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Leigh, Vivien 1913-1967

Overview
Works: 430 works in 1,327 publications in 9 languages and 28,223 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Biography  Fiction  Detective and mystery stories  Suspense fiction  War films  Historical films  Epic films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Costume designer, Speaker, Other, Author of introduction, Director, Collector
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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posthumous Publications by Vivien Leigh, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Vivien Leigh
Gone with the wind by Victor Fleming ( Visual )
186 editions published between 1939 and 2012 in 8 languages and held by 7,583 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Focuses on the life and loves of the beautiful and selfish Scarlett O'Hara. The story begins on the O'Hara's Georgia plantation of Tara in antebellum days and moves through the Civil War and Reconstruction
A streetcar named Desire by Tennessee Williams ( Visual )
123 editions published between 1951 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 5,041 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After being exiled from her hometown of Auriol, Mississippi for seducing a seventeen-year-old boy at the school where she taught English, Blanche DuBois arrives unexpectedly at the New Orleans home of her pregnant sister Stella Kowalski and her Stella's husband Stanley. Stanley, both repulsed and attracted to Blanche, discovers that she has mortgaged property left to both sisters and spent all the money whereby he sets about discovering everything else he can about her past. Tension between Blanche and Stanley builds as time passes and is intensified when Blanche begins dating one of Stanley's poker buddies
Anna Karénina by Clarence Brown ( Visual )
49 editions published between 1935 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 833 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Story of passion and family conflict set in 19th century upper-class Russia. Anna, the wife of a stuffy bureaucrat, falls in love with a dashing cavalry officer. Ultimately discarded by her lover, she is driven to suicide
The Roman spring of Mrs. Stone by José Quintero ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1961 and 2006 in English and held by 756 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Karen Stone, a lonely, aging actress, lives in a luxurious apartment in Rome where she has a romantic fling with a young gigolo
That Hamilton woman by Alexander Korda ( Visual )
33 editions published between 1941 and 2009 in English and French and held by 715 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set against the backdrop of the Napoleonic Wars of the late eighteenth century. Emma Hart is a beautiful dance hall girl who is sent by her latest lover to stay with his uncle Sir William Hamilton, the British ambassador to Naples. Sir William considers Emma a rare piece of art he must possess. Sir William introduces Emma to Naples' elite society and she soon marries him. Later, Horatio Nelson, a famous English Naval office arrives. Soon, a scandalous, adulterous affair between the British Royal Navy officer and the renowned beauty, Emma begins
Waterloo Bridge by Mervyn LeRoy ( Visual )
22 editions published between 1940 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On the eve of World War II, Roy, a British officer, revisits Waterloo Bridge where he and Myra met and fell in love during an air raid at the beginning of World War I. Heartbroken after Roy was reportedly killed in action, Myra turned to prostitution to make her way. The report, however, was false, and when Roy returns from a POW camp, Myra's shattered spirit may no longer hold any room for happiness
Bernard Shaw's Caesar and Cleopatra by Bernard Shaw ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1984 and 2011 in English and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Experience a lavish epic about love and politics in ancient Rome and Egypt
Ship of fools ( Visual )
19 editions published between 1965 and 2013 in English and Multiple languages and held by 348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in 1933, this portrays the separate yet interlocking lives of several passengers aboard a luxury liner sailing from Mexico to Germany, showing us a cross-section of humanity in a world on the verge of war
Katherine Anne Porter's Ship of fools ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1933 on a German luxury liner sailing from Mexico to Germany, the separate but interlocking stories of the various passengers begins to unfold. Among the many passengers is a divorcee desperate for love and lost youth, a Spanish noblewoman being deported as a political prisoner, an aging alcoholic ballplayer, and a budding Nazi whose brutishness foreshadows the holocaust to come
Fire over England by William K Howard ( Visual )
33 editions published between 1936 and 2008 in English and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Elizabeth I and her navy overcome the Spanish Armada
Greatest classic films collection ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A streetcar named Desire (1951): Set in the steamy squalor of New Orleans, the story of a neurotic woman's mental collapse through exposure to her brother-in-law's animal magnetism
Dark journey ( Visual )
20 editions published between 1937 and 2006 in English and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
During World War I Stockholm, a neutral capital and easily accessible, is infested with spies and counterspies. Among them is Madeleine, the owner of the famous dress shop "Chez Madeleine," played by Vivien Leigh. Madeleine's dedication to the French cause is tested when she is attracted to von Marwitz, a lady's man and head of the German Secret Service in Stockholm. Suspicion wars with love, leading up to conflicting loyalties and an action-packed climax
Caesar and Cleopatra by Bernard Shaw ( Visual )
34 editions published between 1945 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Cleopatra was the willful child who became a determined monarch and guided Egypt's fortunes. Caesar was her confidante and lover and the man who helped Cleopatra through her transformation. It was a union that was destined to produce one of history's greatest duos
Brother, can you spare a dime? ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This documentary juxtaposes newsreel footage, film clips and period music in an eye-opening look at the Great Depression. Many of the movies created in the 1930s featured strong social commentary, while others offered pure escapism and fed a fascination with a dazzling world out of reach to the everyday American. Through a contrast between the fantasy of film and the reality of everyday life, a fascinating perspective on the Great Depression and Hollywood's golden age is presented. Also includes political speeches by Franklin D. Roosevelt and others
Antony and Cleopatra by William Shakespeare ( Recording )
6 editions published between 1962 and 1967 in 3 languages and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A man born to rule the world is destroyed by his weaknesses and lusts
Ivanov by Anton Pavlovich Chekhov ( Recording )
3 editions published in 1966 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tovarich original Broadway cast by Lee Pockriss ( Recording )
3 editions published between 1977 and 2002 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Typescript, undated
Storm in a teacup ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A gentle satire on politics, love, and the press
Rebecca by Daphne Du Maurier ( Recording )
3 editions published between 1980 and 1982 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young woman marries a widower and learns the secret of his first wife, Rebecca
Vivien Leigh classics ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Storm in a teacup (originally released in 1937, 87 min.) also stars Rex Harrison and features Leigh as the daughter of a Scottish official who falls in love with an English newspaper reporter against the wishes of her father
 
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Alternative Names
Hartley, Vivian M. 1913-1967
Hartley, Vivian Mary.
Hartley Vivian Mary 1913-1967
Holman, Vivian Mary Hartley 1913-1967
Leigh, Vivian 1913-1967
Leigh, Vivien
Li, Viv'en
Li, Vivʹen 1913-1967
Li, Vivien
Li, Vivien 1913-1967
Lī, Viviena 1913-1967
Olivier, Vivian Mary Hartley 1913-1967
Olivier, Vivian Mary Hartley 1913-1967 Lady
Olivier, Vivian Mary Hartley, Lady, 1913-1967
Ли, Вивиен 1913-1967
Ли, Вивьен 1913-1967
リー, ヴィヴィアン
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