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Vivien Leigh : a biography

Author: Anne Edwards
Publisher: Lanham, MD : Taylor Trade Publishing, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st Taylor Trade edView all editions and formats
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This is the story of the actress who became a Hollywood legend by winning the coveted role of Scarlett O'Hara in Gone With the Wind. But behind the dazzling exterior lay the sinister shadow of another Vivien Leigh a shadow which pursued her throughout her aristocratic upbringing, her frustrating first marriage, her tempestuous romance with Laurence Olivier, and her meteoric rise to stardom.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Vivien Leigh; Vivien Leigh
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anne Edwards
ISBN: 9781589797857 158979785X
OCLC Number: 813932025
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 319, [32] p. of plates : ill. ; 23 cm.
Responsibility: Anne Edwards.

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This is the story of the actress who became a Hollywood legend by winning the coveted role of Scarlett O'Hara in Gone With the Wind. But behind the dazzling exterior lay the sinister shadow of another Vivien Leigh a shadow which pursued her throughout her aristocratic upbringing, her frustrating first marriage, her tempestuous romance with Laurence Olivier, and her meteoric rise to stardom.

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To read her story is to be inspired by pity and terror. -- . The New York Times Book Review If Vivien Leigh was captivating on the stage and on film, she's doubly so in this perceptive and moving Read more...

 
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