Vivien Leigh

Standard Name: Leigh, Vivien


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Friends, Associates Ngaio Marsh
She had a wide circle of friends and contacts both in England and in New Zealand, where she knew everyone in the theatrical world. At her home in Christchurch she entertained visiting celebrities like, in...
Literary responses Ruth Prawer Jhabvala
Unusually for a film by unknowns, this found a major Hollywood distributor; it made little profit, but sale of the distribution rights financed the collaborators' next venture.
Long, Robert Emmet. The Films of Merchant Ivory. Harry N. Abrams.
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The actress Vivien Leigh , whom...
Textual Production Clemence Dane
After she finished this adaptation, G. B. Stern introduced her to Max Beerbohm. At this meeting the idea of casting Ivor Novello in The Happy Hypocrite first came up, suggested by Beerbohm's niece Viola Tree
Textual Production F. Tennyson Jesse
FTJ began this book while she was in Burma in the winters of 1922 and 1923. She completed it in a great burst after three years.
Colenbrander, Joanna. A Portrait of Fryn. A. Deutsch.
Harold Harwood , who produced a film made...


From December 1938: British actress Vivien Leigh starred as Scarlett...

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From December 1938

British actress Vivien Leigh starred as Scarlett O'Hara in the film Gone With the Wind, based on the bestselling (and Pulitzer-Prize-winning) novel of the same name by Margaret Mitchell , about the end of...

10 May 1951: Actress Vivien Leigh and actor Laurence Olivier...

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10 May 1951

Actress Vivien Leigh and actor Laurence Olivier began the season at St James's Theatre , London, alternately playing Shaw 's Caesar and Cleopatra and Shakespeare 's Antony and Cleopatra.


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