Knowledge Identifier: +Art_Carney
He narrated a version of "The Wizard of Oz" for Golden Records, with Mitch Miller and his chorus performing four of the songs from the classic 1939 film version
In 1943 he played Billy Oldham on "Joe and Ethel Turp", based on Damon Runyon stories
He impersonated FDR on "The March of Time" and Dwight D. Eisenhower on "Living 1948"
Carney recorded prolifically in the 1950s for Columbia Records
Buddy Hackett - He appeared as Art Carney's replacement on "The Jackie Gleason Show", and in the 1958 film "God's Little Acre"
In 1961-62, Art Carney played Frank Michaelson in an English comedy by Phoebe & Henry Ephron entitled "Take Her, She's Mine" with Phyllis Thaxter as his co-star in the Biltmore Theatre in New York two seasons before his role in "the Odd Couple" in the Plymouth Theatre in New York; the character was played by James Stewart in the 1963 film version
Star Wars Holiday Special - These include songs and comedy routines by such 1970s talents as Jefferson Starship, Diahann Carroll, Art Carney, Harvey_Korman and Bea Arthur
Johnny Weissmuller - In 1976, he appeared for the last time in a motion picture, playing a movie crewman who is fired by a movie mogul, played by Art Carney, in "Won Ton Ton, the Dog Who Saved Hollywood", and he made his final public appearance in that year when he was inducted into the Body Building Guild Hall of Fame
Lily Tomlin - A comedy-mystery, "The Late Show", teaming Tomlin with Art Carney, was a critical success in 1977
Barbara Rhoades - She played a police officer, "No Balls" Hadley, in 1977's "The Choirboys" and a Vegas hooker who picks up Art Carney along the road during his Oscar-winning performance in "Harry and Tonto"
In 1978, Carney appeared in "The Star Wars Holiday Special", a made-for-TV movie that was linked to the "Star Wars" film series
Although he retired in the late 1980s, he returned in 1993 in a minor supporting role in the Arnold Schwarzenegger film, "Last Action Hero"
In 1984, he portrayed Santa Claus in the made-for-TV holiday film "The Night They Saved Christmas"