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Turn Back the Clock

Grenfell, Joyce; Addinsell, Richard; William, Blezard; Swannnn, Donald

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ISBN 10: 0333351924 / ISBN 13: 9780333351925
Published by Macmillan, 1983
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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0333351924 Light tanning to pages and gift inscription else near fine. Bookseller Inventory # 04015

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Title: Turn Back the Clock

Publisher: Macmillan

Publication Date: 1983

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Edition: 1st Edition.

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Synopsis:

To her fans, the late Joyce Grenfell needs no recommendation and this book contains a collection of some of her sketches and songs. Included in this book are "The Women's Institute Lecturer", "Nursery School Sketches" and "Opera Interval".

About the Author:

Joyce Grenfell was born Joyce Phipps, daughter of the youngest of the beautiful American Langhorne sisters, of whom the most celebrated was Nancy, Lady Astor. Her girlhood, spent on the fringes of the famous Cliveden set among such men as George Bernard Shaw and Noel Coward, spanned the twenties, but it was not until 1938, at a dinner party, that she gave an impromptu imitation of a Women's Institute speaker and discovered her genius for dramatic monologue. She was an accomplished actress and starred in many well known films, including the St Trinian's series along with George Cole, Alastair Sim and Frankie Howerd. She was also a regular to television, radio and the stage, and entertained troops during the war with her usual wit, charm and humour. She died in 1979.

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