Vivien Leigh’s personal belongings auctioned for 2.5 million

Vivien Leigh and Hattie McDaniel (r), in a scene from the movie “Gone with the Wind”. / Archive Sotheby’s manages to raise five times more than estimated thanks to pieces such as the painting that Churchill gave him or the personal copy of ‘Gone with the Wind’ The auction of intimate objects of Vivien Leigh, … Read more

Vivien Leigh and Scarlet O’Hara, two women and a destiny

Actress Vivien Leigh. / Efe She went down in history as the embodiment of the tragic and impetuous beauty of the American South. Although she was British, her unforgettable Scarlet O’Hara made her go down in history as the embodiment of the tragic and impetuous beauty of the southern United States, qualities that also marked … Read more

Vivien Leigh, 100 years of beauty

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‘Feud: Betty and Joan’ screenwriters prepare Vivien Leigh biopic

The writers of the acclaimed FX series Feud: Betty and Joan, Michael Zam and Jaffe Cohen, to film the story of the popular actress Vivien Leigh. The writers will adapt the book Vivien Leigh: A Biography by Hugo Vickers, to portray the star on the big screen, published Variety exclusively. According to the same medium, … Read more

Vivien Leigh’s collection of personal belongings up for auction

A careful selection of personal belongings and attrezzi that accompanied Vivien Leigh throughout his life he meets in the tender that next May 26 it will take place at the Setdart auction house, through its web portal www.setdart.com. The collection made up of around fifty objects, offers the opportunity to bring the public the most … Read more

A Streetcar Named Desire, with Marlon Brando and Vivien Leigh, the movie that changed everything

70 years have passed since the premiere of A Streetcar Named Desire, the film with which Marlon Brando began to become an icon. But the film, directed by Elia Kazan which also featured Vivien Leigh, Karl Malden Y Kim Hunter, It’s much more than that. Classic of universal cinema, the black and white images of … Read more

“Vivien Leigh neither could, nor did she want to escape from Scarlet O’Hara”

I take God as my witness that I will never go hungry again. One of the most mythical phrases in the history of cinema, pronounced by one of the most unforgettable characters: Scarlet O’Hara. A role that always accompanied Vivien Leigh, despite the fact that it was never a burden for her, as she explains … Read more

Vivien Leigh, the twilight of a passionate diva | FINGERPRINTS

Vivien Leigh was the face of Cleopatra, Ana Karenina, Blanche Dubois and, of course, Scarlett O’Hara. In Huellas Digitales we remember the English diva 50 years after her departure. On and off the big screen, actress Vivien Leigh was a passionate and talented woman who dealt with her psychological instability. Her heroines, in film and … Read more

Sotheby’s and Christie’s auction off personal belongings of Vivien Leigh and Audrey Hepburn

The bequests of Vivien Leigh and Audrey Hepburn have been up for auction at Sotheby’s and Christie’s. A painting by Churchill and a script for “Breakfast at Diamonds” scored by the second were the star lots. The collection has reached 2.2 million pounds in total. The result has been 5 times higher than that estimated … Read more