Burns, George, 1896-1996.
Burns, George, 1896-1996. Books for People with Print Disabilities. Internet Archive Books.
George Burns, born Nathan Birnbaum, was an American comedian, actor, and writer. His career spanned vaudeville, film, radio, and television, with and without his wife, Gracie Allen. His arched eyebrow and cigar smoke punctuation became familiar trademarks for over three quarters of a century. He enjoyed a career resurrection that began at age 79 and ended shortly before his death at 100. Books by George Burns.
George Burns (20 January 1896 – 9 March 1996), born Nathan Birnbaum, was an American comedian, actor and comedic partner and husband of Gracie Allen. Living It Up: Or, They Still Love Me in Altoona!
George Burns (20 January 1896 – 9 March 1996), born Nathan Birnbaum, was an American comedian, actor and comedic partner and husband of Gracie Allen. Too bad that all the people who know how to run the country are busy driving taxicabs and cutting hair. When I was young I was called a rugged individualist. When I was in my fifties I was considered eccentric. Living It Up: Or, They Still Love Me in Altoona! (1976). Life magazine (December 1979).
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I've had worried parents come up to me and ask me for advice. They'll say "I don't know what to do. My teenage son won't cut his hair, he drives too fast, and I don't know what that stuff is he listens to, but it sure isn't music. I'll just say to them "I wouldn't lose any sleep over it. By the time he's my age, I don't think you'll need to worry about him anymore.
George Burns - a comedian of the past, gone many years no. .but what a genius he was. Need some laughter? Surely there's some to be found here. This is the first of several books written by the beloved comedian and actor in conjunction with the revival of his film career (he won the Academy Award in 1976 for Best Supporting Actor for his role in Neil Simon's THE SUNSHINE BOYS, a role originally meant for Jack Benny, who died before the film was shot).
In 1976 he published his book, Living it up: Or, They Still Love Me in Altoona!. George Burns smoked ten to fifteen cigars a day, every day, from the time he was about 14 years old until the day he died, and was buried with three cigars in the breast pocket of his suit. He also started production of the movie, Oh, God!, and had just finished the movie, The Sunshine Boys, and shor. ho was George Burns' comic partner. Was George Burns on television in 1929.
Burns, George (1976). Living it up: Or, They Still Love Me in Altoona!. Burns, George (1983). How To Live To Be 100 – Or More – The Ultimate Diet, Sex and Exercise Book. ISBN 978-0-399-11636-0. Burns, George (1980). The Third Time Around. ISBN 978-0-399-12169-2. ISBN 978-0-399-12939-1. Burns, George (1984). Burns, George (1985).
Living It Up, or They Still Love Me In Altoona! George Burns. The book, "100 Years, 100 stories" by George Burns is simply a delight to read. It's nice and short and can be read in one sitting. I think everyone, especially George Burns fans, would enjoy this book! Danny.