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George Burns and Gracie Allen

a bio-bibliography

by Cynthia Clements

  • 148 Want to read
  • 5 Currently reading

Published by Greenwood Press in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

    Places:
  • 1896- ,
  • 1902-1964,
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Burns, George, 1896-,
    • Allen, Gracie, 1902-1964,
    • Burns, George, -- 1896- -- Bibliography,
    • Allen, Gracie, -- 1902-1964 -- Bibliography,
    • Comedians -- United States -- Biography,
    • Entertainers -- United States -- Biography

    • Edition Notes

      StatementCynthia Clements and Sandra Weber.
      SeriesBio-bibliographies in the performing arts,, no. 72
      ContributionsWeber, Sandra, 1952-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPN2287.B87 C64 1996
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxi, 412 p., [4] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages412
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL968466M
      ISBN 100313268835
      LC Control Number96004970

      Very moving memoir by cigar-puffing nonagenarian George Burns about his late wife, comedienne Gracie Allen, to whom he was married for 40 years and whom he partnered for 34 before her retirement. Burns writes marvelously throughout, without one slip in tone or dumb line, and with verbal cigar puffs to tell us when a joke has landed. He was ten years Gracie's senior .   videos Play all Popular Videos - The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show - Topic Burns and Allen: The Switchboard Operator - Duration: jefronty.

      Ronnie Burns Obituary Visit Guest Book LOS ANGELES (AP) - Ronnie Burns, the son of George Burns and Gracie Allen who played himself . Directed by Ralph Levy. With Gracie Allen, Bea Benaderet, George Burns, Bill Goodwin. George has an extended monologue until a book salesman arrives, then Gracie takes over confusing the daylights out of him. Singing group the "Skylarks" sing one song and are persuaded by George that they need a baritone to sing April Showers with them. When Gracie, Blanche, /10(5).

        Ronnie Burns was the adopted son of George Burns and Gracie Allen. There had never been any secret about his adoption. He came from The Cradle. Gracie said they chose him because he was the most sickly baby there and needed the most care. Ronnie was always referred to by the press as “the adopted son of.”. RSW Diary Comments about Dooryard Elm: "Painted in At my Halifax (Vt.) House. Taken by Harold Grieve from the studio in to Hollywood, California, and sold by him to Gracie Allen and George Burns of radio and movie fame for the library of their home at North Maple Drive, Beverly Hills, California, which Mr. Grieve had decorated, as one of the most prominent .


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George Burns and Gracie Allen by Cynthia Clements Download PDF EPUB FB2

Among those who did, Burns and Allen were two of the most talented. In this book George Burns tells the story. His wife Gracie Allen was one of the best comedians of the time. Audiences loved Gracie before they loved Lucy. We might not remember today that inas a publicity stunt, Gracie Allen ran for president/5().

Very pricey. As much as I enjoy reading and learning about George Burns and Gracie Allen, I was some what disappointed with this book. Yes, there are many details, but, some of them are incorrect, such as Gracie's birthday.

On one page it says J which is correct, but on another page it notes July 27 (incorrect).Cited by: 1. It is a delightful read about the classic comedy team of George Burns and Gracie Allen.

It tells the love story of George and Gracie whom George was George Burns and Gracie Allen book much in love with, once she passed, he never remarried.5/5(6). of results for Books: "Gracie Allen" Skip to main search results Amazon Prime.

Eligible for Free Shipping. Say Goodnight, Gracie!: The Story of George Burns & Gracie Allen. by Cheryl Blythe and Susan Sackett out of 5 stars 4. Kindle $ $ 9. Burns & Allen: Illogical Logic. by Original Radio. George Burns Writes a Final Loving Tribute to Gracie Allen By Dirk Mathison Updated Octo PMAuthor: Dirk Mathison.

The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show was produced under the banner of McCadden Productions, a company run by George Burns which he named after the street on which his brother William lived. While the series was in production Burns began producing other television shows and commercials.

On OctoBurns joined the cast of the CBS television series, The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show, playing himself but cast as a novice actor and college student studying drama who tended to look askance at his parents' comedy style. He first appeared on the show on Octo as the bridegroom on the episode "Gracie Gives a Wedding in Payment of a.

Then I will go home and listen to the radio. Maybe I should have held my election on a Wednesday, because then I could listen to the Burns & Allen broadcast. I love to hear that George Burns when he says, "I'll be back in a flash with more trash," and I think Gracie Allen is the cutest thing, don't you.

So do I. George Burns & Gracie Allen Show S2E22 Gracie confuses a desk with a person (Jul 3, ) - Duration: Groucho Marx - You Bet Your Lifeviews. "Gracie: A Love Story" is a heartwarming tribute by George Burns to his lovely late wife, Gracie Allen. In it, Burns gives her biography with his trademark charm and humor, and the reader can almost hear his voice as they read.

Though this book gives insights to Gracie, he also respected her privacy (this isn't a "tell-all" book)/5. The Story of George Burns and Gracie Allen", the authors stated that his wife, singer Benay Venuta resided in New York City, and the strain of commuting from Hollywood on weekends to be with her proved to be overwhelming.

In his third autobiography, Burns wrote that Clark was contractually obligated for one additional season, but demanded an additional five /10(K).

George Burns has 15 books on Goodreads with ratings. George Burns’s most popular book is Gracie: A Love Story. The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show, sometimes called The Burns and Allen Show, is a half-hour television series broadcast from to on CBS.

It stars George Burns and Gracie Allen, one of the most enduring acts in entertainment history. Burns and Allen were headliners in vaudeville in the s, and radio stars in the s and of episodes: (list of episodes). (37 Episodes) OTRs Burns & Allen Husband & wife Comedy Team George Burns & Gracie Allen, more widely known as simply BURNS & ALLEN.

OTR * def gp ddh. Directed by Ralph Levy. With George Burns, Gracie Allen, Bill Goodwin, Bea Benaderet. A door-to-door book salesman finds Gracie to be a tough customer; George and Harry try to get out of going to the movies by teaching their wives a confusing card game they invented for that purpose called "Kleebob."/10(3).

Real life husband and wife team, George Burns and Gracie Allen, star in this radio sitcom. Most of the antics revolve around Gracie's dizzy behaviors and George's responses.

This show includes some great banter and "one liners" typical of vaudeville acts. Musical interludes sometimes break up the show's scripted plots. George Burns (Author), Gracie Allen (Author, Narrator), Geoge Burns (Narrator), & out of 5 stars 1 rating See all 3 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions5/5(1).

George Burns had written a valentine to his much-loved late wife, Gracie Allen. Because their medium was humor, and because they targeted an audience that was mainstream, it always was easy to miss that the basis of their act really was a classic love story.5/5(6). View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the 4 record book set Shellac release of George Burns & Gracie Allen on Discogs.

The surviving and broadcasts of George Burns & Gracie Allen's classic radio comedies. Featuring Mel Blanc as the Happy Postman, music by Meredith Willson, and a cast that included, at various times, Elvia Allman, Bea Benaderet, Hal March, and Hans Conreid, as well as some of the once-famous "Radio Row" regulars (Joseph Kearns, Marylee.

The videos in my playlists are uploaded by many wonderful people who take a lot of time and effort to make these videos available for us to enjoy. Please let.The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show, sometimes called The Burns and Allen Show, is a half-hour television series broadcast from to on CBS.

It stars George Burns and Gracie Allen, one of the most enduring acts in entertainment history. Burns and Allen were headliners in vaudeville in the s, and radio stars in the s and s. George Burns and Gracie Allen, Wikipedia/Public Domain In his second book, They Still Love Me in Altoona, Burns wrote that he found it impossible to sleep after Grace’s death until he decided to sleep in the bed she used during her illness.