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The most of George Burns

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Published by Galahad Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Burns, George, -- 1896-1996,
  • Comedians -- United States -- Biography,
  • Entertainers -- United States -- Biography,
  • American wit and humor

  • Edition Notes

    StatementGeorge Burns
    The Physical Object
    Pagination780 p. :
    Number of Pages780
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16845449M
    ISBN 100883657821
    LC Control Number91073471
    OCLC/WorldCa24930554

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