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10 Leigh/Olivier Destinations in England — #6

Posted in - lists & london & the oliviers & travel & vivien leigh on September 4th 2010 2 Comments

54 Eaton Square
SW1W 9AL
Nearest tube stops: Victoria and Knightsbridge

54 Eaton Square in Belgravia, Westminster was the flat that was purchased by Vivien Leigh and Laurence Olivier in the late 1950s. As they were going through a period of estrangement before they actually divorced, Laurence Olivier did not stay …

5 Favorite Celebrity Autobiographies

Posted in - books & classic film & general discussion & lists on March 25th 2010 6 Comments

When I posted about my love for David Niven and his books The Moon’s a Balloon and Bring on the Empty Horses a few days ago, I got to thinking about some other autobiographies/memoirs (or “memwaaaahhs” in a John Malkovitch voice–Burn After Reading, anyone?) that I thoroughly enjoyed reading.  Now, before you ask “Why isn’t …