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  • The Burns And Allen Show_40-04-17_(29)_All Promises Are Fictitious

    6 MAR 2022 · George Burns and Gracie Allen was one of the funniest duos in the history of American comedy. Both came from vaudeville, where they performed from childhood, honing their skills. When they met and decided to work together, they created an act that is unforgettable. While their earlier shows continued their standup vaudeville act, they gradually transformed their format to create one of the earliest situation comedies. The two employed running gags, including George’s purported jealousy of Gracie’s latest crush, and Gracie’s search for her missing brother—a gimmick that was incorporated into the popular culture of the day. Numerous major stars of the period appeared on their shows; regulars included Harry Von Zell, Hans Conreid, and Meredith Willson. The comedic skill of the two is legendary. George’s writing and dry wit were a perfect foil for the dazzling dizziness of the brilliant Gracie. For sheer fun, Burns and Allen ranks among the best of the Old Time Radio programs
    Played 29m 49s
  • The Burns And Allen Show_36-12-23_(13)_Gracies Christmas Carol

    6 MAR 2022 · George Burns and Gracie Allen was one of the funniest duos in the history of American comedy. Both came from vaudeville, where they performed from childhood, honing their skills. When they met and decided to work together, they created an act that is unforgettable. While their earlier shows continued their standup vaudeville act, they gradually transformed their format to create one of the earliest situation comedies. The two employed running gags, including George’s purported jealousy of Gracie’s latest crush, and Gracie’s search for her missing brother—a gimmick that was incorporated into the popular culture of the day. Numerous major stars of the period appeared on their shows; regulars included Harry Von Zell, Hans Conreid, and Meredith Willson. The comedic skill of the two is legendary. George’s writing and dry wit were a perfect foil for the dazzling dizziness of the brilliant Gracie. For sheer fun, Burns and Allen ranks among the best of the Old Time Radio programs
    Played 26m 49s
  • The Burns And Allen Show_38-10-07_(02)_Gracie Reads Frank Parkers Telegram

    6 MAR 2022 · George Burns and Gracie Allen was one of the funniest duos in the history of American comedy. Both came from vaudeville, where they performed from childhood, honing their skills. When they met and decided to work together, they created an act that is unforgettable. While their earlier shows continued their standup vaudeville act, they gradually transformed their format to create one of the earliest situation comedies. The two employed running gags, including George’s purported jealousy of Gracie’s latest crush, and Gracie’s search for her missing brother—a gimmick that was incorporated into the popular culture of the day. Numerous major stars of the period appeared on their shows; regulars included Harry Von Zell, Hans Conreid, and Meredith Willson. The comedic skill of the two is legendary. George’s writing and dry wit were a perfect foil for the dazzling dizziness of the brilliant Gracie. For sheer fun, Burns and Allen ranks among the best of the Old Time Radio programs
    Played 27m 42s
  • The Burns And Allen Show_40-02-28_(22)_Government Jobs

    6 MAR 2022 · George Burns and Gracie Allen was one of the funniest duos in the history of American comedy. Both came from vaudeville, where they performed from childhood, honing their skills. When they met and decided to work together, they created an act that is unforgettable. While their earlier shows continued their standup vaudeville act, they gradually transformed their format to create one of the earliest situation comedies. The two employed running gags, including George’s purported jealousy of Gracie’s latest crush, and Gracie’s search for her missing brother—a gimmick that was incorporated into the popular culture of the day. Numerous major stars of the period appeared on their shows; regulars included Harry Von Zell, Hans Conreid, and Meredith Willson. The comedic skill of the two is legendary. George’s writing and dry wit were a perfect foil for the dazzling dizziness of the brilliant Gracie. For sheer fun, Burns and Allen ranks among the best of the Old Time Radio programs
    Played 31m 7s
  • The Burns And Allen Show_40-03-06_(23)_Hats Off To Gracie

    6 MAR 2022 · George Burns and Gracie Allen was one of the funniest duos in the history of American comedy. Both came from vaudeville, where they performed from childhood, honing their skills. When they met and decided to work together, they created an act that is unforgettable. While their earlier shows continued their standup vaudeville act, they gradually transformed their format to create one of the earliest situation comedies. The two employed running gags, including George’s purported jealousy of Gracie’s latest crush, and Gracie’s search for her missing brother—a gimmick that was incorporated into the popular culture of the day. Numerous major stars of the period appeared on their shows; regulars included Harry Von Zell, Hans Conreid, and Meredith Willson. The comedic skill of the two is legendary. George’s writing and dry wit were a perfect foil for the dazzling dizziness of the brilliant Gracie. For sheer fun, Burns and Allen ranks among the best of the Old Time Radio programs
    Played 30m 35s
  • The Burns And Allen Show_40-03-13_(24)_Gracies Triumphant Return

    6 MAR 2022 · George Burns and Gracie Allen was one of the funniest duos in the history of American comedy. Both came from vaudeville, where they performed from childhood, honing their skills. When they met and decided to work together, they created an act that is unforgettable. While their earlier shows continued their standup vaudeville act, they gradually transformed their format to create one of the earliest situation comedies. The two employed running gags, including George’s purported jealousy of Gracie’s latest crush, and Gracie’s search for her missing brother—a gimmick that was incorporated into the popular culture of the day. Numerous major stars of the period appeared on their shows; regulars included Harry Von Zell, Hans Conreid, and Meredith Willson. The comedic skill of the two is legendary. George’s writing and dry wit were a perfect foil for the dazzling dizziness of the brilliant Gracie. For sheer fun, Burns and Allen ranks among the best of the Old Time Radio programs
    Played 30m 36s
  • The Burns And Allen Show_40-03-27_(26)_Surprise Party Platform

    6 MAR 2022 · George Burns and Gracie Allen was one of the funniest duos in the history of American comedy. Both came from vaudeville, where they performed from childhood, honing their skills. When they met and decided to work together, they created an act that is unforgettable. While their earlier shows continued their standup vaudeville act, they gradually transformed their format to create one of the earliest situation comedies. The two employed running gags, including George’s purported jealousy of Gracie’s latest crush, and Gracie’s search for her missing brother—a gimmick that was incorporated into the popular culture of the day. Numerous major stars of the period appeared on their shows; regulars included Harry Von Zell, Hans Conreid, and Meredith Willson. The comedic skill of the two is legendary. George’s writing and dry wit were a perfect foil for the dazzling dizziness of the brilliant Gracie. For sheer fun, Burns and Allen ranks among the best of the Old Time Radio programs
    Played 30m 33s
  • The Burns And Allen Show_40-04-03_(27)_Till The Cows Come Home

    6 MAR 2022 · George Burns and Gracie Allen was one of the funniest duos in the history of American comedy. Both came from vaudeville, where they performed from childhood, honing their skills. When they met and decided to work together, they created an act that is unforgettable. While their earlier shows continued their standup vaudeville act, they gradually transformed their format to create one of the earliest situation comedies. The two employed running gags, including George’s purported jealousy of Gracie’s latest crush, and Gracie’s search for her missing brother—a gimmick that was incorporated into the popular culture of the day. Numerous major stars of the period appeared on their shows; regulars included Harry Von Zell, Hans Conreid, and Meredith Willson. The comedic skill of the two is legendary. George’s writing and dry wit were a perfect foil for the dazzling dizziness of the brilliant Gracie. For sheer fun, Burns and Allen ranks among the best of the Old Time Radio programs
    Played 30m 52s
  • The Burns And Allen Show_40-04-10_(28)_Gracie Wins Wisconsin

    6 MAR 2022 · George Burns and Gracie Allen was one of the funniest duos in the history of American comedy. Both came from vaudeville, where they performed from childhood, honing their skills. When they met and decided to work together, they created an act that is unforgettable. While their earlier shows continued their standup vaudeville act, they gradually transformed their format to create one of the earliest situation comedies. The two employed running gags, including George’s purported jealousy of Gracie’s latest crush, and Gracie’s search for her missing brother—a gimmick that was incorporated into the popular culture of the day. Numerous major stars of the period appeared on their shows; regulars included Harry Von Zell, Hans Conreid, and Meredith Willson. The comedic skill of the two is legendary. George’s writing and dry wit were a perfect foil for the dazzling dizziness of the brilliant Gracie. For sheer fun, Burns and Allen ranks among the best of the Old Time Radio programs
    Played 29m 34s
  • The Burns And Allen Show_40-04-24_(30)_The Biggest In The World

    6 MAR 2022 · George Burns and Gracie Allen was one of the funniest duos in the history of American comedy. Both came from vaudeville, where they performed from childhood, honing their skills. When they met and decided to work together, they created an act that is unforgettable. While their earlier shows continued their standup vaudeville act, they gradually transformed their format to create one of the earliest situation comedies. The two employed running gags, including George’s purported jealousy of Gracie’s latest crush, and Gracie’s search for her missing brother—a gimmick that was incorporated into the popular culture of the day. Numerous major stars of the period appeared on their shows; regulars included Harry Von Zell, Hans Conreid, and Meredith Willson. The comedic skill of the two is legendary. George’s writing and dry wit were a perfect foil for the dazzling dizziness of the brilliant Gracie. For sheer fun, Burns and Allen ranks among the best of the Old Time Radio programs
    Played 29m 14s

George Burns and Gracie Allen was one of the funniest duos in the history of American comedy. Both came from vaudeville, where they performed from childhood, honing their skills. When...

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George Burns and Gracie Allen was one of the funniest duos in the history of American comedy. Both came from vaudeville, where they performed from childhood, honing their skills. When they met and decided to work together, they created an act that is unforgettable. While their earlier shows continued their standup vaudeville act, they gradually transformed their format to create one of the earliest situation comedies.

The two employed running gags, including George’s purported jealousy of Gracie’s latest crush, and Gracie’s search for her missing brother—a gimmick that was incorporated into the popular culture of the day. Numerous major stars of the period appeared on their shows; regulars included Harry Von Zell, Hans Conreid, and Meredith Willson.

The comedic skill of the two is legendary. George’s writing and dry wit were a perfect foil for the dazzling dizziness of the brilliant Gracie. For sheer fun, Burns and Allen ranks among the best of the Old Time Radio programs
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