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George Burns : an American life

Author: Lawrence J Epstein
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. ; London : McFarland, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This all-inclusive biography explores George Burns' career against the backdrop of American entertainment history in the 20th century. His loves, his close friendship with Jack Benny, his rivalry with Groucho Marx, and his latter-day success in films are all carefully detailed"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Biographie
Biography
Named Person: George Burns; George Burns; George Burns
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Lawrence J Epstein
ISBN: 9780786458493 0786458496
OCLC Number: 714086527
Description: x, 202 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Looking back --
The land of hope and tears --
The not-so-dumb Dora --
The theater of the mind and the silver screen --
Burns and Allen and the magic box --
Goodnight, Gracie --
"I can't die. I'm booked."
Responsibility: Lawrence J. Epstein.

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"This all-inclusive biography explores George Burns' career against the backdrop of American entertainment history in the 20th century. His loves, his close friendship with Jack Benny, his rivalry with Groucho Marx, and his latter-day success in films are all carefully detailed"--Provided by publisher.

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