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Bergen, Edgar 1903-1978

Overview
Works: 535 works in 738 publications in 2 languages and 7,831 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Juvenile works  Television programs  Puppet films  Film adaptations  Musical films  Fiction  Fairy tales  Animated films  Short films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Host, Narrator, Costume designer, Interviewer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications about  Edgar Bergen Publications about Edgar Bergen
Publications by  Edgar Bergen Publications by Edgar Bergen
posthumous Publications by Edgar Bergen, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Edgar Bergen
Fun & fancy free ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1982 and 2003 in English and held by 1,359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Bongo the circus bear is mistreated, he escapes to the forest and finds true love. Mickey, Donald, and Goofy find adventure up the beanstalk and meet Willie the Giant
The Muppet movie by Jim Henson ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 1,035 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On a fine day not so long ago, Kermit the Frog was playing and singing in the swamp. A lost Hollywood talent agent hears him, and tells him he has talent. Therefore, Kermit sets out for Hollywood to find fame and fortune. Along the way Fozzie Bear, Gonzo, the Electric Mayhem band, and the romantically inclined Miss Piggy join him. Fast food magnate Doc Hopper--who is determined to enlist Kermit as spokes-frog for his southern fried frog-leg restaurants--also follows him. Doc Hopper employs all means underhand to suborn Kermit, including abducting Miss Piggy. Kermit must make a choice between stopping Hopper and dashing the other Muppets dreams of the big time
The homecoming a Christmas story ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1986 and 2005 in English and held by 798 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A Christmas Eve tale of the Walton family set during the Depression of 1933. A story of love, hope and sharing. Inspired the long-running TV program "The Waltons". Television movie
W.C. Fields comedy collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 512 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
How to become a ventriloquist by Edgar Bergen ( Book )
9 editions published between 1938 and 2000 in English and held by 408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
You can't cheat an honest man by George Marshall ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1939 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Whipsnade's circus is the greatest show on earth, for keeping ahead of the sheriff. When luck runs thin, he races elephants and wagons to the state line
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
You bet your life ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Collects 18 classic episodes in their original, uncut glory."
I remember mama by George Stevens ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1986 and 1996 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Chronicled by her aspiring-writer daughter, Mama is the matriarch of an immigrant Norwegian family in 1910 San Francisco. She and her husband bring up their four children with great humor and hope, amid genteel poverty in a new land. Meddling relatives, illnesses and near-death draw the family together, and all are close to Mama, the one person who can make things right"--Slipcase
The Edgar Bergen and Charlie McCarthy show ( Recording )
5 editions published between 1994 and 2002 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ventriloquist Edgar Bergen and his dummy Charlie McCarthy rocketed to fame on The Chase and Sanborn Hour, supported by one of the greatest casts ever assembled for a radio series. Join Edgar, Charlie, and friends for three radio classics from the duo's first season on the airwaves
Old time radio comedy & laughter ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents twelve radio episodes, digitally restored and remastered from recordings of comedy shows broadcast during the golden age of radio. Includes Abbott and Costello's "Who's on first?" routine
Radio's comedy teams the masters of comic timing ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Disc 1. Abbott & Costello : Veronica Lake (12/02/43) ; Lion hunting (12/12/46) -- disc 2. Burns & Allen : Allergies (9/05/46) ; Lion hunting (12/12/46) -- disc 3. The Jack Benny show : Jack & Mary see Ronald Coleman's movie (2/01/48) ; Nightmare alley (2/08/48) -- disc 4. Amos & Andy : Acting (10/06/44) ; Mistaken identity (10/20/44) -- disc 5. Fibber McGee & Molly : Autumn Leaves Drive (11/25/53) ; Planning Elks New Year's Eve Party (12/29/53) ; Elks extravaganza (12/31/53) ; Fibber the plumber (1/29/53) ;' Overnight in the wrong house (10/28/55) -- disc. 6. The Bob Hope show : Blondie & Dagwood (12/20/38) ; Lum & Abner (2/29/44) -- disc 7. Vic & Sade : Midsommer's madness (7/18/46) ; An unsual border (10/10/46) -- disc 8. Amos & Andy : Madame Queen marriage (10/27/44) ; Nieces (11/3/44) -- disc 9. Burns & Allen : A couple of kleptomaniacs (10/07/48) ; George proposes again (9/25/49) -- disc 10. Kraft Music Hall/Suspense : Bergen & McCarthy (10/02/47) ; Redheaded woman (11/17/49)
Old time radio ( Recording )
2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents twelve radio episodes of comedy shows originally broadcast in the 1940s and 50s
Old time radio shows ( Recording )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Kings of comedy the most famous comedians in the history of radio ( Recording )
2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ten original radio broadcasts from the golden age of radio. Featuring famous comedians in the history of radio
Radio's greatest comedians ( Recording )
3 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Compete comedy skits from prime time radio shows
W.C. Fields on radio by W. C Fields ( Recording )
5 editions published between 1969 and 1970 in 3 languages and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents "classic Fields-McCarthy battles plus complete performances from Fields' own hilarious radio show."
Charlie McCarthy show ( Recording )
14 editions published between 1995 and 1999 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Side 1 - Abbott and Costello in a very funny skit about Uncle Guessit (May 3, 1942) Side 2 - Walt Disney gets into a discussion with Charlie about his new movie, "Fun and Fancy Free" (September 21, 1947)
Charlie McCarthy show. Fibber McGee & Molly ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1976 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Program 1, from the Charlie McCarthy show, stars W.C. Fields, Nelson Eddy, Rudy Vallee, Don Ameche and Jimmy Stewart. In program 2, Fibber plans a magic act for the Elk's Club Smoker
Edgar Bergen--Charlie McCarthy by Edgar Bergen ( Recording )
6 editions published between 1974 and 1982 in English and Undetermined and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Contains excerpts from the Edgar Bergen and Charlie McCarthy show originally broadcast from 1937 to 1956. Includes skits involving Bergen and his dummies, Charlie McCarthy and Mortimer Snerd, and two skits that feature Bergen's daughter, Candice
 
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English (116)
Spanish (1)
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