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Greer Garson

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Bibliography:

Books:

Biographical:

  • A Rose for Mrs. Miniver : The Life of Greer Garson by Michael Troyan (Lexington, KY: University Press of Kentucky, 1998).

Referenced in:

  • Contemporary Theatre, Film and Television (Detroit, MI : Gale Research Co., 1997).
  • The Complete Marquis Who's Who Biographies (Reed Elsevier, Inc., 1997).
  • Newsmakers (Detroit, MI : Gale Research Co., 1996).
  • A Talent for Trouble: The Life of Hollywood's Most Acclaimed Director, William Wyler, by Jan Herman (Putnam Publishing Group, 1996).
  • The Great Movie Stars 1: The Golden Years by David Shipman (Boston:  Little, Brown & Co., 1995).
  • The MGM Stock Company: The Golden Years by James Robert Parish and Ronald L. Bowers (New Rochelle, NY: Arlington House, 1973).
  • International Motion Picture Almanac (1941-2).
  • Who's Who in the Theatre (1939).

The Books/ Plays of her Films:

  • Good-bye, Mr. Chips by James Hilton (1934).
  • Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen (1813).
  • "When Ladies Meet" by Rachel Crothers (1932).
  • Mrs. Miniver by Jan Struther (1940).
  • Random Harvest by James Hilton (1941).
  • Madame Curie by Eve Curie (1937).
  • The Youngest Profession by Lillian Day.
  • Mrs. Parkington by Louis Bromfield (1943).
  • The Valley of Decision by Marcia Davenport (1942).
  • The Anointed by Clyde Brion Davis (1937).
         (inspiration for ADVENTURE).
  • "Karl and Anna" by Leonhard Frank (1926).
         (inspiration for DESIRE ME).
  • The Nutmeg Tree by Margery Sharp (1937).
         (inspiration for JULIA MISBEHAVES).
  • The Forsyte Saga by John Galsworthy (1922).
         (inspiration for THAT FORSYTE WOMAN).
  • "The Last of Mrs. Cheyney" by Frederick Lonsdale.
         (inspiration for THE LAW AND THE LADY).
  • "Julius Caesar" by William Shakespeare.
  • "Broadway Magic" by Leslie Bush-Fekete.
         (inspiration for PEPE).
  • My Philadelphia Father by Cordelia Drexel Biddle as told to Kyle Crichton (1955).
         (inspiration for THE HAPPIEST MILLIONAIRE).
For more information about locating any of the above books, visit this page: Classic Movie Merchandise: Books.

Articles:

Biographical:

  • "Greer Garson" Baseline Celebrity Biographies (1999).
  • Jennings, Diane.  "Greer Garson." Dallas Morning News (23 Sep 1984).
  • "Greer Garson" Current Biography (1942): 289-292.

Features:

  • Champlin, Charles.  "Appreciation: Greer Garson Brought Wit, Grace and Charm to Life."  Los Angeles Times (8 April 1996): F2.
  • Freeland, Michael.  "Greer Garson, the last Hollywood queen, dies."  Sunday Telegraph (7 April 1996): 3.
  • Wuntch, Philip.  "Greer Garson enjoys a quiet and generous life."  Dallas Morning News (10 Mar 1991).
  • Wuntch, Philip.  "Greer Garson: USA Film Festival will honor screen legend."  Dallas Morning News (16 Apr 1988).
  • "The Lady Has Class."  Photoplay 82.4 (October 1972): 47.
  • "The Love Teams."  Screen Greats 1.2 (Summer 1971): 10.
  • Luft, Herbert G.  "Greer Garson."  Films in Review 12.3 (March 1961): 152+.
  • Minoff, P.  "Broadway gets another Mame."  Cue 27.3 (12 January 1958): 12.
  • "Her Marriage to Mr. Fogelson."  Photoplay n.36 (October 1949): 11.
  • "Cosmopolitan's Citation for performance of the month."  Cosmopolitan n.127 (November 1949) 12.
  • "Her acrobatic role in 'Julia Misbehaves'."  Life n.24 (June 7, 1948): 20.
  • "Her Divorce from Richard Ney."  Life n.23 (October 6, 1947): 50.
  • Marsh, Paul.  "What the future holds for Greer Garson."  Screenland (March 1947): 48+.
  • "The thrill of winning a gold medal."  Photoplay n.29 (June 1946): 127.
  • "First place in Companion Poll of Favorite Stars."  Woman's Home Companion n.73 (June 1946) 7.
  • "Awarded Photoplay gold medal award for 1945."  Photoplay n.28 (February 1946): 28.
  • "Dark Beauty."  Lion's Roar 3.5 (December 1944).
  • Manners, M.J.  "Heart to heart talk with Garson."  Silver Screen 14.8 (June 1944): 22.
  • "Garson Discovers Madame Curie."  Lion's Roar 3.2 (January 1944).
  • "Greer Garson: Ideal Woman."  Time Magazine (20 December 1943) 54+.
  • "Legs Garson."  Lion's Roar 2.3 (December 1942).
  • Steele, Joseph Henry.  "Portrait of a lady with red hair."  Photoplay combined with Movie Mirror (December 1942): 40+.
  • Hall, G.  "Salute to the Spotlight."  Silver Screen 12.12 (October 1942): 24.
  • Hilton, J.  "The Story of Greer Garson."  Cosmopolitan n.113 (October 1942): 8.
  • "Garson Meets the People."  Lion's Roar 1.9 (May 1942).
  • Waterbury, Ruth.  "Redheaded Rebel."  Photoplay combined with Movie Mirror n.19 (March 1941): 55+.
  • Waterbury, Ruth.  "Redheaded Rebel."  Photoplay combined with Movie Mirror n.18 (February 1941): 54+.
  • Proctor, K.  "Chips Garson."  Screen Book 22.5 (December 1939): 64.

Obituaries:

  • "Forever Miniver: For Greer Garson, the Intrepid Heroine was a Defining Role."  People (22 April 1996): 86.
  • "Obituary of Greer Garson."  The Daily Telegraph (8 April 1996): 19.
  • "Oscar-winning Actress Greer Garson."  Chicago Tribune (7 April 1996): 4C.
  • "Academy Award-winning Actress Greer Garson Dies."  Los Angeles Times (7 April 1996): A1.
  • Flint, Peter B.  "Greer Garson, 92, Actress, Dies; Won Oscar for 'Mrs. Miniver'."  The New York Times (7 April 1996): 27.

Other Citations:

  • Stars (Belgium) 27 (Autumn 1996): 19-20.
  • Film Review (June 1996): 8.
  • Premiere 4.5 (June 1996): 27.
  • Film Francais (France) n2609/10.3 (May 1996): 114.
  • Classic Images 251 (May 1996): 56-57.
  • Amante Cine (Argentina) 50 (April 1996): 52.
  • Screen International 916 (16 July 1993): 32.
  • Cine-Revue (Belgium) 27 (6 July 1989): 36-39.
  • Hollywood Reporter 288.39 (19 September 1985): 1,4.
  • Film Dope 19 (December 1979): 1-2.
  • Films and Filming 24.12 (September 1978): 4.
  • Stars and Cinema (Belgium) 3.6 (June 1975): 10-11.
  • Films in Review 12.4 (April 1961): 247.
  • Picturegoer 27.985 (20 March 1954): 14.
  • Picturegoer 18.751 (24 September 1949): 11.
  • Photoplay 34 (December 1948): 44.
  • Picturegoer 17.720 (9 October 1948): 6.
  • Photoplay 30 (January 1947): 22.
  • Photoplay 26 (April 1945): 42.
  • Kinematograph Weekly 1983 (19 April 1945).
  • Photoplay 26 (January 1945): 46.
  • Picturegoer 13.611 (22 July 1944) 6.
  • Picturegoer 12.595 (11 December 1943): 7.
  • Picturegoer 12.594 (27 November 1943): 7.
  • Picturegoer 12.593 (13 November 1943): 6.
  • Vogue 101 (1 March 1943): 54.
  • Photoplay 21 (August 1942): 26+.
  • Picturegoer 11.557 (27 June 1942): 7.
  • New York Post Magazine (6 June 1942): 11.
  • Christian Science Monitor Magazine (9 May 1942): 6+.
  • New York Times (15 March 1942): VIII 3.
  • Theatre World 37 (March 1942): 18.
  • American Magazine 133 (February 1942): 42+.
  • New York Herald Tribune (24 November 1941): X 6+.
  • Theatre World 35 (September 1941): 57.
  • Life 10 (23 June 1941): 80-81.
  • Collier's 105 (19 May 1940): 11+.
  • Picturegoer 9.452 (20 January 1940): 8.
  • Movies and People 2 (1940): 17.
  • Photoplay 53.9 (September 1939): 66.
  • Film Weekly 22.565 (12 August 1939): 12-13.
  • Theatre World 25 (January 1936): 13.
  • Theatre World 24 (August 1935): 53.

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