George Burns 100 Years, 100 Stories

Version: Unabridged
Author: George Burns
Narrator: John Byner
Genres: Comedy
Publisher: Uproar Entertainment
Published In: May 2001
Length: 1 hour
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Overview

The Burns tribute features John Byner reading "George Burns 100 Years, 100 Stories, " a tribute by Milton Berle, and excerpts from the "Burns & Allen" radio show. "Love, Groucho" is 72 minutes of the letters Groucho sent to his daughter, Miriam, performed by Frank Ferrante, who portrayed Groucho on Broadway. Introduction by Dick Cavett. November publication.

Reviews (2)

Expected more...

Written by Anonymous on June 10th, 2011

  • Book Rating: 3/5

I thought the stories were just skimming the surface, and felt disjointed while listening. I wanted to hear more.

George Burns 100 Years, 100 Stories [uab]

Written by Larry Cook from Tehachapi, CA on February 28th, 2005

  • Book Rating: 2/5

Was vaguely interesting from a historical point of view. Not really very funny or entertaining.

Author Details

Author Details

Burns, George

Born Nathan Birnbaum in New York City in 1896, George Burns began his career in vaudeville at an early age. In 1925 he met Gracie Allen, who became his wife and comedy partner on stage, in radio, film and television. After the classic "Burns and Allen" television series ended in 1957, he began his solo career. In 1975 he won an Oscar for his role in the film "The Sunshine Boys, ' and in 1977 he starred in "Oh, God" with John Denver. Best known for comedic performances, George Burns is also the author of "How to Live to Be 100 or More," "Dear George," "Living It Up," "The Third Time Around," "D

Marx, Groucho

Robert S. Bader, a Marx Brothers fanatic, has been collecting Groucho Marx's magazine and newspaper articles for over twenty years. He lives in New York City.