“I should like to bury something precious in every place where I’ve been happy and then, when I’m old and ugly and miserable, I could come back and dig it up and remember.” – Evelyn Waugh, Brideshead Revisited
One of my favorite things about living in the UK is …
This post is part of the William Wyler Blogathon currently hosted by The Movie Projector. Spoiler alert: proceed with caution!
In 1950, Vivien Leigh and Laurence Olivier returned to Hollywood after a 10-year hiatus. In the intervening years, much had changed for
Dear John: Remembering John Buckmaster
John Buckmaster. The name sounds familiar to all those interested in Vivien Leigh. Wasn’t he the man making fun of Larry and his new mustache that first day at the Savoy Grill, when it is said that all really began? John Buckmaster. A name. A …
We’ll be ringing in Sir Laurence Olivier’s 105th birthday on May 22nd, and what better way to celebrate than by giving away a special present representing his finest work? One lucky winner will receive the fabulous goodies pictured above!
DVD copy of Hamlet (1948)*
Two vintage replica lobby cards featuring Hamlet and Wuthering Heights
*This DVD …
“Is it safe?” Mary Ellen Mark captures Dustin Hoffman and Laurence Olivier in a playful moment before the tense final scene on the set of John Schlesinger’s Marathon Man.
oinciding with renewed public interest in the Holocaust following the Cold War, and the race to bring WWII criminals to justice, 1970s Hollywood saw the reemergence …