WorldCat Identities

Burke, Billie 1885-1970

Overview
Works: 262 works in 653 publications in 6 languages and 16,649 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Musical films  Comedy films  Fantasy films  Children's films  Romantic comedy films  Domestic comedy films  Biographical films  Action and adventure films 
Roles: Actor, Author, Performer, Costume designer, Other, Singer, Dedicatee, Correspondent
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Billie Burke
The Wizard of Oz by Victor Fleming( Visual )

122 editions published between 1939 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 6,261 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 Nancy Meyers( Visual )

13 editions published between 1950 and 2016 in English and Chinese and held by 1,235 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 939 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 921 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Josha and Dinah Barkley are a successful (but argumentative) musical-comedy team. But their duo is threatened when a serious playwright envisions Dinah as a great dramatic actress
The man who came to dinner by George S Kaufman( Visual )

6 editions published between 1983 and 2016 in English and held by 712 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 521 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The popular comedienne's account of her theatrical career and her married life with Florenz Ziegfeld. This is the life story of an actress, a beautiful redheaded actress who lived and played in a glittering era now gone but fondly remembered. Although she attained moments of great fame and happiness, she never knew security. Like her father, the well-known clown, she went through life with a feather on her nose
Topper ; Topper returns( Visual )

4 editions published between 1937 and 2013 in English and held by 462 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 )

14 editions published between 1960 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 424 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 )

24 editions published between 1951 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tulsa: Tulsa, Oklahoma at the beginning of the oil boom. Cherokee Lansing's rancher father is killed in a fight with the Tanner Oil Company. She plans revenge with the help of an oil expert and a childhood friend. When the oil and the money start gushing in Cherokee has new ideas about what to do with the land
The young Philadelphians by Vincent Sherman( Visual )

3 editions published between 1995 and 2006 in English and held by 339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anthony Lawrence grabs all he can from life's silver platter. The young lawyer knows the right words, the right friends, and how to get his way
The Wizard of Oz( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 320 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
In this our life by John Huston( Visual )

7 editions published between 1942 and 2008 in English and held by 307 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
With powder on my nose by Billie Burke( Book )

14 editions published between 1950 and 2016 in English and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reminiscences and practical advice for all mature women
Christopher Strong by Dorothy Arzner( Visual )

12 editions published between 1933 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[Jail bait] A newspaperman deliberately allows himself to be imprisoned on a murder charge in order that another reporter can track down the real murderer
Topper( Visual )

14 editions published between 1937 and 2017 in English and German and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sophisticated and playful couple become ghosts and haunt the life of a stuffy banker. A comedy
Doubting Thomas( Visual )

6 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in English and held by 175 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
Eternally yours( Visual )

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

Loretta Young deserts her magician husband due to the boredom of their shiftless life and marries another man, realizing her true feelings for him only when she thinks he has drowned
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 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[Disc 1]. In Arsenic and old lace, a drama critic about to marry discovers insanity runs in his family. In A night at the opera, a New York scandal, a riot on a ship, and an evening of insanity in a concert hall are some of the problems resulting from Groucho's outrageous business schemes. The goal-- to bring Milan's finest opera stars to Manhattan
Becky Sharp by Rouben Mamoulian( Visual )

11 editions published between 1935 and 2014 in English and held by 127 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
The Young in heart( Visual )

4 editions published between 1938 and 2004 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Carletons are a fortune hunting family who will try just about anything to get rich quick. Invited to live with Miss Ellen Fortune, they see a golden opportunity to become the beneficiaries of her will
 
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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