• The Double Life of Vivien Leigh

    Tops MagazineFebruary, 1955 The London audience that jammed the theatre to see Vivien Leigh enact the role of Blanche in the sizzling play version of A Streetcar Named Desire will never forget her starkly realistic portrayal of a sex-ridden woman.…

  • Screen Album, 1940

    The 1940 summer edition of Screen Album promised to have 100 new pictures and 1,000 new facts, inside its covers, of the day’s leading actors and actresses. Both Vivien Leigh and Laurence Olivier were featured. They each received one full…

  • The Knight Was Made For Love

    Confidential March, 1961 by John Blough About the only thing missing in the recent divorce of Sir Laurence Olivier and Vivien Leigh to make it the most adroit comedy of manners in many years was a credit line for Noel…

  • Little Miss Echo

    Must She Always Be Little Miss Echo? by Hubert Cole, originally published in 1940 I doubt that anybody would deny that the biggest screen role– of the past ten years has been that of Scarlett O’Hara in Gone With the…

  • The Versatile Laurence Olivier

    Article originally published in 1941 Versatile Laurence Olivier Stars With Vivien Leigh In “21 Days Together” Laurence Olivier, whose latest success is as Larry Darrant in “21 Days Together,” was born on May 22nd, 1907, in Dorking, Surrey, where his…

  • Gone With the Wind’s Alternate Ending

    Many people who watch Gone With the Wind wish the movie had ended differently. Rhett’s parting words to Scarlett, Frankly, my dear, I don’t give a damn, still makes people talk. And the question everyone wants answered is: What happened to Scarlett…

  • The Loves of Clark Gable

    From Modern Screen, 1931by Walter Ramsey Almost since the day Clark Gable’s first picture was shown in Hollywood, he has been asked to give his views on women, love, marriage and divorce. His answer has always been “No!” But in…

  • Kenneth More on the Well Endowed Actress

    British actor, Kenneth More, Jayne Mansfield’s latest movie costar, said Sunday that bust size, rather than measure of talent, has become the gauge for an actress’ success at the box office. More said Miss Mansfield, Marilyn Monroe and Sophia Loren…

  • All the World’s Going to Love This Lover

    Motion Picture Magazine, 1932 by Elisabeth Goldbeck He looks a bit like Ronald Colman, which isn‘t exactly an accident— but that’s where their resemblance ends. Laurence Olivier is younger, livelier and more impulsive- and he’s had all sorts of acting…

  • Twenty Questions Vivien Answers Herself

    Picturegoer, November 26, 1955 You might say I’d brought it on myself. It all began when I criticized Vivien Leigh (Picturegoer, September 10) for her descent into The Deep Blue Sea, writes Margaret Hinxman. The comments from readers about that were…