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Burns, George 1896-1996

Overview
Works: 974 works in 1,783 publications in 4 languages and 31,058 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Drama  Comedy films  Children's films  Animated films  Musical films  Juvenile works  Anecdotes  Biographies  Autobiographies 
Roles: Author, Actor, Performer, Narrator, Singer, Interviewee, Lyricist, Speaker, Commentator
Classifications: PN2287.B87, B
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Most widely held works about George Burns
 
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Dr. Burns' prescription for happiness by George Burns( Book )

11 editions published between 1984 and 1986 in English and Chinese and held by 1,312 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 )

15 editions published between 1983 and 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,088 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 )

2 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 737 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Oh, God!" by Carl Reiner( Visual )

19 editions published between 1977 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 690 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 )

27 editions published between 1975 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 657 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 )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 574 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
W.C. Fields comedy collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 500 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bank dick: "W.C. Fields is Egbert Souse, a lowly bank guard who divides his time between the Black Pussy Cat Cafe and his dreaded family. His humdrum life changes when fate leads him to heroism, Hollywood and the good life. Packed with classic routines, including a wacky cops and robbers chase"--Container
Burns and Allen by George Burns( Recording )

89 editions published between 1946 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 454 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two episodes from the Burns and Allen radio program
The George Burns and Gracie Allen show by George Burns( Visual )

38 editions published between 1950 and 2007 in English and held by 422 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The George Burns and Gracie Allen comedy team started in Vaudeville in the 1920s, moved to radio in the 1930s and transitioned to TV in 1950. George played the role of on-screen narrator of the proceedings and straight man to Gracie's scatterbrained involvements in amusing situations. Features 4 shows from the television series between 1950 and 1958
Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band( Visual )

10 editions published between 1978 and 2003 in English and held by 385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Lonely Hearts Club Band overcomes as evil plot to strip Heartland, U.S.A. of its love, joy, and music
The George Burns & Gracie Allen Show( Visual )

12 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and held by 344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three episodes of the George Burns & Gracie Allen Show broadcast on CBS from October 12, 1950 to September 22, 1958
A damsel in distress by George Stevens( Visual )

21 editions published between 1937 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 331 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 )

8 editions published between 1955 and 1966 in English and Undetermined and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Burns and Allen
Going in style( Visual )

11 editions published between 1978 and 2004 in English and held by 292 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
Oh, God! Book II by Gilbert Cates( Visual )

9 editions published between 1980 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 272 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 by Lucille Ball( Visual )

22 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and held by 254 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)
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 )

4 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in English and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

College swing: a tune-filled spoof of small-town college
Old-time radio( Recording )

6 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 225 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
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 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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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

Džordžas Bernsas

George Burns acteur américain

George Burns aktor amerykański

George Burns Amerikaans acteur

George Burns comico e attore statunitense

George Burns pemeran laki-laki asal Amerika Serikat

George Burns US-amerikanischer Schauspieler

Джордж Бёрнс американский актёр, комик

Джордж Бърнс

Џорџ Бернс

ג'ורג' ברנס

ג'ורג' ברנס שחקן אמריקאי

جرج برنز

جورج برنز

조지 번스

ジョージ・バーンズ

バーンズ, ジョージ

乔治·伯恩斯

巴瑞·波斯威克

Languages
English (427)

Chinese (3)

French (1)

Spanish (1)

Covers
Neil Simon's The Sunshine BoysBurns and AllenSgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club BandA damsel in distressCarole Lombard : the glamour collectionOld-time radioGeorge Burns : in his own words