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Burns, George 1896-1996

Overview
Works: 983 works in 1,616 publications in 4 languages and 32,842 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Drama  Anecdotes  Juvenile works  Humor  Film adaptations  History  Fiction  Television programs  Television comedies 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Former owner, Singer, Commentator, Lyricist, Vocalist
Classifications: PN2287.B87, B
Publication Timeline
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Publications about  George Burns Publications about George Burns
Publications by  George Burns Publications by George Burns
posthumous Publications by George Burns, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about George Burns
 
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Most widely held works by George Burns
Dr. Burns' prescription for happiness by George Burns ( Book )
6 editions published between 1984 and 1986 in English and held by 1,496 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Renowned actor-comedian offers personal observations, stories, anecdotes, and advice about dealing with life's ups and downs and increasing one's happiness and well-being through good will and laughter
How to live to be 100--or more : the ultimate diet, sex, and exercise book by George Burns ( Book )
12 editions published between 1983 and 1989 in English and held by 1,275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The noted comedian shares his tips on longevity and includes provocative anecdotes about his personal life, friends, career, and Gracie
Dear George : advice & answers from America's leading expert on everything from A to B by George Burns ( Book )
9 editions published between 1985 and 1986 in English and held by 1,135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The movie star and comedian answers a variety of questions and offers comic personal advice and practical solutions, as well as a generous selection of anecodotes from his show business career
"Oh, God!" ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1977 and 2002 in English and Spanish and held by 692 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jerry Landers, (John Denver) a supermarket assistant manager and a good yet non-religious person, suddenly finds a note in the mail one day that grants him an "interveiw" with God. Thinking it to be a hoax he tosses it away, but when it keeps reappearing he finally gives in. Skeptical at first, he ends up carrying His personal message - that the world can work with what God's given us
The aristocats by Walt Disney ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 639 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the heart of Paris, a kind and eccentric millionairess wills her entire estate to Duchess, her high-society cat. Duchess has three little kittens. A greedy, bumbling butler pulls off the ultimate catnap caper. Now it's up to the rough-and-tumble alley cat, Thomas O'Malley, and his band of swingin' jazz cats to save the day
The Sunshine Boys by Herbert Ross ( Visual )
19 editions published between 1975 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 573 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of two ex-vaudeville actors who are reunited for a TV show
The George Burns & Gracie Allen Show ( Visual )
43 editions published between 1950 and 2010 in English and held by 530 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Three episodes of the George Burns & Gracie Allen Show broadcast on CBS from October 12, 1950 to September 22, 1958
W.C. Fields comedy collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 512 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
Burns & Allen by George Burns ( Recording )
83 editions published between 1946 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 441 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two episodes from the Burns and Allen radio program
I love her, that's why! An autobiography by George Burns ( Book )
8 editions published between 1955 and 1966 in English and Undetermined and held by 331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of Burns and Allen
Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1978 and 2003 in English and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Lonely Hearts Club Band overcomes an evil plot to strip Heartland, U.S.A. of its love, joy, and music
A damsel in distress by George Stevens ( Visual )
21 editions published between 1937 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Song, dance, and comedy accompany a tale of love between an upperclass English woman and a visiting American. Features George Gershwin's last completed score
Old-time radio ( Recording )
4 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 265 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
Going in style ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1978 and 2004 in English and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Three senior citizens who are bored with their lives decide to rob a bank. If they get away with it they have the money, and if they get caught they wonder what the police will do to three old men
International house ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1933 and 2004 in English and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A zany scientist in China invents a radio you can see : television. Every country wants to buy the rights, so characters from around the world converge on China and collide into a free-wheeling double-dealing variety show
Oh, God! Book II ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1980 and 2005 in English and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
God (George Burns) announces his presence by tucking a note inside a Chinese fortune cookie. An 11 year old girl, heeds His summons and writes Him an advertising summons
An evening with George Burns by George Burns ( Recording )
6 editions published between 1974 and 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents George Burns performing jokes and singing before a live audience
College swing ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1993 and 2002 in English and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
College swing: a tune-filled spoof of small-town college. The big broadcast of 1938: W.C. Fields plays dual roles while Hope juggles three ex-wives and romances Dorothy Lamour
Oh God! You Devil ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1984 and 2005 in English and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
God announces his presence by tucking a note inside a fortune cookie. An 11 year old girl heeds His summons and writes Him an advertising slogan
The Lucy show ( Visual )
23 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In these hilarious episodes of The Lucy Show, see what made Lucille Ball TV's monarch of comedy
 
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Alternative Names
Birnbaum, Nathan, 1896-1996
Birnbaum Nathan 1896-1996 acteur
Brinbaum, Nathan
バーンズ, ジョージ
Languages
English (384)
Spanish (2)
German (1)
Japanese (1)
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