Allen, Gracie

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Allen, Gracie:

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1896–1996, b. New York City as Nathan Birnbaum, and his wife Gracie Allen, 1906–64, b. San Francisco, American comedy team (1923–58).
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Allen, Gracie

(1906–1964) American comedienne who projected a scatterbrained image. [Radio, TV, Am. Cinema: Halliwell, 14]

Allen, Gracie

(1902–1964) actress who played scatterbrained wife of George Burns. [TV: “The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show” in Terrace, I, 303–304]
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I wore a gown [to the Gracie Allen Awards ceremony] that had a slit up the front.
Sophie Tucker, Milton Berle, and George Burns and Gracie Allen all moved from vaudeville to movies and finally made the transition to television, a medium which seems to be the vaudeville of the post-war generation.
Pauley is the recipient of numerous Emmy and other awards, including the prestigious Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism and the Gracie Allen Award from the Foundation of American Women in Radio & Television.
DuPree's skin-sparing mastectomies were featured live on the Internet in October 1999, This Webcast and subsequent television documentary received a coveted Gracie Allen Award in New York City in April 2000.
And I suppose it did seem like a good idea to invite Sid Caesar and Loretta Young and George Burns and Gracie Allen as guests into the living room.
Coverage includes such stars as Lucille Ball (I Love Lucy), Gracie Allen (The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show), Ann Jeffreys (Topper), and Betty White (Life With Elizabeth).
This was contrasted by the subtle character of the shows of George and Gracie Allen, Fred Allen, and Robert Bums, the Arkansas Traveler.
The one-man show focuses on the legendary George Burns, whose beloved wife and partner was Gracie Allen.
It features a score and songs by George and Ira Gershwin, not to mention Oscar-winning choreography by Hermes Pan and co-starring George Burns, Gracie Allen and Joan Fontaine.
College Swing'' (1938) - Gracie Allen, George Burns, Martha Raye.
George Burns is of course referring to Gracie Allen, his wife and partner, a matchless comic artist smart enough to become the dumbest woman in showbusiness history.
During the 1940s, the team of George Burns and Gracie Allen, along with song and dance troupe, The Hormel Girls, was enlisted to promote these burgeoning brands.