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Kimbrough, Emily 1899-1989

Overview
Works: 48 works in 201 publications in 2 languages and 10,795 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Fiction  History  Humor  Drama  Romantic comedy films  Comedy films  Film adaptations 
Roles: Author, Interviewee, Narrator, Speaker
Classifications: PS3521.I457, 817.5
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Our hearts were young and gay by Cornelia Otis Skinner( Book )

50 editions published between 1942 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

None of Cornelia Otis Skinner's many accomplishments as actress or author came close to matching the phenomenal popularity of Our Hearts Were Young and Gay, which appeared in 1942 and went through more than twenty printings, a total of more than two million copies. A collaboration with her former Bryn Mawr classmate Emily Kimbrough, the memoir charmingly and quite comically details the pair's youthful trip abroad two decades earlier, when they were almost out of their teens and on their own for the first time. From its very beginning, the flavor of the work is deliciously evident, as Emily surprises a naked man in his hotel room before the girls have even embarked. From Montreal to London to Paris, episode follows upon episode, absurdity upon absurdity: shipwreck in the Saint Lawrence River, an astonishingly funny game of deck tennis, Emily hitting a drowning man with a deck chair, Cornelia breaking out with the measles, both girls oblivious to the ill repute of the house in Dieppe where they found lodging one nightwith sightseeing and romantic yearnings coming in between. This nostalgic and innocent book is a marvelous voyage, so bright with life and comedy and an air of happy coincidence that it's very hard to put down, and nearly impossible to forget
Floating island by Emily Kimbrough( Book )

5 editions published between 1968 and 1984 in English and held by 640 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Forty plus and fancy free by Emily Kimbrough( Book )

9 editions published between 1954 and 1955 in English and held by 626 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes whirlwind trip thru Italy, with stops in Paris and London
Forever old, forever new by Emily Kimbrough( Book )

6 editions published between 1964 and 1965 in English and Undetermined and held by 538 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Happy travel adventures of four Americans in Greece, with notes and nuggets on the life and lore of the land
Water, water everywhere by Emily Kimbrough( Book )

13 editions published between 1956 and 1957 in English and held by 537 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This latest excursion took her and her companions to Athens, around the Greek mainland, to Chios, and other Aegean islands, to Yugo-slavia, Paris, and London, and an unusual voyage on the Thames
So near and yet so far by Emily Kimbrough( Book )

11 editions published between 1955 and 1956 in English and held by 524 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The comic adventures of Emily Kimbrough and several of her friends, during a reunion in New Orleans
Pleasure by the busload by Emily Kimbrough( Book )

5 editions published between 1961 and 1962 in English and held by 514 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An account of the author's travels in Portugal
Through Charley's door by Emily Kimbrough( Book )

7 editions published in 1952 in English and held by 487 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes four years experience with Marshall Field beginning in the advertising department
And a right good crew by Emily Kimbrough( Book )

4 editions published in 1958 in English and held by 411 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It gives me great pleasure by Emily Kimbrough( Book )

6 editions published between 1948 and 1960 in English and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Our hearts were young and gay by Cornelia Otis Skinner( )

9 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Actress Cornelia Otis Skinner and journalist Emily Kimbrough offer a lighthearted, hilarious memoir of their European tour in the 1920s, when they were fresh out of college from Bryn Mawr. Some of the more amusing anecdotes involve a pair of rabbit-skin capes that begin shedding at the most inopportune moments and an episode in which the girls are stranded atop Notre Dame cathedral at midnight. And, of course, there's romance, in the form of handsome young doctor Tom Newhall and college "Lothario" Avery Moore
How to lay a nest egg: financial facts of life for the average girl by Edgar Scott( Book )

1 edition published in 1950 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

We followed our hearts to Hollywood by Emily Kimbrough( Book )

4 editions published in 1943 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An account of Emily Kimbrough and Cornelia Otis Skinner's trip to Hollywood in connection with the production of the motion picture based on their book Our hearts were young and gay
A right good crew by Emily Kimbrough( Book )

4 editions published in 1959 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How dear to my heart by Emily Kimbrough( Book )

6 editions published between 1944 and 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Better than oceans by Emily Kimbrough( Book )

1 edition published in 1977 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The innocents from Indiana by Emily Kimbrough( Book )

4 editions published in 1950 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reminiscences of the author's childhood in Chicago
A suite of poems by Elisabeth Ball( Book )

1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Now and then by Emily Kimbrough( Book )

1 edition published in 1972 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Escapada de amor by Cornelia Otis Skinner( Book )

1 edition published in 1945 in Spanish and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Our hearts were young and gay
Alternative Names
Emily Kimbrough American writer

Emily Kimbrough Amerikaans schrijfster (1899-1989)

Wrench, Emily Kimbrough 1899-1989

Languages
English (177)

Spanish (1)

Covers
Our hearts were young and gayHow dear to my heart