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George Burns and the hundred-year dash

by Martin Gottfried

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Published by G.K. Hall in Thorndike, Me .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Burns, George, 1896-,
    • Comedians -- United States -- Biography.,
    • Entertainers -- United States -- Biography.,
    • Large type books.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementMartin Gottfried
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPN2287.B87 G68 1996b
      The Physical Object
      Pagination395 p., [8] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages395
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL966197M
      ISBN 10078381688X, 0783816898
      LC Control Number96002560

      * Two Burns books are being published: "George Burns and the Hundred-Year Dash" by Martin Gottfried (Simon & Schuster, $23) isin stores, and Burns' own book " Years, Stories" (Putnam, $ Third Time Around: Autobiography (A Star book) by Burns, George Paperback Book. $ Free shipping. HOW TO LIVE TO BE By George Burns - Hardcover **Mint Condition** $ Free shipping. Faith and Revealed Truth Rev George Smith Catholic SB Book Burns Oates. $ Shipping: + $ Shipping. George Burns and the Hundred-Year Seller Rating: % positive.

      George Burns: The Hundred Year Dash by Martin Gottfried Burns & Allen: Gracie: A Love Story by George Burns James Cagney by John McCabe Cagney by Cagney by James Cagney Eddie Cantor: Take My Life by Eddie Cantor Eddie Cantor: Banjo Eyes: EC & the Birth of Modern Stardom by Herbert G. Goldman George M. Cohan by John McCabe. He also wrote several biographies of entertainers and playwrights. His first biography, Jed Harris: The Curse of Genius, was published in His other biographies include All His Jazz: The Life and Death of Bob Fosse, George Burns and the Hundred Year Dash, and Arthur Miller: His Life and Work.

      * Two Burns books are due out: “George Burns and the Hundred-Year Dash” by Martin Gottfried (Simon & Schuster) will be in stores Saturday and Burns’ own book “ Years, Stories. Oh, God! () For one miraculous week in the fall of , Carl Reiner's Oh, God! knocked the George Lucas juggernaut Star Wars out of the Number 1 slot at the American box office. Based on the novel of the same name by Avery Corman (whose semiautobiographical book Kramer vs Kramer was then in development at Columbia), Oh, God! originated with veteran radio and TV writer Larry Gelbart.


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GEORGE BURNS AND THE HUNDRED-YEAR DASH. Simon & Schuster. $ pp. When a biography is written with the cooperation of the subject, his. Actor-comedian George Burns will be in January, and this touching, breezy biography is peppered with indelible glimpses of an emotionally guarded man who turned his pain into oblique, self-effacin.

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Burns, the remaining one of. “He found a way to eat for nothing, asking for a cup of hot water and then pouring ketchup into it, and he came to like it,” wrote Martin Gottfried in “George Burns and the Hundred-Year Dash.

George Burns’s long-sold-out engagement to appear at Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, on Jan. 20th, his th birthday, was canceled a few months ago; his strength had at last given out.

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AUTHORITIES. Below are references indicating presence of this name in another database or other reference material.

Most of the sources listed are encyclopedic in nature but might be limited to a specific field, such as musicians or film directors. A lack of. George Burns is one of those remarkable entertainers who got better with age. His early entertainment career in vaudeville was mediocre at best.

Then he teamed with Gracie Allen to form a comedy. A breezy trot through the life and career of a true show business legend.

After writing biographies of artists who were far more likable on-stage than off (Nobody's Fool: The Lives of Danny Kaye,etc.), it must have been a pleasure for Gottfried to turn to the thoroughly lovable near-centenarian George Burns (this book will be published on his th birthday).

The most compreshensive expose available on Burns is "George Burns and The Hundred-Year Dash", by Martin Gottfried. Published shortly before Burns' death, the book cites son Ronnie's memories of the infamous condom incident.

A housekeeper had emptied the pockets of Burn's clothing, preparing them for dry cleaning. The other book, "George Burns and the Hundred-Year Dash" by Martin Gottfried (Simon & Schuster; pages; $23), retells the story George Burns has spent a lifetime telling.Burns, George (b.

20 January in New York City; d. 9 March in Los Angeles, California), comedian who acquired celebrity as half of the George Burns and Gracie Allen comedy team and, after Allen’s death, achieved a highly successful solo Burns was born Nathan Birnbaum, the tenth of twelve children of Louis Birnbaum, an Austrian immigrant, and Dora Bluth, a Polish immigrant.item 3 Lot of 3 George Burns Biography Gracie A Love Story Friends Hundred Year Dash 2 - Lot of 3 George Burns Biography Gracie A Love Story Friends Hundred Year Dash.

$ " George Burns. Autographed Hardcover Book. For celebrity photos, many of these are acquired in person at various locations throughout LA and beyond.