George Burns


The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Foundation Presents

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Edie Adams

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Edie Adams on a photo of her with George Burns

George Balzer

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George Balzer on writing for the radio version of The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show and meeting his writing partner Sam Perrin

Milton Berle

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Milton Berle on appearing on Vaudeville with George Burns

Peter Bonerz

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Peter Bonerz on working with George Burns on George Burns Comedy Week

Al Borden

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Al Borden on working with George Burns and Milton Berle

Vince Calandra

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Vince Calandra on his favorite guests on The Ed Sullivan Show - George Burns

Diahann Carroll

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Diahann Carroll on performing on a George Burns' special

John Conte

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John Conte on becoming announcer of the "George Burns and Gracie Allen" radio show
John Conte on leaving George Burns to do his own show on CBS radio

Fred de Cordova

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Fred de Cordova on how he came to produce and direct The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show
Fred de Cordova on the marriage between George Burns and Gracie Allen and the death of Gracie Allen
Fred de Cordova on the friendship between George Burns and Jack Benny, and Benny's feud with Fred Allen

Warren Cowan

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Publicist Warren Cowan on representing George Burns

Richard Crenna

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Richard Crenna on appearing on George Burns and Gracie Allen's radio show, and on working with Lionel Barrymore in radio
Richard Crenna on directing Wendy and Me, produced by George Burns and starring Connie Stevens

Ann B. Davis

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Ann B. Davis on her fond feeling toward George Burns when she worked on The Bob Cummings Show, aka Love That Bob
Ann B. Davis on advice from George Burns on not rehashing characters she's played in other venues

Elinor Donahue

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Elinor Donahue on appearing on The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show

Irving Fein

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Irving Fein on George Burns' legacy
Irving Fein on Jack Benny's relationship with George Burns
Irving Fein on managing George Burns
Irving Fein on how George Burns gave Gracie Allen "top billing" for eternity

Stanley Frazen

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Stanley Frazen on what he learned about comedy from George Burns which he applied to editing 
Stanley Frazen on working with George Burns

Greg Garrison

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Greg Garrison on his friendship with George Burns and Jack Benny

Florence Henderson

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Florence Henderson on working with George Burns and the talent he and Bob Hope had

Paul Henning

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Paul Henning on writing for the radio and television versions of The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show
Paul Henning on how George Burns came into his own on the television version of The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show
Paul Henning on The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show moving to film to lessen the load on Gracie Allen; on Gracie Allen's talent and the love between her and George Burns
Paul Henning on George Burns' company co-producing The Bob Cummings Show  
Paul Henning on his thoughts on people with whom he's worked - George Burns
Paul Henning on a picture of him and his wife with George Burns 

Seaman Jacobs

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Seaman Jacobs on writing for George Burns' specials
Seaman Jacobs on writing for George Burns
Seaman Jacobs on George Burns

Larry King

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Larry King on George Burns

Buz Kohan

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Buz Kohan on working with George Burns

Frank Liberman

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Frank Liberman on George Burns and Nat King Cole

Walter C. Miller

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Walter C. Miller on working with George Burns on various specials

Howard Morris

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Howard Morris on directing commercials, including one with George Burns

Anne Nelson

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Anne Nelson on George Burns

Bob Newhart

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Bob Newhart on a photo of him with George Burns

Suzanne Pleshette

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Suzanne Pleshette on how she came to meet George Burns

Gene Reynolds

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Gene Reynolds on directing Wendy and Me with George Burns

Marion Ross

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Marion Ross on guest-starring on The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show

Aaron Ruben

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Aaron Ruben on writing for George Burns and Gracie Allen's radio show

William Schallert

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William Schallert on appearing on The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show

George Shapiro

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George Shapiro on booking Jerry Seinfeld for his 100th birthday party in 2054

Ben Starr

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Ben Starr on working with George Burns while writing for Mister Ed

Leonard Stern

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Leonard Stern on writing the feature film Just you and Me Kid with George Burns

Lou Weiss

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Lou Weiss on his famliy including his aunt and uncle, Gracie Allen and George Burns
Lou Weiss on his uncle, George Burns

Ben Wolf

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Ben Wolf on shooting The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show  and Life With Luigi

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