WorldCat Identities

Burke, Billie 1885-1970

Overview
Works: 304 works in 725 publications in 6 languages and 16,853 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Musical films  Film adaptations  Fantasy films  Juvenile works  Children's films  Comedy films  Romantic comedy films  Biographical films  Romance films 
Roles: Actor, Author, Performer, Costume designer, Other, Dedicatee, Correspondent, Singer
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 )

120 editions published between 1939 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 3,688 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dorothy Gale lives with her Aunt Em and Uncle Henry. She has a pet dog named Toto. When Miss Gulch takes Toto away, Toto escapes and runs back to Dorothy. Soon, she runs away from home, and runs into the fake psychic, Professor Marvel. He tells Dorothy that her Auntie Em is sick, so Dorothy and Toto run back home, but a tornado comes and takes Dorothy and Toto to Oz, a place somewhere over the rainbow. She lands in Munchkinland. Her house accidentally lands on the Wicked Witch of the West's sister and Dorothy magically inherits the pair of ruby slippers that were on her feet. Glinda, the Good Witch of the North tells Dorothy to follow the Yellow Brick Road to see the Wizard so she can get back home. Along the way, she befriends Scarecrow, Tinman, and Lion. They are also seeking help from the Wizard because the Scarecrow needs a brain, Tinman needs a heart, and Lion needs courage
The Wizard of Oz( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 1,314 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 )

12 editions published between 1950 and 2016 in English and Chinese and held by 1,119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A heartwarming comedy about a man preparing for his only daughter's wedding
The wizard of Oz( Visual )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 943 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dorothy Gale is swept away to a magical land in a tornado and embarks on a quest to see the Wizard who can help her return home
The Barkleys of Broadway by Charles Walters( Visual )

12 editions published between 1987 and 2016 in English and French and held by 918 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 715 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
Dinner at eight( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 657 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
With a feather on my nose by Billie Burke( Book )

8 editions published between 1949 and 2015 in English and held by 544 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

8 editions published between 1937 and 2013 in English and held by 452 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 )

15 editions published between 1960 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 427 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
The young Philadelphians by Directed by Vincent Sherman( Visual )

3 editions published between 1995 and 2006 in English and held by 332 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 319 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 302 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 )

12 editions published between 1950 and 2016 in English and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reminiscences and practical advice for all mature women
Father's little dividend by Vincente Minnelli( Visual )

20 editions published between 1951 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spencer Tracy, having married off his daughter, finds his peace and quiet shattered when he learns he's about to become a grandfather
Dinner at eight by George Cukor( Visual )

10 editions published between 1985 and 2005 in English and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Film concerns the efforts of a social-minded New York lady to give a dinner party to a royal British couple, her difficulties in picking just the right kind of guests, the necessity of inviting some oddly matched couples, all of them involved in little personal tragedies, and finally the failure of the guests of honor to show up
Christopher Strong by Dorothy Arzner( Visual )

14 editions published between 1933 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hepburn portrays a record-breaking flyer who falls hopelessly in love with a married man (Colin Clive). Though madly in love, he can't divorce his good natured and caring wife (Billie Burke)
Topper( Visual )

13 editions published between 1937 and 2017 in English and German and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

8 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in English and held by 177 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 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Carleton family will do anything for money, except work. Taken in by a rich, lonely old lady, George-Anne Carleton, the savvy and cynical baby of the family, hatches the perfect plan: pretending to be decent hardworking people in the hopes that the old lady will rewrite her will in their favor. But how long can you play a role before you actually become it?
 
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Father of the brideThe man who came to dinnerDinner at eightSergeant RutledgeThe Wizard of OzIn this our lifeDinner at eight
Alternative Names
Bili Berk

Billie Burke actrice américaine

Billie Burke actriz estadounidense

Billie Burke aktorka amerykańska

Billie Burke American stage and film actress

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

Burke Mary William Ethelbert Appleton "Billie"

Ziegfeld, Florenz 1886-1970 Mrs

Ziegfeld, Florenz, Mrs, 1886-1970

Били Берк

Билли Бёрк

Біллі Берк

Բիլի Բյորք

בילי בורק

بلی برک

بيلي بيرك

بیلی برک بازیگر آمریکایی

빌리 버크

ビリー・バーク

比利·伯克 (女演員)

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