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Vivien and Larry at the Gone With the Wind Premiere

Posted in - guest post on December 13th 2010 3 Comments

Wednesday December 15 marks the 71st anniversary of the start of the 3 day Gone with the Wind premier in Atlanta, GA.  To mark the occasion, I thought it would be interesting to get some information about Vivien Leigh and Laurence Olivier at the premier.  So, I’m happy to introduce our guest blogger, Denise.  Denise …

Guest Post: Revisiting the San Ysidro Ranch

Posted in - classic film & general discussion & guest post & the oliviers & travel on March 15th 2010 4 Comments fan Shiroma from Australia has had the pleasure of visiting the San Ysidro Ranch in Santa Barbara, CA–the site where the Oliviers were married in 1940.  San Ysidro is a very she-she luxury resort today and often attracts A-list celebrities.  In the Oliviers’ day, the Ranch was owned by actor Ronald Coleman and his …

A Very British Affair: Cecil Beaton and the Oliviers

Posted in - guest post on January 29th 2010 17 Comments

Continuing with “Vivien in Fashion” Week, today we throw the spotlight on photographer and costume designer Cecil Beaton. Cecil is perhaps the most interesting of all of the Vogue photographers who photographed Vivien Leigh and Laurence Olivier because he also had somewhat of a personal relationship with them as well as a professional one.