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Vivien Leigh: Made in Japan

Posted in - cinema archive & documentaries & vivien leigh on September 14th 2012 19 Comments

A couple of years ago, I did a contest on this site during which I gave away a couple copies of a recently released Japanese documentary about Vivien Leigh. I’m still not sure exactly what it’s called, but according to my Japanese-British friend, it’s something like, “Vivien Leigh: Young Heroine …

A Very British Affair: Cecil Beaton and the Oliviers

Posted in - guest post on January 29th 2010 16 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.