Rouben Mamoulian( Visual )

11 editions published between 1935 and 2014 in English and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This film was the first full length feature to use the three-strip Technicolor process and stars Miriam Hopkins in the title role. Set during the end of the Napoleonic era, this tale centers on Becky Sharp, a young woman from a lower class family that works her way up into society through contacts she makes while at school. After using various men to raise her status with society, Becky's standing is dealt a serious blow and is forced to work as a singing girl working in a beer hall. Undaunted by her decline, Becky vows to once again gain her status with society and eventually resumes her climb
 
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Dinner at eight
Alternative Names
Bili Berk

Billie Burke actrice américaine

Billie Burke actriz estadounidense

Billie Burke aktorka amerykańska

Billie Burke Amerikaans acteur

Billie Burke Amerikaans actrice

Billie Burke attrice statunitense

Billie Burke US-amerikanische Schauspielerin

Burke, Billie 1886-

Burke, Billy.

Burke, Billy 1885-1970

Burke, Ethel 1885-1970

Burke, Mary William Ethelbert Appleton.

Burke Mary William Ethelbert Appleton 1885-1970

Ziegfeld, Florenz 1886-1970 Mrs

Ziegfeld, Florenz, Mrs, 1886-1970

Били Берк

Билли Бёрк

Біллі Берк

Բիլի Բյորք

בילי בורק

بلی برک

بیلی برک بازیگر آمریکایی

빌리 버크

ビリー・バーク

比利·伯克 (女演員)

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Father of the brideDinner at eightThe man who came to dinnerSergeant RutledgeThe Wizard of OzIn this our lifeEternally yoursGreatest classic films collection. Arsenic and old lace ; A night at the opera ; The long, long trailer ; Father of the bride