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Burke, Billie 1885-1970

Overview
Works: 254 works in 569 publications in 6 languages and 15,140 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Musical films  Fantasy films  Children's films  Comedy films  Action and adventure films  Juvenile works  Domestic comedy films  Romantic comedy films 
Roles: Actor, Author, Performer, Costume designer, Singer, Other, Correspondent, Dedicatee
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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The Wizard of Oz by Victor Fleming( visu )
94 editions published between 1939 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 5,066 libraries worldwide
Dorothy Gale lives with her Aunt Em and Uncle Henry. She has a pet dog named Toto. When Miss Gulch takes Toto away, Toto escapes and runs back to Dorothy. Soon, she runs away from home, and runs into the fake psychic, Professor Marvel. He tells Dorothy that her Auntie Em is sick, so Dorothy and Toto run back home, but a tornado comes and takes Dorothy and Toto to Oz, a place somewhere over the rainbow. She lands in Munchkinland. Her house accidentally lands on the Wicked Witch of the West's sister and Dorothy magically inherits the pair of ruby slippers that were on her feet. Glinda, the Good Witch of the North tells Dorothy to follow the Yellow Brick Road to see the Wizard so she can get back home. Along the way, she befriends Scarecrow, Tinman, and Lion. They are also seeking help from the Wizard because the Scarecrow needs a brain, Tinman needs a heart, and Lion needs courage
Father of the bride by Vincente Minnelli( visu )
11 editions published between 1987 and 2016 in English and Chinese and held by 1,213 libraries worldwide
"Father of the Bride is the delightfully humorous story of the trials and tribulations which beset a family prior to thier daughter's big day"--Container
Dinner at eight by George Cukor( visu )
12 editions published between 1960 and 2005 in English and held by 962 libraries worldwide
A Park Avenue snob gives a dinner party for a visiting English peer. Little does she realize that her shipping magnate husband is bankrupt and that her daughter is having an affair with an older man
The Barkleys of Broadway by Charles Walters( visu )
7 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in English and held by 920 libraries worldwide
Josh and Dinah Barkley are a successful (though argumentative) musical-comedy team, yet Dinah chafes as Galatea to her husband's Pygmalion. When serious playwright Jacques Barredout envisions her as a great dramatic actress, Dinah is not hard to persuade
The man who came to dinner by William Keighley( visu )
4 editions published between 1983 and 2006 in English and held by 697 libraries worldwide
A pompous lecturer is forced to spend the winter inside a prominent Ohio family's home due to injury, and proceeds to meddle with the lives of everyone in the household
With a feather on my nose by Billie Burke( Book )
7 editions published between 1949 and 1995 in English and held by 526 libraries worldwide
The popular comedienne's account of her theatrical career and her married life with Florenz Ziegfeld
Topper ; Topper returns ( visu )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 465 libraries worldwide
[Topper]: A sophisticated and playful couple become ghosts and haunt the life of a stuffy banker. [Topper returns]: Cosmo Topper helps a shapely ghost track down her killer
Sergeant Rutledge by John Ford( visu )
15 editions published between 1960 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 413 libraries worldwide
An African-American "buffalo soldier" is accused of rape and murder, but is successfully defended by a white officer during his trial in 1881
The young Philadelphians by Vincent Sherman( visu )
2 editions published between 1995 and 2006 in English and held by 341 libraries worldwide
Anthony Lawrence is an up-and-coming lawyer, whose career is interrupted by the Korean War. On the eve of his decision to run for political office, he finds himself about to defend a down-and-out friend in a murder case that threatens to expose the Main Line's darkest secrets
The Wizard of Oz ( visu )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 321 libraries worldwide
When a nasty neighbor tries to have her dog put to sleep, Dorothy takes her dog, Toto, and starts to run away. A tornado appears and carries her to the magical land of Oz. Wishing to return home, she begins to travel to the city of Oz where a great wizard lives. On her way she meets a Scarecrow who needs a brain, a Tin Man who wants a heart, and a Cowardly Lion who desperately needs courage. They all hope the all-mighty Wizard of Oz will help them, but they have to get to the Emerald City before the Wicked Witch of the West catches up with them
In this our life by John Huston( visu )
7 editions published between 1942 and 2008 in English and held by 308 libraries worldwide
Stanley Timberlake is a young woman who decides to dump her fiancé and runs off with her sister Roy's husband. They marry, settle in Baltimore, and Stanley ultimately drives Peter to drink and suicide. Stanley returns home to Richmond only to learn that her sister Roy and old flame Craig have fallen in love and plan to marry. The jealous and selfish Stanley attempts to win back Craig's affections, but her true character is revealed when, rather than take the rap herself, she attempts to pin a hit and run accident on a young black clerk who works in Craig's law office
With powder on my nose by Billie Burke( Book )
10 editions published between 1959 and 2016 in English and held by 266 libraries worldwide
Reminiscences and practical advice for all mature women
Father's little dividend by Vincente Minnelli( visu )
21 editions published between 1951 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 249 libraries worldwide
Stanley Banks, having married off his daughter, finds his peace and quiet shattered when he learns he's about to become a grandfather
Christopher Strong by Dorothy Arzner( visu )
11 editions published between 1933 and 2011 in English and German and held by 225 libraries worldwide
Hepburn portrays a record-breaking flyer who falls hopelessly in love with a married man (Colin Clive). Though madly in love, he can't divorce his good natured and caring wife (Billie Burke)
Topper ( visu )
11 editions published between 1937 and 2010 in English and German and held by 190 libraries worldwide
"Nach einem tödlichen Verkehrsunfall kehrt ein leichtlebiges Ehepaar für kurze Zeit ins Leben zurück, um an einem von seiner Frau tyrannisierten Bankier eine gute Tat zu vollbringen. Leicht frivole Filmgroteske aus den 30er Jahren mit verblüffenden Filmtricks, glänzenden Darstellern und geistreichen Dialogen [...]". [film-dienst.de]
Doubting Thomas ( visu )
4 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in English and held by 175 libraries worldwide
Will Rogers plays Thomas Brown, president of Brown's Breakfast Sausage. All's well until Mrs. Brown decides to join an amateur theater group. Even a disastrous opening night fails to dampen anyone's enthusiasm, so Thomas resorts to other means to discourage his wife's theatrical ambitions
Eternally yours ( visu )
19 editions published between 1980 and 2010 in English and held by 138 libraries worldwide
It's a magic show; it's a love triangle; it's escapism at its best. Complete with world cruises, chincilla coats, champagne hangovers, elaborate lodges, and Houdini-like stunts, this melodrama/comedy is refreshing from beginning to end
Greatest classic films collection. Arsenic and old lace ; A night at the opera ; The long, long trailer ; Father of the bride ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 135 libraries worldwide
[Disc 2]. In The long, long trailer, newlyweds hit the honeymoon road with a 40-foot trailer in tow. In Father of the bride, chaos reigns when the beautiful daughter of a family casually announces her plans to marry. What follows is a warmly humorous story, with wedding preparations, ruffled egos and the unavoidable meeting with the prospective in-laws
Young in heart ( visu )
4 editions published between 1938 and 2004 in English and held by 119 libraries worldwide
A family of card sharks meet a wealthy older lady who is very lonely. They hope that by winning her affections, she will name them in her will
Becky Sharp by Rouben Mamoulian( visu )
10 editions published between 1935 and 2010 in English and held by 113 libraries worldwide
An adaptation of Thackeray's Vanity Fair about a hardened orphan who wages war on English society as an ambitious social climber. The first feature film photographed in Technicolor
 
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Alternative Names
Bili Berk
Billie Burke actrice américaine
Billie Burke actriz estadounidense
Billie Burke aktorka amerykańska
Billie Burke Amerikaans acteur
Billie Burke Amerikaans actrice
Billie Burke attrice statunitense
Billie Burke US-amerikanische Schauspielerin
Burke, Billie 1886-
Burke, Billy 1885-1970
Burke, Ethel 1885-1970
Burke Mary William Ethelbert Appleton 1885-1970
Ziegfeld, Florenz 1886-1970 Mrs
Ziegfeld, Florenz, Mrs, 1886-1970
Били Берк
Билли Бёрк
Біллі Берк
Բիլի Բյորք
בילי בורק
بلی برک
بیلی برک بازیگر آمریکایی
빌리 버크
ビリー・バーク
比利·伯克 (女演員)
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