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Bob Burns Autographs, Memorabilia & Collectibles

BOB BURNS
Born: August 2, 1890 in Van Buren, Arkansas
Died: February 2, 1956 in Encino, California
Biography | show moreshow less
Bob Burns (1890-1956) coined the word "bazooka" for the homemade instrument he invented in 1905 and became known as Bob "Bazooka" Burns as well as "The Arkansas Traveler" (for his home state). A veteran vaudeville performer, Burns also starred in early "talkies", including Up the River (1930), but was best known for his radio career, which he began in 1931. He was a regular on Bing Crosby's Kraft Music Hall (1935-1941) before having his own program from 1941-1947, when he retired (Burns, however, made a last appearance on Ed Sullivan's show in 1955.
Film Credits | show moreshow less
1946-An-Old-Chinese-Proverb:-One-Picture-Is-Worth-Ten-Thousand-Words (Other), 1945-The-Windjammer (Performer), 1940-Alias-the-Deacon (Performer), 1937-Wells-Fargo (Performer), 1934-Lazy-River (Performer), 1934-Spitfire (Performer), 1932-Tombstone-Canyon (Performer), 1945-The-Windjammer (Writer), 1945-The-Windjammer (in person), 1955-The-Ed-Sullivan-Show (in person), 1950-The-Ken-Murray-Show (in person), 1939-Land-of-Liberty (Other), 1940-Comin'-Round-the-Mountain (Performer), 1938-Tropic-Holiday (Performer), 1938-Radio-City-Revels (Performer), 1936-Rhythm-on-the-Range (Performer), 1933-Hoop-La (Performer), 1933-Fast-Workers (Performer), 1932-If-I-Had-a-Million (Performer), 1931-Young-as-You-Feel (Performer), 1931-Quick-Millions (Performer), 1930-Up-the-River (Performer), 1946-Unusual-Occupations-L-5-6 (in person), 1942-Soaring-Stars (in person), 1941-Picture-People-No.-3:-Hobbies-of-the-Stars (in person), 1938-Screen-Snapshots-Series-18,-No.-2 (in person), 1937-Cinema-Circus (in person), 1935-Roof-Tops-of-Manhattan (in person), 1946-Screen-Snapshots-Series-25,-No.-10:-Famous-Fathers-and-Sons (in person), 1944-Belle-of-the-Yukon (Performer), 1939-Our-Leading-Citizen (Performer), 1939-I'm-from-Missouri (Performer), 1935-Southern-Exposure (Performer), 1931-Heaven-on-Earth (Performer), 1931-Three-Rogues (Performer), 1938-The-Arkansas-Traveler (Performer), 1937-Mountain-Music (Performer), 1937-Waikiki-Wedding (Performer), 1936-The-Big-Broadcast-of-1937 (Performer), 1933-Laughter-in-Hell (Performer)
Theater Credits
Buzzin'-Around - Performer (July 6, 1920 - July 24, 1920)

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