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Diller, Phyllis

Works: 204 works in 337 publications in 4 languages and 12,739 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Biography  Juvenile works  Humor  Film adaptations  History  Fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Christmas stories  Anecdotes 
Roles: Performer, Actor, Interviewee
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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posthumous Publications by Phyllis Diller, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Phyllis Diller
A bug's life by Walt Disney ( Visual )
28 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 3,711 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Journey inside the miniature world of bugs where an ant named Flik hires warrior bugs to defend his colony from a horde of freeloading grasshoppers. Bonus title at end: Geri's game (Academy Award, Best Animated Short, 1997)
Joan Rivers a piece of work : a year in the life of a semi legend ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 746 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The cameras follow trailblazing comic, Joan Rivers, for a year and cover her entire career from her break on the Carson show, to her heartbreak over the suicide of her husband, and her role on Celebrity Apprentice. Rivers reveals her relentless desire to keep working with humor and empathy. Wickedly funny and surprisingly moving, Rivers is once again returned to the spotlight she so richly deserves and cements her reputation as one of stand-up's towering figures
The joys of aging--and how to avoid them : can sex keep you young? And other silly questions by Phyllis Diller ( Book )
1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 527 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Provides humorous advice on how to look younger
Make 'em laugh the funny business of America ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 482 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The documentary explores the currents of American comedy throughout a century of social and political change, illuminating how comedy has tackled and poked fun at our political system, race relations, gender issues, and the prevailing American standards and taboos in everyday life. Melding performance, biography and history, it features interviews with over 90 comedians, writers, producers, and historians
Mad monster party ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and held by 463 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Dr. Frankenstein decides to retire from the monster-making business, he calls a convention of monsters to elect his successor
Splendor in the grass by Elia Kazan ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Deanie is a beautiful and sensitive teenager who would do whatever her mother and her 1928 Kansas hometown find proper. Her boyfriend, Bud, has intense desires for Deanie and the two are very much in love. But, sexual pressures in society creates a rift in their relationship. She restrains herself while Bud acts on them, but with another girl. Bud's actions drive Deanie to madness. She is committed into an institution while Bud reluctantly obeys his father and enrolls in Yale. The stock market crash of '29 hits and changes the lives of both their families. Together they learn the harsh lesson of love and life
The nuttiest nutcracker by Diane Eskenazi ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A star-studded computer-generated movie that lends a madcap twist to the cherished "Nutcracker" tale. When young teen, Marie, falls asleep awaiting the return of her parents, she enters the magical world of her Nutcracker Prince-- a gift from her uncle. Together with a zany band of mixed nuts and a sugar Plum Fairy, Marie helps her prince reclaim his kingdom from Reginald, the evil Mouse King
The Nutcracker prince ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1990 and 2004 in English and held by 336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A child's new wooden nutcracker draws her into a glorious realm of adventure and enchantment
How to live forever ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A cell lives an average of 5 minutes. A hummingbird for 5 years. Right now, humans live for about 75 years. What might it mean to live forever? Director Mark Wexler embarks on a worldwide trek to investigate just what it means to grow old and what it could mean to really live forever. Documents his journey as he seeks to learn if eternal life is possible or even desirable. Exploring these issues with a fascinating array of people
Get happy by Pink Martini (Musical group) ( Recording )
3 editions published in 2013 in English and Multiple languages and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Get Happy, the long-awaited studio follow-up to Pink Martini's 2009's Splendor in the Grass, features a cavalcade of vocal royalty including exotic cabaret sensation Meow Meow, sunny French eccentric Philippe Katerine, the handsome and brilliant radio superstar Ari Shapiro, warm-hearted wunder-siblings The von Trapps, and a riveting appearance by the exquisite Rufus Wainwright!"
Laughter therapy a comedy collection for the chronically serious ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
National Public Radio presents encounters with funny personalities and memorable, unbelievable April Fool's Day "news" segments from various NPR radio programs
Phyllis Diller's housekeeping hints by Phyllis Diller ( Book )
2 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Phyllis Diller's marriage manual by Phyllis Diller ( Book )
3 editions published between 1967 and 1969 in English and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The pet forgetters cure the never-want-to-go-to-bedders cure ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The pet forgetters cure: Charlie Bean is supposed to take care of Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle's prized pet parrot, but when Charlie forgets her responsibilities, poor Black Jack loses all his feathers -- Never-want-to-go-to-bedders cure: Shelley Duvall is Potsi Piggle-Wiggle, who's left in charge to put a house full of children to bed
You bet your life ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Collects 18 classic episodes in their original, uncut glory."
The private navy of Sgt. O'Farrell ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1995 and 2003 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When a Japanese torpedo hits a cargo ship containing a shipment of beer, Sgt. O'Farrell (Bob Hope) decides to rescue the beverages and deliver some nurses to the outpost for his men. The troops are more than surprised to receive several male nurses and Phyllis Diller
Happily ever after by Jonathan Couch ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1993 and 2004 in English and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Snow White and her Prince are happily planning their wedding when the evil Queen's wizard brother kidnaps the Prince. It's one thrill after another as Snow White, with the help of the Dwarfelles, face off against the sinister wizard to rescue the Prince
Bob Hope the ultimate collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Moto X kids ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Evan Hanson is the best motocross coach in the country. After leading his daughter Callie to the national championships, he decides to set his sights on a more personal challenge - saving a local dirt track from a motorcycle gang who are trying to take over the land from the kids who ride there. But when Evan's best rider injures himself before a winner-takes-all race, a surprising substitution teaches Evan, and the kids, that anything is possible
Maniac ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1934 and 2007 in English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Narcotic: Loosely based upon the life of William Davies, an opium-addicted snake oil salesman who was also producer Hildagarde Esper's uncle. This film follows his downward spiral as an idealistic medical student whose fall from grace leads him to opium dens, a carnival freakshow, drug parties, brothels and finally the barrel of his own revolver
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Driver, Phyllis Ada
Driver, Phyllis Ada 1917-2012