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The George Burns and Gracie Allen Collection (2003)

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Studio: Passport Video
Languages: English
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Synopsis
Koch Entertainment Distribution presents The George Burns & Gracie Allen Collection. This five-disc box set contains a selection of eight comedy classics that originally aired from 1950-1958 on CBS: "First Show," "Gracie's Tax Return," "Speech Writer," "Gracie's Checking Account," "Gracie's Wedding Plans," "Teen Visit," "Swami," and "Beverly Hills Society." Disc five contains the documentary Hollywood Couples: George Burns and Gracie Allen. ~ Andrea LeVasseur, All Movie Guide

Disc One Episodes:

  • First Show - In this rare, very first episode of the Burns and Allen Show from 1950, George explains the premise of their TV series and the dynamics of his rapport with Gracie. Veteran character actor Henry Jones guest stars as an encyclopedia salesman.

  • Gracie's Tax Return - The tax assessor pays the Burns household a visit and becomes confused by Gracie's loopy logic. Guest star is Bob Sweeney, who would soon co-star in Our Miss Brooks.



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The George Burns and Gracie Allen Collection (Disc 1 of 5) (2003)
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Dated and old-fashioned by MBreslau January 17, 2011 - 5:54 AM PST
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A mixed message on this one. My wife hated it and made me turn it off.
I reset my standards to 1948 and enjoyed it.

If you were born after 1960, you should probably skip this one...

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