Vivien Leigh

Vivien Leigh

Vivien Leigh

Vivien Leigh

sharontates:

Vivien Leigh starring in the theater production of ‘Lady of the Camellias’ (1961-1962)

sharontates:

Vivien Leigh starring in the theater production of ‘Lady of the Camellias’ (1961-1962)

fuckindiva:

Appreciation post1940s divas


Apart from her looks, which were magical, she possessed beautiful poise; her neck looked almost too fragile to support her head and bore with it a sense of surprise, and something of the pride of the master juggler who can make a brilliant maneuver appear almost accidental. She also had something else: an attraction of the most perturbing nature I had ever encountered.  - Laurence Olivier on Vivien Leigh

Apart from her looks, which were magical, she possessed beautiful poise; her neck looked almost too fragile to support her head and bore with it a sense of surprise, and something of the pride of the master juggler who can make a brilliant maneuver appear almost accidental. She also had something else: an attraction of the most perturbing nature I had ever encountered.  - Laurence Olivier on Vivien Leigh

Vivien Leigh and Clark Gable for Gone with the Wind, 1939

Vivien Leigh and Clark Gable for Gone with the Wind, 1939

barbarastanwyck:

Olivia DeHavilland, David O. Selznick, and Vivien Leigh celebrating their wins for Gone With the Wind at the Academy Awards, 1939

barbarastanwyck:

Olivia DeHavilland, David O. Selznick, and Vivien Leigh celebrating their wins for Gone With the Wind at the Academy Awards, 1939

Vivien Leigh as Cleopatra in Caesar and Cleopatra, 1945

Vivien Leigh as Cleopatra in Caesar and Cleopatra, 1945


Vivien Leigh and Laurence Olivier arrive in New York, 1951.

Vivien Leigh and Laurence Olivier arrive in New York, 1951.

Vivien Leigh for That Hamilton Woman , 1941

Vivien Leigh for That Hamilton Woman , 1941