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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:
The pre-Lucy dizzy housewife show. See more (6 total) »

Cast

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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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Additional Details

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Runtime:
30 min
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Aspect Ratio:
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Sound Mix:
Mono (RCA Sound System)
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
Countless times throughout the run of the series, George Burns began singing a song which opened, "I'd love to call you Rose, dear, but roses fade away," and the running gag was that he was never able to finish. The song is titled "I'll Buy the Ring (and Change Your Name to Mine)," and Burns later issued a recording of it on his album "George Burns Sings."See more »
Quotes:
George Burns:Say "Good night," Gracie.
Gracie Allen:Good night.
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Soundtrack:
Love NestSee more »

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20 out of 20 people found the following review useful.
The pre-Lucy dizzy housewife show., 1 March 2002
Author: David (doggans) from Middle of Nowhere, CT

This show was, please don't kill me for saying this, even better than "I Love Lucy". Lucy was good, but this was better. Gracie and Blanche(Bea Benederett, voice of Betty Rubble and original choice for Ethel Mertz) would pull one crazy stunt after another. Meanwhile Bill Goodwin(later replaced by Harry Von Zell) would attract all the girls, and George would step out of the scene to narrate(A technique now used in the Disney cartoon show "The Weekenders"). Gracie's "Illogical logic", as George called it, cracks you up every time. By the way, the radio version featured music of Meredith Wilson(famous for writing "The Music Man").

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