Vivien Leigh memorabilia, ‘Gone with the Wind’, up for auction

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Talk about Gone With the Wind is talking about one of the most outstanding films of the twentieth century. More than eight decades have passed since its premiere – it was in 1939 in the United States and in 1950 in Spain – and there are still those who keep in their retina each of the scenes of the American blockbuster starring Vivien Leigh. The actress managed to captivate the public with her performance in the film and place your name on the cusp of Hollywood.

Now, to the delight of all those who managed to fall in love with the talent of that young actress, some of her personal objects and photographs will be auctioned this coming May 26 through the auction house. Setdart Auctions.

This extensive collection belongs to Elvira Clara Bonet, Leigh’s neighbor and a close friend of the interpreter. Both were for more than ten years, from 1957 to 1967 approximately, in direct contact through cards. A relationship that Bonet maintained with the actress’s relatives after her death and for which finally, in honor of this affection, led her to be presented with this endless number of personal items of great sentimental load.

According to reports from the auction house, this great variety of objects includes 44 cards and original envelopes, as well as personal photographs of Leigh. In addition, they highlight regards emblematic such as the gold and silver cigarette case that he always carried, a parasol belonging to the filming of gone With the Wind, or some glasses that were used by Vivien Leigh in her last movie The Ship of Fools 1965.

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This collection, which will be auctioned through the Setdart Subastas website, aims to bring Leigh’s universe closer to its most loyal audience.

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