Joyce Grenfell

Joyce Grenfell

Reference number:

8918
£60.00

Description:

An original two page handwritten letter in ink (dated Jan 28th 1951), clearly signed at the conclusion by Joyce Grenfell.

Certification:

The letter mentions her 1951 films "The Galloping Major" in which she played Maggie the Waitress and "Laughter in Paradise" (Elizabeth Robson). One of a wonderful collection of over 50 celebrity letters all obtained during the late 1940s to early 1950s by a Mr Douglas Squires. He was involved in editing a School / University Film & Theatre Entertainment magazine during this period and wrote to celebrities looking for a contribution of autographs and signed photographs for the magazine. Many of the letters are gracious and detailed replies with many references to helping his project and mentions of their careers at that point in time. AFTAL Dealer No13 and UACC RD Memorabilia UK COA.

Size:

18x13cm Sized Pages

Condition:

Fair. View Image.

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About Joyce Grenfell

Joyce Grenfell

JOYCE GRENFELL OBE d1979. British comedian, actress and in her time one of the country's best loved entertainers, immortalised in roles such as the gym mistress Miss Gossage in The Happiest Days of Your Life and Ruby Gates in the St Trinian's films. She achieved success as a writer and performer of songs and monologues at a time when it was unusual for a woman of her social background to work. She died of cancer aged 69 on 30th November 1979.

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Joyce Grenfell

Reference number:

8461
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Description:

A very good original circa 1950s autograph book page, clearly signed in ink by Joyce Grenfell with lovely cariacature.

 

Certification:

AFTAL Dealer No13 and UACC RD Memorabilia UK COA.

Size:

14x12cm Sized Autograph Book Page.

Condition:

Good. View Image.

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