WorldCat Identities

Greenwood, Joan 1921-1987

Overview
Works: 84 works in 339 publications in 5 languages and 7,173 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Romantic comedy films  Picaresque films  Fiction  Juvenile works  Historical films  Romance films  Science fiction films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Other, Costume designer
Classifications: PR5818, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Joan Greenwood
 
Most widely held works by Joan Greenwood
Tom Jones by Tony Richardson( Visual )

22 editions published between 1963 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 1,571 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Abandoned at birth and raised by a wealthy squire, Tom Jones romps through English society, leading a lusty life of brawling and bed-hopping
The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde( Visual )

33 editions published between 1952 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,520 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A witty, delightful story about a lovestruck suitor named Jack whose fiancee can only love a man named Ernest
Kind hearts and coronets by Robert Hamer( Visual )

45 editions published between 1949 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Impatient to become duke, the ninth in line decides to eliminate the eight relatives standing in his way in this tart black comedy
The man in the white suit by Alexander Mackendrick( Visual )

40 editions published between 1951 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 695 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sir Alec Guinness is Sidney Stratton, an eccentric chemist who invents a fiber that never wrinkles, wears out, or gets dirty. But when mill owners and workers realize this miracle fiber will destroy their industry, Sidney becomes the most hunted man in the nation
Jules Verne's Mysterious island by Jules Verne( Visual )

14 editions published between 1961 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 570 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Escapees from a Confederate prison camp seize a balloon which is then wrecked on a Pacific island, where Captain Nemo of the submarine Nautilus attempts to rescue them from the dangers of the island. Includes an interview with Ray Harryhausen on the making of the movie
The importance of being Earnest by Oscar Wilde( Recording )

11 editions published between 1968 and 1991 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An audio version of the three-act play
Whisky galore! by Alexander Mackendrick( Visual )

40 editions published between 1949 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When an English ship carrying 50,000 cases of whiskey wrecks off the coast of a tiny Scottish island that has ran out of "the water of life"', Captain Waggett vows to defend the vessel against any looting efforts
Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll( Recording )

19 editions published between 1958 and 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young girl follows a white rabbit down a rabbit hole
Charles Dickens' Little Dorrit( Visual )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the second half of the story, Little Dorrit, we meet Amy Dorrit, a girl whose spirit soars, even in debtor's prison. When she takes a job in a decrepit old house, she uncovers a secret that changes the course of her life and that of Arthur Clennam, who risked his life to help her family
Charles Dickens' Little Dorrit( Visual )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Little Dorrit, told in two films (Nobody's Fault, Little Dorrit's Story), has spent her young life with her family in London's debtor prison. Arthur Clennam, a kindly but ineffectual gentleman, who returns to England from China after twenty years, risks everything to help little Dorrits's family
Alec Guinness 5-film collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The man in the white suit: An eccentric chemist one day invents a fiber that never wrinkles, wears out or gets dirty
Through the looking glass by Lewis Carroll( Recording )

9 editions published between 1958 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sequel to Alice's Adventures in Wonderland performed by Joan Greenwood and Stanley Holloway
Moonfleet by Fritz Lang( Visual )

10 editions published between 1955 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Südengland 1857: Der zehnjährige Waisenjunge John sucht nach sei- nem Vormund Jeremy Fox, dem ehemaligen Verlobten seiner Mutter. Er findet den eleganten Gentleman-Gangster in einer düsteren Schmugglerkneipe. Damit fällt das Kind unter die Räuber, und Fox wird zum Beschützer wider Willen ... Mit seinem alptraumhaften, fatalistisch-düsteren Spektakel ver- schreckte Fritz Land seinerzeit Publikum und Kritiker. In vielen Details ein handwerkliches Lehrstück mit phantastischer Licht- und Raumregie. Ursprünglich sollte Foy am Ende des Films sterben; in der von den Produzenten veränderten Fassung segelt er "schwer- verletzt" davon
Alec Guinness( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sidney Stratton is an eccentric chemist who one day invents a fiber that never wrinkles, wears out or gets dirty. However, when mill owners realize his invention will destroy their industry, Sidney suddenly becomes the most hunted man in the nation
British noir( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

They met in the dark: Discharged for treason, a former Navy commander sets out to expose the espionage ring that destroyed his career
The Water babies( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tom, an orphan who cleans chimneys, stumbles into an underwater world and is fascinated by talking fish and amazing animated creatures, but he longs to return to his home
Whiskey galore by Alexander Mackendrick( Visual )

2 editions published in 1948 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This robust, nimble comedy chronicles the effects of 50,000 cases of spirits on a tiny little island, and deftly satirizes the character of its thrifty, God-fearing population. The tale develops into a battle of wits between the canny Scots and the customs inspector
Little Dorrit : film one: nobody's fault by Charles Dickens( Visual )

2 editions published between 1989 and 2005 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A story told in two films. The life of Arthur Clennam, the lift of Amy Dorrit: two stories, two points of view in the noisy, busy, eager London of the late 1850s"--Container
Fairy tales by Terry Jones( Recording )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of original fairy tales
Amulets and arrowheads by Sheila Constance Rolfe( Book )

1 edition published in 1967 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Jules Verne's Mysterious island
Alternative Names
Greenwood, Joan

Greenwood, Joan, 1921-

Joan Greenwood actrice anglaise

Joan Greenwood attrice britannica

Joan Greenwood britische Schauspielerin

Joan Greenwood britisk skodespelar

Joan Greenwood britisk skuespiller

Joan Greenwood Brits actrice (1921-1987)

Joan Greenwood brittisk skådespelare

Joan Greenwood brytyjska aktorka filmowa i telewizyjna

Joan Greenwood English actress

Гринвуд, Джоан

ג'ואן גרינווד

جوآن گرینوود بازیگر بریتانیایی

ジョーン・グリーンウッド

瓊·格林伍德

Languages
English (220)

German (6)

French (4)

Spanish (4)

Danish (1)

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