the oliviers

Being Nancy Drew: 5 things I’ve learned from researching the Oliviers

Posted in - the oliviers & vivien leigh on February 22nd 2012 16 Comments

My favorite part of writing is not so much the creation of a narrative as the research that is necessary to piece that narrative together. I love rummaging through the stacks (the basement) in libraries for books that have been collecting dust for God knows how long; physically touching paper that was handled by …

Celebrating love

Posted in - the oliviers on February 14th 2012 15 Comments

(via Zsazsa)

“My dearest Heart,

Goodness knows when all my various letters will reach you or in what order…I will tell you again that your letters are unspeakably precious…Okay darling darling love. I will never get used to these separations. I miss you every minute of …

The Oliviers live their own love story

Posted in - articles & the oliviers on December 15th 2011 9 Comments

by Richard Gehman
Coronet, January 1953

Submitted to vivandlarry.com by Chris

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Destination: Stratford Upon Avon

Posted in - photography & the oliviers & travel on October 26th 2011 5 Comments

For someone who’s been dead for nearly 400 years, William Shakespeare sure knows how to make a living. His birthplace, Stratford-upon-Avon, is a virtual tourist trap for travelers who come from far and wide wanting to indulge in all things Shakespeare-related. One can learn of the town’s Tudor history at Falstaffs Experience, …