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Bob Burns (humorist)

Index Bob Burns (humorist)

Robin "Bob" Burns (August 2, 1890 – February 2, 1956) was an American musical comedian, who appeared on radio and in movies from 1930 to 1947. [1]

64 relations: A Man to Remember, Actor, Bazooka, Bazooka (instrument), Belle of the Yukon, Bing Crosby, Blackface, Bob Burns House, Book review, Canoga Park, Los Angeles, Civil engineering, Comedian, Cornet, Dinah Shore, Edward Ellis (actor), Encino, Los Angeles, Film, Film industry, France, Gladys George, Greenwood, Arkansas, Gypsy Rose Lee, Hillbilly, Hollywood Walk of Fame, I'm from Missouri, Judy Canova, Kidney cancer, Kraft Music Hall, List of actors with Hollywood Walk of Fame motion picture stars, Looney Tunes, Los Angeles, Lux Radio Theatre, Mountain Music (film), Musical film, Naomi Stevens, New York City, Our Leading Citizen (1939 film), Paramount Pictures, Paul Whiteman, Peanut, Quick Millions (1931 film), Radio, Radio City Revels, Randolph Scott, Rhythm on the Range, Rudy Vallée, San Fernando Valley, Sanford Faulkner, Technicolor, The Arkansas Traveler (film), ..., The Big Broadcast of 1937, The Bob Burns Show, The Ed Sullivan Show, The Fleischmann's Yeast Hour, Trombone, Tropic Holiday, United States Marine Corps, Van Buren, Arkansas, Vine Street, Waikiki Wedding, Western (genre), World War I, World War II, Young as You Feel (1931 film). Expand index (14 more) »

A Man to Remember

A Man to Remember is a 1938 American drama film directed by Garson Kanin, his first film credit as a director.

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An actor (often actress for women; see terminology) is a person who portrays a character in a performance.

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Bazooka is the common name for a man-portable recoilless anti-tank rocket launcher weapon, widely fielded by the United States Army.

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Bazooka (instrument)

The bazooka is a brass musical instrument several feet in length which incorporates telescopic tubing like the trombone.

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Belle of the Yukon

Belle of the Yukon is a 1944 American film produced and directed by William A. Seiter, and starring Randolph Scott, Gypsy Rose Lee, and Dinah Shore.

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Bing Crosby

Harry Lillis "Bing" Crosby Jr. (May 3, 1903 – October 14, 1977)Giddins 2001, pp.

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Blackface was and is a form of theatrical make-up used predominantly by non-black performers to represent a caricature of a black person.

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Bob Burns House

The Bob Burns House is a historic house at 821 Jefferson Street in Van Buren, Arkansas.

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Book review

A book review is a form of literary criticism in which a book is analyzed based on content, style, and merit.

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Canoga Park, Los Angeles

Canoga Park is a neighborhood in the San Fernando Valley region of Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Civil engineering

Civil engineering is a professional engineering discipline that deals with the design, construction, and maintenance of the physical and naturally built environment, including works such as roads, bridges, canals, dams, airports, sewerage systems, pipelines, and railways.

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A comedian or comic is a person who seeks to entertain an audience by making them laugh.

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The cornet is a brass instrument similar to the trumpet but distinguished from it by its conical bore, more compact shape, and mellower tone quality.

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Dinah Shore

Dinah Shore (born Fannye Rose Shore; February 29, 1916 – February 24, 1994) was an American singer, actress, and television personality, and the top-charting female vocalist of the 1940s.

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Edward Ellis (actor)

Edward Mayne Ellis (November 12, 1870 – July 26, 1952) was an American actor.

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Encino, Los Angeles

Encino is a neighborhood in the San Fernando Valley region of Los Angeles, California, United States.

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A film, also called a movie, motion picture, moving pícture, theatrical film, or photoplay, is a series of still images that, when shown on a screen, create the illusion of moving images.

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Film industry

The film industry or motion picture industry comprises the technological and commercial institutions of filmmaking, i.e., film production companies, film studios, cinematography, animation, film production, screenwriting, pre-production, post production, film festivals, distribution; and actors, film directors, and other film crew personnel.

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France, officially the French Republic (République française), is a sovereign state whose territory consists of metropolitan France in Western Europe, as well as several overseas regions and territories.

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Gladys George

Gladys George (September 13, 1904 – December 8, 1954) was an American actress of stage and screen..

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Greenwood, Arkansas

Greenwood is a city in and one of the two county seats of Sebastian County, Arkansas, United States.

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Gypsy Rose Lee

Gypsy Rose Lee (born Rose Louise Hovick, January 8, 1911 – April 26, 1970) was an American burlesque entertainer and vedette famous for her striptease act.

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"Hillbilly" is a term (often derogatory) for people who dwell in rural, mountainous areas in the United States, primarily in Appalachia and the Ozarks.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame

The Hollywood Walk of Fame comprises more than 2,600 five-pointed terrazzo and brass stars embedded in the sidewalks along 15 blocks of Hollywood Boulevard and three blocks of Vine Street in Hollywood, California.

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I'm from Missouri

I'm from Missouri is a 1939 American comedy film directed by Theodore Reed and written by Duke Atteberry and Jack Moffitt.

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Judy Canova

Judy Canova (November 20, 1913 – August 5, 1983) (another source gives her birth date as November 20, 1916),DeLong, Thomas A. (1996).

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Kidney cancer

Kidney cancer, also known as renal cancer, is a type of cancer that starts in the cells in the kidney.

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Kraft Music Hall

The Kraft Music Hall was a popular old-time radio variety program, featuring top show business entertainers, which aired first on NBC radio from 1933 to 1949.

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List of actors with Hollywood Walk of Fame motion picture stars

This list of actors with Hollywood Walk of Fame motion picture stars includes all actors who have been inducted into the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of motion pictures.

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Looney Tunes

Looney Tunes is an American animated series of comedy short films produced by Warner Bros. from 1930 to 1969 during the golden age of American animation, alongside its sister series Merrie Melodies.

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles (Spanish for "The Angels";; officially: the City of Los Angeles; colloquially: by its initials L.A.) is the second-most populous city in the United States, after New York City.

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Lux Radio Theatre

Lux Radio Theatre, sometimes spelled Lux Radio Theater, a classic radio anthology series, was broadcast on the NBC Blue Network (1934–35) (owned by the National Broadcasting Company, later predecessor of American Broadcasting Company in 1943 /1945); CBS Radio network (Columbia Broadcasting System) (1935-54), and NBC Radio (1954–55).

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Mountain Music (film)

Mountain Music is a 1937 American comedy-musical film directed by Robert Florey.

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Musical film

The musical film is a film genre in which songs sung by the characters are interwoven into the narrative, sometimes accompanied by dancing.

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Naomi Stevens

Naomi Stevens (November 29, 1925 – January 13, 2018) was an American character actress of film and television from the 1950s through the 1980s.

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New York City

The City of New York, often called New York City (NYC) or simply New York, is the most populous city in the United States.

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Our Leading Citizen (1939 film)

Our Leading Citizen is a 1939 American comedy film directed by Alfred Santell and written by Jack Moffitt.

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Paramount Pictures

Paramount Pictures Corporation (also known simply as Paramount) is an American film studio based in Hollywood, California, that has been a subsidiary of the American media conglomerate Viacom since 1994.

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Paul Whiteman

Paul Samuel Whiteman (March 28, 1890 – December 29, 1967) was an American bandleader, composer, orchestral director, and violinist.

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The peanut, also known as the groundnut or the goober and taxonomically classified as Arachis hypogaea, is a legume crop grown mainly for its edible seeds.

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Quick Millions (1931 film)

Quick Millions is a 1931 pre-Code crime film directed by Rowland Brown and starring Spencer Tracy, Marguerite Churchill, Sally Eilers, and featuring George Raft as the sidekick with a solo eccentric dance performance.

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Radio is the technology of using radio waves to carry information, such as sound, by systematically modulating properties of electromagnetic energy waves transmitted through space, such as their amplitude, frequency, phase, or pulse width.

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Radio City Revels

Radio City Revels is a 1938 film set in New York City.

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Randolph Scott

George Randolph Scott (January 23, 1898 – March 2, 1987) was an American film actor whose career spanned from 1928 to 1962.

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Rhythm on the Range

Rhythm on the Range is a 1936 American Western musical film directed by Norman Taurog and starring Bing Crosby, Frances Farmer, and Bob Burns.

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Rudy Vallée

Hubert Prior "Rudy" Vallée (July 28, 1901 – July 3, 1986) was an American singer, actor, bandleader and radio host.

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San Fernando Valley

The San Fernando Valley is an urbanized valley in Los Angeles County, California, defined by the mountains of the Transverse Ranges circling it.

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Sanford Faulkner

Colonel Sanford C. 'Sandy' Faulkner (1806–1874) was an American teller of tall tales, fiddle player, and composer of the popular fiddle tune "The Arkansas Traveler", which was the State song of Arkansas from 1949 to 1963 and has been the state historical song since 1987.

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Technicolor is a series of color motion picture processes, the first version dating from 1916, and followed by improved versions over several decades.

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The Arkansas Traveler (film)

The Arkansas Traveler is a 1938 American comedy film directed by Alfred Santell and written by Viola Brothers Shore and George Sessions Perry.

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The Big Broadcast of 1937

The Big Broadcast of 1937 is a 1936 Paramount Pictures production directed by Mitchell Leisen, and is the third in the series of Big Broadcast movies.

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The Bob Burns Show

The Bob Burns Show (also known as The Arkansas Traveler) was an American old-time radio comedy program that starred comedian Bob Burns.

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The Ed Sullivan Show

The Ed Sullivan Show was an American television variety show that ran on CBS from June 20, 1948, to June 6, 1971, and was hosted by New York entertainment columnist Ed Sullivan.

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The Fleischmann's Yeast Hour

The Fleischmann's Yeast Hour (also known as The Rudy Vallée Show, The Fleischmann Yeast Hour, and The Fleischmann Hour) was a pioneering musical variety radio program broadcast on NBC from 1929 to 1936, when it became The Royal Gelatin Hour, continuing until 1939.

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The trombone is a musical instrument in the brass family.

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Tropic Holiday

Tropic Holiday is a 1938 American musical film directed by Theodore Reed and starring Bob Burns, Dorothy Lamour and Ray Milland.

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United States Marine Corps

The United States Marine Corps (USMC), also referred to as the United States Marines, is a branch of the United States Armed Forces responsible for conducting amphibious operations with the United States Navy.

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Van Buren, Arkansas

Van Buren is the second largest city in the Fort Smith, Arkansas-Oklahoma Metropolitan Statistical Area and the county seat of Crawford County, Arkansas, United States.

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Vine Street

Vine Street is a street in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California that runs north-south from Melrose Avenue up past Hollywood Boulevard.

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Waikiki Wedding

Waikiki Wedding is a 1937 American musical film directed by Frank Tuttle and starring Bing Crosby, Bob Burns, Martha Raye, and Shirley Ross.

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Western (genre)

The Western is a genre of various arts which tell stories set primarily in the later half of the 19th century in the American Old West, often centering on the life of a nomadic cowboy or gunfighter armed with a revolver and a rifle who rides a horse.

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World War I

World War I (often abbreviated as WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War, the Great War, or the War to End All Wars, was a global war originating in Europe that lasted from 28 July 1914 to 11 November 1918.

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World War II

World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.

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Young as You Feel (1931 film)

Young as You Feel is a 1931 American Pre-Code comedy film directed by Frank Borzage and starring Will Rogers, Fifi D'Orsay and Lucien Littlefield.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bob_Burns_(humorist)

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