Burns & Allen

  • by Keith Fowler, Paul Henning
  • Narrated by Rita Hayworth, Frank Sinatra, George Burns, Gracie Allen, Veronica Lake, Fred Astaire, Alan Ladd
  • 7 hrs and 55 mins
  • Radio/TV Program

Publisher's Summary

""Well, hello! Come right in! Oh, George! We've got company!""
Comedy's first couple were busy hosts. As friends and neighbors of Hollywood's greats, you never knew who'd turn up next for a dose of Gracie's nonsense and a song or two from George. This collection of hilarious half-hour visits to the Burns house features a galaxy of famous guests! Rita Hayworth, Frank Sinatra, Veronica Lake, Fred Astaire, Alan Ladd, Jack Benny, Harpo Marx, Gregory Peck, Mickey Rooney, Ronald Reagan, and more stop by to exchange gibes with George, be baffled by Gracie, and delight audiences with their playful side.
Includes 16 digitally restored and remastered episodes. Episodes include: Guest: Akim Tamiroff 12-22-42; "Gracie's Dating Service" (with Rita Hayworth) 12-29-42; "Beauty Mark" (with Veronica Lake) 02-16-43; Guest: Frank Sinatra 08-31-43; Guest: William Bendix 01-18-44; "Fred Astaire Drives George Crazy" 02-15-44; Guest: Dorothy Lamour 02-29-44; Guest: Alan Ladd 03-07-44; "Back to College" 11-29-45; Guest: Harpo Marx 05-09-46; Guest: Gregory Peck 01-06-49; "Gracie Sends Sam Spade to Jail" (with Howard Duff) 02-10-49; "George the Cowboy" (with William Boyd) 05-05-49; "Gracie Adopts Mickey Rooney" 05-19-49; Guest: Ronald Reagan 01-25-50; "Al Jolson's Vigorous Life Style" 02-01-50.