theatre vivien leigh

Midsummer…

Vivien Leigh as Titania in A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Directed by Tyrone Guthrie for the Old Vic Company, 1937-38 season

Costumes by Oliver Messel

Photos from Vivien Leigh’s performance in the Old Vic production of Midsummer are by far my favorite.  Oliver Messel’s costumes, the make-up, her beauty.  Perfect.  I have more rarities from this production to scan for vivandlarry.com, but I thought I would share one of my favorites here first.

Kendra is the designer and webmistress of vivandlarry.com. She lives in Yorkshire and is the author of Vivien Leigh: An Intimate Portrait (Running Press, October 2013). Follow her on Twitter @kendrajbean, Instagram at @vivandlarrygram, or at her official website.

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