Vivien Leigh

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English film actress (1913-1967)


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After their divorce, Vivien Leigh and Holman remained good friends and in 1959 - nearly 20 years after Leigh had divorced him to marry the great actor - she helped her first husband, whose first name she used for her acting career, choose this Grade II listed property.
Now 51, and in frail health Vivien Leigh had become a legend just a quarter-century earlier in Gone With The Wind.
AN elegant 18th Century diamond, ruby and emerald ring, which movie star Vivien Leigh gave to a life-long friend is expected to fetch pounds 1,500 to pounds 2,000 at auction this week.
Pendleton has also built in a nifty emotional out-with-the-old, in-with-the-new as Joan Plowright (played by Libby West) replaces Vivien Leigh (Sharon Lawrence) as Olivier's acting partner and in his bed.
Other Rialto credits include "Cyrano de Bergerac" with Jose Ferrer in 1946 and "Ivanov" with John Gielgud and Vivien Leigh in 1966.
These range from the play's debut on the Globe stage to performances by Sir Laurence Olivier and Vivien Leigh and stage and film versions by Orson Welles.
THE passionate smooch between Clark Gable and Vivien Leigh in Gone With The Wind has been named the most romantic kiss in movie history.
In eleven Hollywood movies of the 1940s and '50s Karinska executed costumes for such stars as Judy Garland, Ginger Rogers, Marlene Dietrich, Leslie Caron, Gary Cooper, Vivien Leigh, Gene Kelly, Charles Boyer, and Olivia de Havilland.
To mention only a few of the illustrations that adorn this volume: a full-page photograph of Vivien Leigh as Lavinia in Brook's 1955 production of Titus; Peggy Ashcroft as Desdemona and Paul Robeson as Othello in the Savoy Theatre's 1930 production; Sarah Bernhardt as Hamlet in 1904; Dorothy Tutin as Cressida in the Barton/Hall Troilus and Cressida of 1960.
Vivien Leigh took it for granted they must be having an affair.
Throughout the nearly sixty years she lived there, guests to Pretty Penny included Scott Fitzgerald, Noel Coward, Beatrice Lillie, Ruth Gordon, Laurence Olivier and Vivien Leigh.
The four volume DVD "Great Romances," chronicles the true love stories of some of the most well-known and intriguing couples of the 20th century including Cary Grant and Barbara Hutton, Laurence Olivier and Vivien Leigh, Clark Gable and Carole Lombard, John Lennon and Yoko Ono, and Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor.
The 71 rare prints include images of Laurence Olivier as Hamlet, Vivien Leigh in a Streetcar Named Desire, Ivor Novello, Maggie Smith and Peggy Ashcroft.
1940: Vivien Leigh (pictured) won the Best Actress Oscar for her role as Scarlett O'Hara in Gone With The Wind.