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Release Date:
12 October 1950 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
You've HEARD them on radio, now SEE them on television! See more »
Plot:
Neighbor Blanche Morton frequently joins Gracie in escapades which annoy hubby Harry and provide George with an opportunity to offer a humorous soliloquy.
Awards:
Nominated for 11 Primetime Emmys. See more »
User Reviews:
Best comedy show of the past See more (6 total) »

Cast

 (Series Cast Summary - 6 of 207)

George Burns ... George Burns (291 episodes, 1950-1958)

Gracie Allen ... Gracie Allen (291 episodes, 1950-1958)

Bea Benaderet ... Blanche Morton / ... (291 episodes, 1950-1958)
Harry von Zell ... Announcer / ... (268 episodes, 1951-1958)

Larry Keating ... Harry Morton (199 episodes, 1953-1958)
Ronnie Burns ... Ronnie Burns / ... (125 episodes, 1951-1958)
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Series Directed by
Frederick De Cordova (120 episodes, 1953-1958)
Ralph Levy (80 episodes, 1950-1954)
Rod Amateau (78 episodes, 1956-1958)
 
Series Writing credits
Harvey Helm (281 episodes, 1950-1958)
William Burns (269 episodes, 1950-1958)
Keith Fowler (199 episodes, 1953-1958)
Sid Dorfman (151 episodes, 1950-1955)
Norman Paul (118 episodes, 1955-1958)
Jesse Goldstein (38 episodes, 1951-1953)
Nate Monaster (36 episodes, 1951-1953)
Paul Henning (34 episodes, 1950-1952)

Series Produced by
Al Simon .... associate producer (191 episodes, 1950-1957)
Frederick De Cordova .... producer (122 episodes, 1953-1958)
Ralph Levy .... producer (78 episodes, 1950-1953)
Rod Amateau .... producer (78 episodes, 1956-1958)
George Burns .... executive producer (46 episodes, 1950-1957)

Charles Lowe .... producer (unknown episodes)
 
Series Original Music by
Mahlon Merrick (47 episodes, 1956-1957)
 
Series Cinematography by
Philip Tannura (172 episodes, 1950-1956)
James Van Trees (84 episodes, 1955-1958)
 
Series Film Editing by
Larry Heath (73 episodes, 1954-1956)
Willard Nico (72 episodes, 1956-1958)
Stanley Frazen (16 episodes, 1950-1953)
Robert Angus (2 episodes, 1952)
 
Series Casting by
Kerwin Coughlin (86 episodes, 1956-1958)
 
Series Art Direction by
Edward L. Ilou (77 episodes, 1955-1957)
Frank Durlauf (42 episodes, 1953-1954)
Robert Tyler Lee (42 episodes, 1953-1954)
George Van Marter (39 episodes, 1957-1958)
 
Series Set Decoration by
Claude E. Carpenter (154 episodes, 1954-1958)
Tony Montenaro Sr. (43 episodes, 1950-1954)
 
Series Costume Design by
Howard Greer (1 episode, 1952)
 
Series Makeup Department
Bertha French .... hairdresser / hair stylist (118 episodes, 1950-1958)
Gene Roemer .... makeup artist / makeup artist: Gracie Allen (118 episodes, 1950-1958)
 
Series Production Management
George King .... production supervisor (50 episodes, 1957-1958)
 
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Joseph Depew .... assistant director (148 episodes, 1950-1956)
Robert Vreeland .... assistant director (52 episodes, 1957-1958)
Leonard J. Shapiro .... assistant director (27 episodes, 1956-1957)
George King .... assistant director (3 episodes, 1955)
 
Series Art Department
Robert Tyler Lee .... sets (40 episodes, 1952-1953)
Frank Durlauf .... sets (37 episodes, 1954-1955)
Stephen Goosson .... sets (37 episodes, 1954-1955)
Chris Choate .... scenic designer (25 episodes, 1950-1952)
Harry R. Kemm .... scenic designer (14 episodes, 1951-1952)

Archie J. Bacon .... set designer (unknown episodes)
 
Series Sound Department
William Martin .... sound editor (86 episodes, 1956-1958)
Larry Heath .... sound editor (69 episodes, 1950-1954)
Earl Snyder .... sound (39 episodes, 1957-1958)
R.W. Glass .... sound (20 episodes, 1957-1958)
Richard Olson .... sound (19 episodes, 1957-1958)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
William D. King .... chief electrician (39 episodes, 1957-1958)
 
Series Costume and Wardrobe Department
Jane Vogt .... costumer / wardrobe mistress (39 episodes, 1950-1958)
Howard Greer .... gowns: Gracie Allen (17 episodes, 1951-1952)
Don Loper .... Miss Allen's Wardrobe / wardrobe: Gracie Allen / ... (8 episodes, 1950-1951)
Marjorie Michael .... gowns: Gracie Allen / (Miss Allen's Gowns / ... (8 episodes, 1951-1954)
 
Series Editorial Department
Stanley Frazen .... supervising editor (141 episodes, 1951-1956)
Larry Heath .... supervising editor (79 episodes, 1956-1958)
Bill E. Garst .... editorial associate (39 episodes, 1957-1958)
Lynn McCallon .... editorial associate (39 episodes, 1957-1958)
Gerald Shepard .... editorial associate (7 episodes, 1957)
 
Series Music Department
Lud Gluskin .... musical director (25 episodes, 1950-1952)
Leith Stevens .... musical director (5 episodes, 1950)
Harry Sosnik .... musical director (2 episodes, 1950)
Wilbur Hatch .... conductor (2 episodes, 1951)
 
Series Other crew
Herbert W. Browar .... production (144 episodes, 1953-1957)
Richard Fisher .... assistant to producer / production (82 episodes, 1952-1954)
Phyllis Taft .... script supervisor (50 episodes, 1957-1958)
William A. Porter .... production assistant (32 episodes, 1957-1958)
George King .... production (2 episodes, 1957)
 

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Runtime:
30 min
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Aspect Ratio:
1.33 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (RCA Sound System)
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
Hal March originally portrayed Harry Morton, but he quickly departed when he was offered another show. March later returned for guest spots including the recurring role of Harry Morton's lecherous real estate partner, Casey.See more »
Quotes:
George Burns:Say "Good night," Gracie.
Gracie Allen:Good night.
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Movie Connections:
Referenced in The John Cleese Interview (1998) (V)See more »
Soundtrack:
Love NestSee more »

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12 out of 15 people found the following review useful.
Best comedy show of the past, 6 June 2004
Author: ztpitsel from California

I love to watch the Burns and Allen show as it is one to the unique shows that we had. Gracie and George were the perfect couple. You had to laugh as she took things so to there meaning and it worked perfect. I sometimes watch the 70's show and in a way Red and Kitty almost seem to be them in another era but still not exactly the same. I just find that their looks like Kitty's hair and Red even has a similar look like George. Back to George and Gracie now. I would love to have all their shows, especially the ones with that TV that could George could see what was going on in the show. That is something that really was to cool. I hope to see them release all their shows as I have only a few and wish that all were on DVD. One more thing I feel that if the show was aired more often and some people would show it to their children, it could bring a new light. I know this as when I show it on DVD to my kids they are older like 17 and up really start to get into it after a few shows. Hurry for Burns and Allen, and also their neighbors too.

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