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Burns, George 1896-1996

Overview
Works: 753 works in 1,586 publications in 3 languages and 31,778 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Drama  Animated films  Comedy films  Children's films  Juvenile works  Anecdotes  Musical films  Humor  Television comedies 
Roles: Author, Actor, Performer, Narrator, Singer, Interviewee, Commentator, Lyricist
Classifications: PN2287.B87, B
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about George Burns
 
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Dr. Burns' prescription for happiness by George Burns( Book )

8 editions published between 1984 and 1986 in English and Chinese and held by 1,398 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 )

13 editions published between 1983 and 1989 in English and held by 1,179 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 )

6 editions published between 1985 and 1986 in English and held by 1,048 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The George Burns & Gracie Allen Show by George Burns( Visual )

143 editions published between 1950 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 766 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three episodes of the George Burns & Gracie Allen Show broadcast on CBS from October 12, 1950 to September 22, 1958
"Oh, God!"( Visual )

15 editions published between 1977 and 2002 in English and Spanish and held by 684 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
Neil Simon's The Sunshine Boys by Herbert Ross( Visual )

24 editions published between 1975 and 2015 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 660 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two feuding vaudeville comedians who toured the country for 43 years as The Sunshine Boys are reunited after years apart to make a television commercial--if they can keep from murdering each other
The aristocats by Walt Disney( Visual )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 616 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This enchanting tale begins in Paris, when a kind and eccentric millionairess wills her entire estate to her family - a family of adorable high-society cats
W.C. Fields comedy collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 508 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 and Allen by George Burns( Recording )

90 editions published between 1946 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 502 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two episodes from the Burns and Allen radio program
Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band( Visual )

8 editions published between 1978 and 2003 in English and held by 367 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 2013 in 3 languages and held by 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Song, dance, and comedy accompany a tale of love between an upperclass English woman and a visiting American. Contains George Gershwin's last completed score
I love her, that's why! An autobiography by George Burns( Book )

6 editions published between 1955 and 1966 in English and held by 304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Burns and Allen
The George Burns & Gracie Allen Show( Visual )

25 editions published between 1950 and 2010 in English and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three episodes of the George Burns & Gracie Allen Show, originally broadcast on CBS from October 12, 1950 to September 22, 1958
The Lucy show( Visual )

26 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Five episodes of the television programs, originally airing October 31, 1966 (Lucy gets a roommate), November 7, 1966 (Lucy & Carol in Palm Springs), November 21, 1966 (Lucy meets John Wayne), September 12, 1966 (Lucy with George Burns), and September 11, 1967 (Lucy meets the Berles)
Oh, God! Book II( Visual )

6 editions published between 1980 and 2005 in English and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Via a fortune cookie, God invites a clever 11-year-old to write Him an advertising slogan -- and gets way more than He bargained for
Old-time radio( Recording )

4 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 241 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
Carole Lombard : the glamour collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

(Man of the world) A young American girl visits Paris accompanied by her fiancee and her wealthy uncle. (We're not dressing) Beautiful high society type Doris Worthington is entertaining guests on her yacht in the Pacific when it hits a reef and sinks. (Hands across the table) A loafer and a manicurist, both planning to marry money, meet and form an uneasy alliance. (Love before breakfast) Kay bounces between boyfriend Bill and a Wall Street tycoon who thinks he knows what's best for her and bosses her around. (The princess comes across) A woman pretends to be royalty in order to get aboard a crusie ship. (True confession) Helen and Ken are a pretty strange couple, she is a pathological liar, and he is a scrupulously honest lawyer
College swing( Visual )

3 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in English and held by 233 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
Going in style( Visual )

9 editions published between 1978 and 2004 in English and held by 230 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 219 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
 
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Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band
Alternative Names
Bimbaum, Naftaly 1896-1996

Birnbaum, Nathan 1896-1996

Birnbaum Nathan 1896-1996 acteur

Brinbaum, Nathan

Džordž Berns

George Burns acteur américain

George Burns aktor amerykański

George Burns Amerikaans acteur

George Burns comico e attore statunitense

George Burns US-amerikanischer Schauspieler

Джордж Бёрнс американский актёр, комик

Джордж Бърнс

Џорџ Бернс

ג'ורג' ברנס

جورج برنز

조지 번스

ジョージ・バーンズ

バーンズ, ジョージ

Languages
English (507)

Spanish (3)

Chinese (2)

Covers
Neil Simon's The Sunshine BoysBurns and AllenSgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club BandA damsel in distressOld-time radioCarole Lombard : the glamour collectionInternational house