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Grenfell, Joyce 1910-1979

Overview
Works: 173 works in 424 publications in 1 language and 4,832 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Drama  Film adaptations  Records and correspondence  Comedy films  Diaries  War films  Miscellanea  Monologues (Drama)  Dark comedy films 
Roles: Author, Actor, Performer, Singer, Lyricist, Costume designer
Classifications: PN2598.G674, 791.0924
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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 )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 662 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
George, don't do that ... : six nursery school sketches and "Writer of children's books" by Joyce Grenfell( Book )

15 editions published between 1977 and 2006 in English and held by 298 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."
"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 279 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 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joyce by Joyce Grenfell( Book )

8 editions published between 1980 and 1993 in English and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The belles of St. Trinian's by Frank Launder( Visual )

27 editions published between 1954 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 164 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
Darling Ma : letters to her mother, 1932-44 by Joyce Grenfell( Book )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 128 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 100 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 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

6 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nanny says by Hugh Casson( Book )

5 editions published between 1972 and 1987 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The old dark house( Visual )

3 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The old dark house (86 min., color): An eccentric and mysterious millionaire invites an American car salesman to stay with him and his twin brother; Mr. Sardonicus (90 min., b & w): A greedy baron unearths his father's corpse to retrieve a winning lottery ticket. His face is frozen permanently into a hideous grin. He seeks the assistance of a noted neurosurgeon who is also his wife's former lover
My kind of magic by Joyce Grenfell( Recording )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 35 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
Learn to loosen : (The music's message) by Richard Addinsell( )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joyce & Ginnie : the letters of Joyce Grenfell & Virginia Graham by Joyce Grenfell( Book )

3 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of letters spanning 50 years. Joyce Grenfell and Virginia Graham were best friends from the age of 7 until Joyce's death. When they were apart they wrote daily letters to each other. The letters date from 1929-1979, and mention such events as the Abdication and the atomic bomb
Bab ballads and Cautionary tales by W. S Gilbert( Recording )

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

Joyce Grenfell requests the pleasure by Joyce Grenfell( Book )

8 editions published between 1976 and 1989 in English and held by 26 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
The pure hell of St Trinian's by Frank Launder( Visual )

12 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 26 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
Choice Grenfell by Joyce Grenfell( Recording )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A poignantly funny retrospective of the genteel wit of broadcaster, comedienne, poet and entertainer, Joyce Grenfell, superbly performed by Maureen Lipman and heard on BBC Radio 3
In pleasant places by Joyce Grenfell( Book )

4 editions published between 1979 and 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 11 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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The Americanization of Emily
Alternative Names
Greenfell, Joyce 1910-1979

Grenfell, Joyce

Grenfell, Joyce 1910-

Joyce Grenfell British comedian, singer, actress

Joyce Grenfell Brits komiek (1910-1979)

Joyce Grenfell pemeran perempuan asal Britania Raya

Phipps, Joyce Irene 1910-1979

Джойс Гринфел

جویس قرنفل

جویس گرنفل کمدین و خواننده بریتانیایی

Languages
English (193)

Covers
George, don't do that ... : six nursery school sketches and "Writer of children's books"Turn back the clock : Joyce Grenfell : her best monologues & songsHats off : poems and drawingsThe time of my life : entertaining the troops, her wartime journalsThe old dark houseJoyce & Ginnie : the letters of Joyce Grenfell & Virginia GrahamChoice Grenfell