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Burnett, Carol

Works: 891 works in 1,628 publications in 6 languages and 41,783 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Biography  Juvenile works  Children's films  Animated films  Comedy films  Fantasy films  Musical films  Autobiographies 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Narrator, Singer, Interviewee, Host, Commentator, Author of introduction, Recipient, Speaker, Contributor, Other
Classifications: PN2287.B85, B
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Most widely held works about Carol Burnett
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Most widely held works by Carol Burnett
Annie by Charles Strouse( Visual )

106 editions published between 1981 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 3,390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the comic strip character Little Orphan Annie, who is adopted by billionaire "Daddy" Warbucks
Dr. Seuss' Horton hears a Who! by Jim Carrey( Visual )

25 editions published between 2008 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 2,531 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One day, Horton the elephant hears a cry for help coming from a speck of dust. Even though he can't see anyone on the speck, he decides to help it. Good thing since as it turns out, the speck of dust is home to the Whos, who live in their city of Whoville. Horton agrees to help protect the Whos and their home. Unfortunately for Horton, this gives him nothing but torment from his neighbors. They refuse to believe that anything could survive on the speck. Still, Horton stands by the motto that, "After all, a person is a person, no matter how small."
The secret world of Arrietty by Saoirse Ronan( Visual )

10 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 1,779 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In a secret world hidden beneath the floorboards, little people called Borrowers live quietly among us. But when tenacious and tiny Arrietty is discovered by Shawn, a human boy, their secret and forbidden friendship blossoms into an extraordinary adventure"--Container
In such good company : eleven years of laughter, mayhem, and fun in the sandbox by Carol Burnett( Book )

8 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 1,544 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Comedy legend Carol Burnett tells the hilarious behind-the-scenes story of her iconic weekly variety series, The Carol Burnett Show. Who but Carol Burnett herself has the timing, talent, and wit to pull back the curtain on the Emmy-Award winning show that made television history for eleven glorious seasons? In Such Good Company delves into little-known stories of the guests, sketches and antics that made the show legendary, as well as some favorite tales too good not to relive again. Carol lays it all out for us, from the show's original conception to its evolution into one of the most beloved primetime programs of its generation. Written with all the charm and humor fans expect from a masterful entertainer like Carol Burnett, In Such Good Company skillfully highlights the elements that made the show so successful in a competitive period when TV variety shows ruled the air waves. Putting the spotlight on everyone from her talented costars to her amazing guest stars--the most celebrated and popular entertainers of their day--Carol crafts a lively portrait of the talent and creativity that went into every episode. Here are all the topics readers want to know more about, including: how the show almost didn't air due to the misgivings of certain CBS vice presidents; how she discovered and hired Harvey Korman, Vicki Lawrence, Lyle Waggoner, and Tim Conway; anecdotes about guest stars and her close freindships with many of them, including Lucille Ball, Roddy Mcdowell, Jim Nabors, Bernadette Peters, Betty Grable, Steve Lawrence, Eydie Gorme, Gloria Swanson, Rita Hayworth, and Betty White; the people behind the scenes from Bob Mackie, her costume designer and partner in crime, to the wickedly funny cameraman who became a fixture during the show's opening Q & A; and Carol's takes on her favorite sketches and the unpredictable moments that took both the cast and viewers by surprise. This book is Carol's love letter to a golden era in television history through the lens of her brilliant show which won no less than 25 Emmy Awards! Get the best seat in the house as she reminisces about the outrageous tales that made working on the show as much fun as watching it"-
The trumpet of the swan by E. B White( Visual )

4 editions published in 2001 in English and Spanish and held by 955 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Widescreen and full screen. When triplets are born to proud trumpeter swan parents, everyone is bursting with joy. All seems perfect until they discover that their only son, Louie, can't speak. And without a voice, Louie can't compete against his loudmouth rival, Boyd, for the affections of his true love, Serena. But with help from a boy at camp and his teacher, and with dubious guidance from a big city agent, Louie discovers his own unique talents which help him find his place in the world"--Container
Post grad( Visual )

14 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 845 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ryden Malby has a master plan. Graduate college, get a great job, hang out with her best friend and find the perfect guy. But her plan spins out of control when she's forced to move back home with her eccentric family. By the time she lands her dream job, Ryden realizes it's meaningless without the man of her dreams, and the people she loves
Once upon a mattress by Mary Rodgers( Visual )

10 editions published between 1964 and 2005 in English and held by 761 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Queen Aggravian sabotages the efforts of every young princess who hopes to marry her son, Prince Dauntless--and no one else can settle down until he does. Honorable Sir Harry is determined to marry the lovely Lady Larken, so he sets off for faraway lands and returns with an unlikely candidate: Princess Winnifred from the swamps. It's love at first sight for the Prince, so the Queen sets about planning her most difficult challenge yet. The palace is filled with merriment and mischief while everyone wonders, will Princess "Fred" pass the Queen's test?"--The container
"Noises off--" by Michael Frayn( Visual )

20 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 649 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A travelling theater group has so much going on behind the curtain, they almost ruin their performance in front of the curtain
Once upon a mattress : original cast by Mary Rodgers( Recording )

18 editions published between 1959 and 1993 in English and held by 604 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A 1959 Broadway original cast soundtrack based on Hans Christian Andersen's tale, the Princess and the Pea
Follies in concert by Stephen Sondheim( Visual )

11 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in English and held by 546 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This documentary follows the preparations for a concert performance of composer-lyricist Stephen Sondheim's 1971 musical "Follies". Ranging from the rehearsal rooms to backstage at the two sold-out performances, it concludes with musical excerpts from the concert. The concerts were produced by Thomas Z. Shepard & directed by Herbert Ross, at Avery Fisher Hall, Lincoln Center, New York City
The four seasons by Antonio Vivaldi( Visual )

20 editions published between 1981 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 528 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three very close-knit upper middle-class couples periodically take vacations together. These gatherings turn into a bittersweet exploration of not only their friendship, but divorce and its consequences, after one of the men leaves his wife for a much younger woman
Make 'em laugh : the funny business of America( Visual )

2 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 471 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The documentary explores the currents of American comedy throughout a century of social and political change, illuminating how comedy has tackled and poked fun at our political system, race relations, gender issues, and the prevailing American standards and taboos in everyday life. Melding performance, biography and history, it features interviews with over 90 comedians, writers, producers, and historians
Moon over Broadway( Visual )

12 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 464 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Behind-the-scenes look at the making of the Broadway comedy Moon over Buffalo
Follies : in concert by Stephen Sondheim( Recording )

10 editions published in 1985 in English and Undetermined and held by 395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stephen Sondheim and James Goldman's 1971 musical returns with a new production that features two-time Tony Award winner Bernadette Peters
Who's on first? Verbal and visual gems from the films of Abbott & Costello by Richard J Anobile( Book )

3 editions published between 1972 and 1974 in English and held by 383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collection of comedy routines by the classic comedy duo Abbott and Costello
Let's bump up the lights!( Visual )

4 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Here, Carol Burnett and her incredibly talented cast are reunited before a live audience to relive, recount and remember their favorite moments captured in the legendary Question and Answer segment
The front page by Billy Wilder( Visual )

4 editions published between 1992 and 2007 in English and held by 362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story finds hard-nosed editor Walter Burns trying every trick in the book to keep his ace reporter Hildy Johnson from leaving the newspaper business to get married
Carol Burnett by A. & E. Television Network( Visual )

3 editions published between 1994 and 1996 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Simply put, Carol Burnett is one of the funniest people alive. She grew up wanting to be a writer and a cartoonist, but when she got her first laugh in acting class, her life changed overnight. She headed to New York for a shot at the big time. The rest is show biz history
The Carol Burnett show : show stoppers( Visual )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Outrageous, exclusive outtakes, vintage clips of sketches from the original show and a musical tribute to costume designer Bob Mackie
This time together : laughter and reflection by Carol Burnett( Book )

3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The comedic actress best known for "The Carol Burnett Show" reveals a life filled with ups, downs, and an undying love for making people laugh
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Burnett, Carol Creighton 1933-..

Carol Burnett actrice américaine

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The four seasonsLet's bump up the lights!The front pageThis time together : laughter and reflectionThis time together : laughter and reflectionThis time together : laughter and reflectionQueens of comedy : Lucille Ball, Phyllis Diller, Carol Burnett, Joan Rivers, and the new generation of funny women