WorldCat Identities

Grenfell, Joyce 1910-1979

Overview
Works: 163 works in 410 publications in 1 language and 4,985 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Drama  Film adaptations  Diaries  Miscellanea  Records and correspondence  Comedy films  War films  Dark comedy films  Pictorial works 
Roles: Author, Actor, Performer, Singer, Lyricist, Costume designer
Classifications: PN2598.G674, 791.0924
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Joyce Grenfell
 
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Most widely held works by Joyce Grenfell
The Americanization of Emily by Arthur Hiller( Visual )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and held by 645 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lt. Commander Charles E. Madison (Garner) loves his job: as 'dog robber' his duties consist of rounding up scarce delicacies and services, while safely avoiding combat. Admiral William Jessup (Douglas), however, is intent on having a sailor as the first casualty on D-Day - preferably with a film crew filming him. Having fallen for his English motor pool driver Emily (Andrews), freewheeling Madison struggles to escape being sent off to land on Omaha Beach as the cameraman
"Stately as a galleon", and other songs and sketches by Joyce Grenfell( Book )

9 editions published between 1978 and 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Turn back the clock : Joyce Grenfell : her best monologues & songs by Joyce Grenfell( Book )

10 editions published between 1983 and 1998 in English and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

George, don't do that ... : six nursery school sketches and "Writer of children's books" by Joyce Grenfell( Book )

8 editions published between 1977 and 1991 in English and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joyce Grenfell's nursery school sketches are perennial favourites in her repertoire. They convey the "bright, bluffing calm, cheerful encouraging and occasionally desperate" voice in which she has heard most adults address small children The tone of the "Writer of Chilren's Books" as she talks to her young readers is "less desperate and wholly confident."
The belles of St. Trinian's by Frank Launder( Visual )

26 editions published between 1954 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A farce set among the uninhibited pupils of an unorthodox school. A sultan sends his daughter to St. Trinian's because it is near his racehorse stables. One of the students kidnaps the sultan's prize mare and pandemonium ensues
George, don't do that-- : &, Stately as a galleon by Joyce Grenfell( Book )

8 editions published between 1977 and 2006 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joyce by Joyce Grenfell( Book )

7 editions published between 1980 and 1993 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Darling Ma : letters to her mother, 1932-44 by Joyce Grenfell( Book )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hats off : poems and drawings by Joyce Grenfell( Book )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This collection of poems ranges through many different moods - lyrical, wistful, funny and sad - but all are full of wit and observation. The text is accompanied by the poet's own sketches and Christmas cards that aim to conjure up a lost England
The time of my life : entertaining the troops, her wartime journals by Joyce Grenfell( Book )

4 editions published between 1989 and 1998 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Darling Ma : letters to her mother, 1932-1944 by Joyce Grenfell( Book )

5 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nanny says by Hugh Casson( Book )

5 editions published between 1972 and 1987 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

My kind of magic by Joyce Grenfell( Recording )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During her life Joyce Grenfell amassed an eclectic collection of observations that she planned one day to put together in a scrapbook. She didn't manage it, but her biographer and friend, Janie Hampton, has. She has woven together the little bits of magic from Joyce's life into a beautiful and endearing memento for those who loved her wit and observant intelligence, or simply for those who want to join in the fun
Joyce Grenfell requests the pleasure by Joyce Grenfell( Book )

8 editions published between 1976 and 1989 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The entertainer tells amusingly of her life on and off the stage and of her career which brought her into touch with many famous people
Bab ballads and Cautionary tales by W. S Gilbert( Recording )

2 editions published in 1959 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elvis. the Ed Sullivan shows( Visual )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Share the excitement of Elvis Presley's earth-shattering introduction to the nation in these three unforgettable episodes from The Ed Sullivan Show
Choice Grenfell by Joyce Grenfell( Recording )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A poignantly funny retrospective of the genteel wit of comedienne, poet and entertainer, Joyce Grenfell
The pure hell of St. Trinian's( Visual )

9 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Some comely young women have just burnt down their school and shock the world by getting acquitted when hauled into the Old Bailey. It seems the judge is keen on them and besides, an unscrupulous shyster posing as a professor offers to rebuild the school. Instead, he takes the offenders on a bogus tour of Greece and once they are underway, he leads them to his real goal -- forced matrimony to the sons of an Arab sheik
The old dark house( Visual )

2 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An eccentric and mysterious millionaire invites an American car salesman to stay with him and his twin brother. As the murders mount up among the residents of the mansion he begins a desperate fight to discover who the murderer is before it is too late
In pleasant places by Joyce Grenfell( Book )

4 editions published between 1979 and 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author tells of her later years, when life was less dramatic but richer, more demanding and more rewarding
 
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Hats off : poems and drawings
Alternative Names
Greenfell, Joyce 1910-1979

Grenfell, Joyce

Grenfell, Joyce 1910-

Joyce Grenfell Actress

Joyce Grenfell Brits komiek (1910-1979)

Phipps, Joyce Irene 1910-1979

Джойс Гринфел

جویس گرنفل کمدین و خواننده بریتانیایی

Languages
English (183)

Covers
George, don't do that-- : &, Stately as a galleonHats off : poems and drawingsThe time of my life : entertaining the troops, her wartime journalsChoice GrenfellThe old dark houseThe time of my life : entertaining the troops, her wartime journalsJoyce & Ginnie : the letters of Joyce Grenfell & Virginia Graham