Rebecca Screentests: Vivien Leigh & Laurence Olivier

Posted in - cinema archive & screentests on May 3rd 2010 1 Comments

After wrapping Gone with the Wind, Vivien Leigh determinedly screen tested for the role of “I” in Alfred Hitchcok’s Rebecca. It seems her motive had more to do with working opposite Olivier than any specific interest in the role itself or the film. SHe did two screen tests, one opposite Laurence Olivier and another opposite …