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Billie Burke Autographs, Memorabilia & Collectibles

BILLIE BURKE
Born: August 7, 1884 in Washington, District of Columbia
Died: May 14, 1970 in Los Angeles, California
Biography
Billie Burke (1885-1970) was married to master showman Florenz Ziegfeld from 1913 until his death in 1932. She received her only Academy Award nomination in 1939 for her supporting role as Emily Kilbourne in Merrily We Live. She starred as Mrs. Topper in three successful Topper films, but Burke will always be remembered as Glinda, the Good Witch of the North in The Wizard of Oz.   
Film Credits | show moreshow less
1946-Breakfast-in-Hollywood (Performer), 1945-The-Cheaters (Performer), 1943-Gildersleeve-on-Broadway (Performer), 1943-Hi-Diddle-Diddle (Performer), 1941-Topper-Returns (Performer), 1941-The-Wild-Man-of-Borneo (Performer), 1940-Hullabaloo (Performer), 1940-Dulcy (Performer), 1940-Irene (Performer), 1939-Eternally-Yours (Performer), 1939-The-Wizard-of-Oz (Performer), 1939-Zenobia (Performer), 1938-Topper-Takes-a-Trip (Performer), 1937-Navy-Blue-and-Gold (Performer), 1935-After-Office-Hours (Performer), 1932-A-Bill-of-Divorcement (Performer), 1919-Wanted:-A-Husband (Performer), 1919-Good-Gracious,-Annabelle (Performer), 1918-The-Make-Believe-Wife (Performer), 1917-The-Land-of-Promise (Performer), 1917-Arms-and-the-Girl (Performer), 1960-Pepe (in person), 1941-Picture-People-No.-2:-Hollywood-Sports (in person), 1960-Sergeant-Rutledge (Performer), 1951-Father's-Little-Dividend (Performer), 1949-And-Baby-Makes-Three (Performer), 1949-The-Barkleys-of-Broadway (Performer), 1994-That's-Entertainment!-III (Other), 2009-Today-Tonight (Other), 1950-Three-Husbands (Performer), 1905-Biograph-Beauty-Postcard (in person), 2009-To-Oz!-The-Making-of-a-Classic (Other), 1959-The-Young-Philadelphians (Performer), 1957-1958-Playhouse-90 (Performer), 1956-Matinee-Theatre (Performer), 1953-Small-Town-Girl (Performer), 1950-Lights-Out (Performer), 1950-Father-of-the-Bride (Performer), 1948-Billie-Gets-Her-Man (Performer), 1945-Swing-Out,-Sister (Performer), 1943-You're-a-Lucky-Fellow,-Mr.-Smith (Performer), 1942-They-All-Kissed-the-Bride (Performer), 1942-In-This-Our-Life (Performer), 1939-Remember (Performer), 1939-Bridal-Suite (Performer), 1935-Splendor (Performer), 1935-Doubting-Thomas (Performer), 1933-Only-Yesterday (Performer), 1920-Away-Goes-Prudence (Performer), 1919-The-Misleading-Widow (Performer), 1918-Eve's-Daughter (Performer), 1929-Glorifying-the-American-Girl (in person), 1914-Our-Mutual-Girl (in person), 1956-Ford-Star-Jubilee (Other), 1956-Columbia-Laff-Hour (Other), 2000-The-Legend-Floyd:-The-Dark-Side-of-the-Rainbow (Other), 1936-My-American-Wife (Performer), 1935-A-Feather-in-Her-Hat (Performer), 1935-Becky-Sharp (Performer), 1935-Society-Doctor (Performer), 1934-We're-Rich-Again (Performer), 1933-Dinner-at-Eight (Performer), 1933-Christopher-Strong (Performer), 1921-The-Education-of-Elizabeth (Performer), 1919-Sadie-Love (Performer), 1918-In-Pursuit-of-Polly (Performer), 1918-Let's-Get-a-Divorce (Performer), 1917-The-Mysterious-Miss-Terry (Performer), 1916-Gloria's-Romance (Performer), 1916-Peggy (Performer), 1951-TV-Club (in person), 1950-The-Ed-Wynn-Show (in person), 1949-The-Milton-Berle-Show (in person), 1930-Screen-Snapshots-Series-9,-No.-20 (in person), 1960-77-Sunset-Strip (Performer), 1955-The-Eddie-Cantor-Comedy-Theater (Performer), 1951-The-Bigelow-Theatre (Performer), 1946-The-Bachelor's-Daughters (Performer), 1943-So's-Your-Uncle (Performer), 1942-What's-Cookin' (Performer), 1942-The-Man-Who-Came-to-Dinner (Performer), 1940-The-Captain-Is-a-Lady (Performer), 1940-And-One-Was-Beautiful (Performer), 1940-The-Ghost-Comes-Home (Performer), 1938-The-Young-in-Heart (Performer), 1938-Everybody-Sing (Performer), 1937-The-Bride-Wore-Red (Performer), 2004-Broadway:-The-American-Musical (Other), 1990-The-Wonderful-Wizard-of-Oz:-50-Years-of-Magic (Other), 1955-The-Best-of-Broadway (Performer), 1952-Doc-Corkle (Performer), 1950-The-Boy-from-Indiana (Performer), 1948-Silly-Billy (Performer), 1942-Girl-Trouble (Performer), 1941-One-Night-in-Lisbon (Performer), 1938-Merrily-We-Live (Performer), 1937-Topper (Performer), 1937-Parnell (Performer), 1936-Craig's-Wife (Performer), 1936-Piccadilly-Jim (Performer), 1935-She-Couldn't-Take-It (Performer), 1934-Forsaking-All-Others (Performer), 1934-Finishing-School (Performer), 1934-Where-Sinners-Meet (Performer), 1920-The-Frisky-Mrs.-Johnson (Performer), 1951-All-Star-Revue (Performer), 1950-The-Golden-Twenties (Other), 1994-Hal-Roach:-King-of-Laughter (Other), 2005-Because-of-the-Wonderful-Things-It-Does:-The-Legacy-of-Oz (Other), 2004-Ziegfeld-on-Film (Other)
Theater Credits | show moreshow less
Mrs.-January-and-Mr.-X - Performer (March 31, 1944 - May 6, 1944), Ziegfeld-Follies-of-1943 - Production (April 1, 1943 - July 22, 1944), This-Rock - Performer (February 18, 1943 - March 20, 1943), Ziegfeld-Follies-of-1936 - Production (September 14, 1936 - December 19, 1936), Ziegfeld-Follies-of-1936 - Production (January 30, 1936 - May 9, 1936), Ziegfeld-Follies-of-1934 - Production (January 4, 1934 - June 9, 1934), The-Truth-Game - Performer (December 27, 1930 - March 1931), Family-Affairs - Performer (December 10, 1929 - December 1929), The-Happy-Husband - Performer (May 7, 1928 - July 1928), The-Marquise - Performer (November 14, 1927 - January 1928), Annie-Dear - Performer (November 4, 1924 - January 31, 1925), Rose-Briar - Performer (December 25, 1922 - March 1923), The-Intimate-Strangers - Performer (November 7, 1921 - January 1922), Caesar's-Wife - Performer (November 24, 1919 - February 1920), A-Marriage-of-Convenience - Performer (May 1, 1918 - June 1918), The-Rescuing-Angel - Performer (October 8, 1917 - November 1917), Jerry - Performer (March 28, 1914 - May 1914), The-Land-of-Promise - Performer (December 25, 1913 - March 1914), The-Amazons - Performer (April 28, 1913 - June 1913), The-Runaway - Performer (October 9, 1911 - December 1911), The-Philosopher-in-the-Apple-Orchard - Performer (January 20, 1911 - February 1911), Suzanne - Performer (December 26, 1910 - February 1911), Mrs.-Dot - Performer (January 24, 1910 - March 1910), Love-Watches - Performer (August 27, 1908 - January 1909), My-Wife - Performer (August 31, 1907 - December 1907), The-Amazons - Performer (February 19, 1894 - Closing date unknown), The-"Mind-the-Paint"-Girl - Performer (September 9, 1912 - January 1913)
  • BILLIE BURKE - AUTOGRAPH NOTE SIGNED 6/1949 CO-SIGNED BY: ALAN VILLIERS, FREDA U - HFSID 29583
    BILLIE BURKE - AUTOGRAPH NOTE SIGNED 6/1949 CO-SIGNED BY: ALAN VILLIERS, FREDA UTLEY, STANLEY F. HORN, JOHN T. FLYNN, HAROLD RUSSELL, MARIAN CASTLE, ROSAMOND du JARDIN - HFSID 29583
    Guestbook page signed to author Rose Harbaugh by actors Billie Burke and Howard Russell, mariner Alan Villiers, political commentators John T. Flynn and Freda Utley, historian Stanley F. Horn and authors Marian Castle and Rosamond du Jardin in 1949.

    Sale Price $450.00

    $500.00

  • BILLIE BURKE - AUTOGRAPHED INSCRIBED PHOTOGRAPH  - HFSID 155112
    BILLIE BURKE - AUTOGRAPHED INSCRIBED PHOTOGRAPH - HFSID 155112
    BILLIE BURKE. Photograph inscribed and signed: "To Arthur/Billie Burke". B/w, 7½x9¼. Broadway star Billie Burke (1885-1970) was married to master showman Florenz Ziegfeld from 1913 until his death in 1932.

    Sale Price $360.00

    $400.00

  • BILLIE BURKE - AUTOGRAPHED INSCRIBED PHOTOGRAPH  - HFSID 251014
    BILLIE BURKE - AUTOGRAPHED INSCRIBED PHOTOGRAPH - HFSID 251014
    BILLIE BURKE. Photograph inscribed and signed: "To Edna/from/Billie Burke". B/w, 8x10. Broadway star Billie Burke (1885-1970) was married to master showman Florenz Ziegfeld from 1913 until his death in 1932.

    Sale Price $405.00

    $450.00

  • BILLIE BURKE - AUTOGRAPHED INSCRIBED PHOTOGRAPH  - HFSID 259229
    BILLIE BURKE - AUTOGRAPHED INSCRIBED PHOTOGRAPH - HFSID 259229
    BILLIE BURKE Mrs. Florenz Ziegfeld, Glinda the Good Witch. Large Photograph inscribed and signed: "To Mr Tony [illegible]/With My deepest admiration/Billie Burke". Sepia, 11x14. Printed on verso: "Camera Portrait/by/Hal Phyfe/50 W 56/1508 Circle/No. 759 B".

    Sale Price $637.50

    $750.00

  • BILLIE BURKE - AUTOGRAPHED INSCRIBED PHOTOGRAPH  - HFSID 272066
    BILLIE BURKE - AUTOGRAPHED INSCRIBED PHOTOGRAPH - HFSID 272066
    BILLIE BURKE. Photograph inscribed and signed: "To Raymond/Thankfully yours/Billie Burke". B/w, 8x10. Publicity photo for film Hi Diddle Diddle. © 1943 United Artists. Broadway star Billie Burke (1885-1970) was married to master showman Florenz Ziegfeld from 1913 until his death in 1932.

    Sale Price $637.50

    $750.00

  • BILLIE BURKE - AUTOGRAPHED INSCRIBED PHOTOGRAPH  - HFSID 292767
    BILLIE BURKE - AUTOGRAPHED INSCRIBED PHOTOGRAPH - HFSID 292767
    BILLIE BURKE 5x7 image, shown in a tweed suit and mittens, with an overcoat draped on her shoulder Photograph signed: "Billie Burke/Best wishes". B/w, 5x7. Broadway star Billie Burke (1885-1970) was married to master showman Florenz Ziegfeld from 1913 until his death in 1932.

    Sale Price $360.00

    $400.00

  • BILLIE BURKE - AUTOGRAPHED INSCRIBED PHOTOGRAPH 1957  - HFSID 257349
    BILLIE BURKE - AUTOGRAPHED INSCRIBED PHOTOGRAPH 1957 - HFSID 257349
    BILLIE BURKE. Photograph inscribed and signed: "For Albert/with warmest regards./19--/1957/Billie Burke". B/w, 8x10 overall, image 7x7½ (one surface). Broadway star Billie Burke (1885-1970) was married to master showman Florenz Ziegfeld from 1913 until his death in 1932.

    Sale Price $306.00

    $340.00

  • BILLIE BURKE - AUTOGRAPHED SIGNED PHOTOGRAPH  - HFSID 251613
    BILLIE BURKE - AUTOGRAPHED SIGNED PHOTOGRAPH - HFSID 251613
    BILLIE BURKE. Postcard Photograph signed: "Billie Burke". B/w, 3½x2¾. Rare English "Midget Post Card" with note that postage is "A Halfpenny Stamp for Inland.

    Sale Price $360.00

    $400.00

  • BILLIE BURKE - AUTOGRAPHED SIGNED PHOTOGRAPH  - HFSID 174638
    BILLIE BURKE - AUTOGRAPHED SIGNED PHOTOGRAPH - HFSID 174638
    BILLIE BURKE. Photograph signed: "Yours Sincerely/Billie Burke". Sepia, 8¾x12 overall, image 4½x8 (one surface). Photo: Purdy Boston. Broadway star Billie Burke (1885-1970) was married to master showman Florenz Ziegfeld from 1913 until his death in 1932.

    Sale Price $396.00

    $440.00

  • BILLIE BURKE - AUTOGRAPHED SIGNED PHOTOGRAPH  - HFSID 74224
    BILLIE BURKE - AUTOGRAPHED SIGNED PHOTOGRAPH - HFSID 74224
    BILLIE BURKE. Photograph signed: "Yours Sincerely/Billie Burke". Sepia, 5x7. Broadway star Billie Burke (1885-1970) was married to master showman Florenz Ziegfeld from 1913 until his death in 1932. She received her only Academy Award nomination in 1939 for her supporting role as Emily Kilbourne in Merrily We Live.

    Sale Price $342.00

    $380.00

  • BILLIE BURKE - AUTOGRAPHED SIGNED PHOTOGRAPH CIRCA 1939  - HFSID 265772
    BILLIE BURKE - AUTOGRAPHED SIGNED PHOTOGRAPH CIRCA 1939 - HFSID 265772
    BILLIE BURKE. Photograph signed: "Yours truly/Billie Burke". B/w, 9¼x7½. Shown with Oliver Hardy, Jean Parker and James Ellison in movie still from Zenobia (1939). Ink note (unknown hand): "1939". Broadway star Billie Burke (1885-1970) was married to master showman Florenz Ziegfeld from 1913 until his death in 1932.

    Sale Price $342.00

    $380.00

  • BILLIE BURKE - INSCRIBED PICTURE POSTCARD SIGNED  - HFSID 19171
    BILLIE BURKE - INSCRIBED PICTURE POSTCARD SIGNED - HFSID 19171
    BILLIE BURKE. Postcard Photograph inscribed and signed: "Billie Burke To/Eugene Cutter". Colorized, 3½x5½. Broadway star Billie Burke (1885-1970) was married to master showman Florenz Ziegfeld from 1913 until his death in 1932.

    Sale Price $360.00

    $400.00

  • BILLIE BURKE - MAGAZINE PHOTOGRAPH SIGNED  - HFSID 88334
    BILLIE BURKE - MAGAZINE PHOTOGRAPH SIGNED - HFSID 88334
    BILLIE BURKE. Magazine Photograph signed: "Billie Burke". B/w, 2½x3¾. Shown in character from The Runaway, which opened on Broadway in October 1911. Broadway star Billie Burke (1885-1970) was married to master showman Florenz Ziegfeld from 1913 until his death in 1932.

    Sale Price $342.00

    $380.00

  • BILLIE BURKE - PICTURE POST CARD SIGNED  - HFSID 137484
    BILLIE BURKE - PICTURE POST CARD SIGNED - HFSID 137484
    BILLIE BURKE. Postcard Photograph signed: "Yours Sincerely/Billie Burke". B/w with brown hue, 3½x5½. Broadway star Billie Burke (1885-1970) was married to master showman Florenz Ziegfeld from 1913 until his death in 1932.

    Sale Price $360.00

    $400.00

  • BILLIE BURKE - PICTURE POST CARD SIGNED  - HFSID 218315
    BILLIE BURKE - PICTURE POST CARD SIGNED - HFSID 218315
    BILLIE BURKE. Postcard Photograph signed: "Yours truly/Billie Burke". B/w, 3½x5¼. Broadway star Billie Burke (1885-1970) was married to master showman Florenz Ziegfeld from 1913 until his death in 1932.

    Sale Price $360.00

    $400.00

  • BILLIE BURKE - PICTURE POST CARD SIGNED  - HFSID 252008
    BILLIE BURKE - PICTURE POST CARD SIGNED - HFSID 252008
    BILLIE BURKE. Postcard Photograph signed: "Sincerely Yrs/Billie Burke". Sepia, 5x2½. Broadway star Billie Burke (1885-1970) was married to master showman Florenz Ziegfeld from 1913 until his death in 1932. She received her only Academy Award nomination in 1939 for her supporting role as Emily Kilbourne in Merrily We Live.

    Sale Price $405.00

    $450.00

  • BILLIE BURKE - SHOW BILL SIGNED 1956  - HFSID 322048
    BILLIE BURKE - SHOW BILL SIGNED 1956 - HFSID 322048
    BILLIE BURKE Wizard of Oz good witch signs program for her play Solid Gold Cadillac in blue ink Show Bill signed: "Billie Burke/ 1956" in blue ink. 20 pages, 5¼x7¼, affixed to 9x12 piece of construction paper. Broadway star Billie Burke (1885-1970) was married to master showman Florenz Ziegfeld from 1913 until his death in 1932.

    Sale Price $216.00

    $240.00

  • BILLIE BURKE - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 08/16/1920  - HFSID 101998
    BILLIE BURKE - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 08/16/1920 - HFSID 101998
    BILLIE BURKE After starring in silents for five years, Burke returns to the stage. TLS: "Billie Burke-Ziegfeld", 1p, 7¼x10½. New York, 1920 August 16. On her personal stationery imprinted at top center: "Miss Billie Burke/Direction Florenz Ziegfeld, Jr.

    Sale Price $306.00

    $340.00

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