WorldCat Identities

Allen, Fred 1894-1956

Overview
Works: 405 works in 598 publications in 2 languages and 6,278 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Records and correspondence  Drama  History  Fiction  Radio plays  Radio programs 
Roles: Performer, Narrator, Actor, Author of screenplay, Adapter, Host, Speaker, fme, Lyricist, Composer
Classifications: PN2287.A48, 927.92
Publication Timeline
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Publications about  Fred Allen Publications about Fred Allen
Publications by  Fred Allen Publications by Fred Allen
posthumous Publications by Fred Allen, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Fred Allen
The Jazz age ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1989 and 2003 in English and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Chronicles the era beginning with the Versailles Conference of 1919 and ending with the stock market crash of 1929, a period characterized as one of excessive pleasure-seeking in the United States. Prohibition, the Charleston, Al Capone, jazz, gang warfare, isolationism, women's suffrage, Harding, the stock market, the "It" girl, the Ku Klux Klan, royalty, Coolidge, trips abroad, Paris, Charles Lindbergh, Will Rogers, sports, Hoover, Broadway, and Hollywood are all examined as icons of the period. Newsreel footage and period music are used to supplement
O. Henry's full house ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1952 and 2006 in English and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
John Steinbeck introduces dramatizations of five of O. Henry's short stories
We're not married by Edmund Goulding ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1952 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A justice-of-the-peace learns, to his horror, that his license is invalid. He and his wife track down the five couples whom he has "married" to inform them and invites them to "renew" their vows. Couple 1 are an on-air radio team who would really love to do each other in. Couple 2 consist of a husband and contestant-happy wife. Couple 3 are a talkative couple who ran out of things to say to one another. Couple 4 consists of a millionaire and his money bilting bride. Couple 5 consists of a young GI and his pregnant bride
The Fred Allen show by Fred Allen ( Recording )
51 editions published between 1945 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Last Fred Allen broadcast: Fred and Portland take their final walk down Allen's alley and visit with Senator Claghorn, Titus Moody, Mrs. Nussbaum and Ajax Cassidy
Old-time radio's greatest comedies ( Recording )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
It's in the bag! ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1978 and 2013 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An old tycoon decides to leave his fortune to his only living heir, Fred Floogle, a flea circus impresario, but the tycoon's crooked attorney and his old business partners kill the man and frame Fred for the murder. Fred discovers that part of the money and evidence clearing him is stuffed in one of the chairs he ended up selling in an auction to different buyers. The rest of the film goes off on any number of hilarious tangents, each tied-in ever so tenuously to the plot
The Bob Hope Show ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Old-time radio comedy favorites ( Recording )
2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Such men are dangerous by Paul Kavanagh ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Paul Kavanagh, an ex-Green Beret with nothing but time on his hands, gets an offer to steal a shipment of tactical nuclear weapons form the US government--and finds himself a partner, George Dattner, who has the cold eyes of a trained killer. Each of these men alone is dangerous. But anyone who tries to stop them together is guaranteed not to come out of it alive
Old time radio shows ( Recording )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Radio's greatest comedians ( Recording )
3 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Compete comedy skits from prime time radio shows
Kings of comedy the most famous comedians in the history of radio ( Recording )
3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ten original radio broadcasts from the golden age of radio. Featuring famous comedians in the history of radio
Old time radio shows ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fred Allen by Fred Allen ( Recording )
14 editions published between 1976 and 1997 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Eight comedy skits from the Fred Allen radio comedy show
Down in Allen's Alley ( Recording )
3 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jack Benny remotes ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Radio Spirits presents a collection of broadcasts from the Golden Age of Radio. Featured here are a series of episodes starring Jack Benny, the legendary vaudeville comedian
For the troops classic radio for the armed forces ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Designed to boost the morale of those fighting far from home, these programs featured the biggest stars and performers of the time. This special collection is dedicated to our fighting forces, both past and present, and features Jack Benny, Bob Hope, The Andrews Sisters, Frank Sinatra, Judy Garland, The Benny Goodman Orchestra along with other legendary entertainers. Three hours of the best programming to air "every week until it was over, over there."
Best of Jack Benny ( )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of classic comedy radio programs of the "Jack Benny program"
Jack Benny vs Fred Allen the feud ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
For almost two decades, two radio comedians, Jack Benny and Fred Allen, participated in a long-running feud over the quality of Jack's violin playing. The principle incident initiating the feud and subsequent exchanges over the following year are presented, culminating with the return three years later of the young musician whose playing was featured at the start
Great Christmas comedy (selected sketches) ( Recording )
in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Huckle, Paul 1894-1956
James, Freddy 1894-1956
Saint James, Freddy 1894-1956
St. James, Freddy 1894-1956
Sullivan, John F. 1894-1956
Sullivan, John Florence 1894-1956
Sullivan, Johnny 1894-1956
Languages
English (152)
German (3)
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