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Leigh, Vivien 1913-1967

Overview
Works: 502 works in 1,514 publications in 13 languages and 28,755 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Romance films  History  War films  Historical films  Epic films  Biography  Domestic drama  Musical settings 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Author, Costume designer, Other, Author of introduction, Speaker, Director, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Vivien Leigh
 
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Gone with the Wind by Victor Fleming( Visual )

203 editions published between 1939 and 2015 in 9 languages and held by 7,625 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 Elia Kazan( Visual )

159 editions published between 1951 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 5,023 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 Stella's husband Stanley. Stanley, both repulsed by and attracted to Blanche, discovers that she has mortgaged property left to both sisters and spent all the money. He sets about discovering everything else he can about her past, and tension between Blanche and Stanley is further intensified when Blanche begins dating one of Stanley's poker buddies
That Hamilton woman by Alexander Korda( Visual )

42 editions published between 1941 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 826 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
Anna Karenina by Julien Duvivier( Visual )

53 editions published between 1935 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 778 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of passion and family conflict set in 19th century upper-class Russia. Anna (Leigh), 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 )

17 editions published between 1961 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 761 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
Katherine Anne Porter's Ship of fools( Visual )

19 editions published between 1965 and 2013 in English and Multiple languages and held by 663 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
Waterloo Bridge by Mervyn LeRoy( Visual )

28 editions published between 1940 and 2010 in English and Chinese and held by 482 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 Gabriel Pascal( Visual )

39 editions published between 1945 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Experience a lavish epic about love and politics in ancient Rome and Egypt
Fire Over England by Xun Mei( Visual )

35 editions published between 1937 and 2008 in English and held by 194 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 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rebel without a cause (1955): The adolescent son of a well-to-do family gets into trouble with other kids and the police
Anna Karenina by Keira Knightley( Visual )

1 edition published in 1948 in English and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This famous 1948 adaptation of Tolstoy's unforgettable novel stars Vivien Leigh as Anna, the wife and mother who falls tragically in love with the dashing Count Vronsky
Dark Journey( Visual )

24 editions published between 1937 and 2014 in English and held by 163 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
George Bernard Shaw on film : Major Barbara, Caesar and Cleopatra, Androcles and the Lion( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Major Barbara: Barbara is a major in the Salvation Army, but also the daughter of Andrew Undershaft, a millionaire arms manufacturer. A comedic battle rages between daughter and father, posing the question: does salvation come through faith of science?--International Movie Data Base
Tovarich : original Broadway cast by Lee Pockriss( Recording )

6 editions published between 1963 and 2002 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brother, can you spare a dime?( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 128 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
Anna Karenina by Julien Duvivier( Visual )

35 editions published between 1948 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beautiful Anna Karenina is comfortably married to a Russian statesman until she falls in love with a dashing young soldier. When she runs away with the officer, she is ostracized by society, denied a divorce by her husband and forbidden to see her son. The hopelessness of her situation prompts Anna to believe life is no longer worth living
Antony and Cleopatra by William Shakespeare( Recording )

7 editions published between 1962 and 1967 in 3 languages and held by 95 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 held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gone with the wind by Victor Fleming( Visual )

38 editions published between 1983 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 88 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
Gary Cooper Hollywood classics( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 85 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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Gone with the Wind
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

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Lī, Viviena 1913-1967

Olivier, Vivian Mary Hartley 1913-1967

Olivier, Vivian Mary Hartley 1913-1967 Lady

Olivier, Vivian Mary Hartley, Lady, 1913-1967

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Waterloo BridgeFire Over EnglandGreatest classic films collectionDark JourneyAnna KareninaGone with the windWhen Blanche met Brando : the scandalous story of "A streetcar named Desire"