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Leigh, Vivien 1913-1967

Overview
Works: 445 works in 1,390 publications in 10 languages and 28,578 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Biography  Historical films  War films  Epic films  Fiction  Audio adaptations  Comedy films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Author, Costume designer, Speaker, Author of introduction, Other, Director, Collector
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Vivien Leigh
Gone with the wind by Victor Fleming( Visual )

193 editions published between 1939 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 7,669 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 )

131 editions published between 1951 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 5,011 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 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
The Roman spring of Mrs. Stone by José Quintero( Visual )

14 editions published between 1961 and 2006 in English and held by 765 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 )

35 editions published between 1941 and 2014 in English and French and held by 741 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 Karénina by Clarence Brown( Visual )

51 editions published between 1935 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 584 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of passion and family conflict set in 19th century upper-class Russia in which the wife of an aristocrat falls in love with a dashing calvary officer
Waterloo Bridge by Mervyn LeRoy( Visual )

23 editions published between 1940 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 468 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
Ship of fools( Visual )

19 editions published between 1965 and 2013 in English and Multiple languages and held by 360 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
Bernard Shaw's Caesar and Cleopatra by Bernard Shaw( Visual )

9 editions published between 1984 and 2011 in English and held by 354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Experience a lavish epic about love and politics in ancient Rome and Egypt
Katherine Anne Porter's Ship of fools( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 324 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
Tolstoy's Anna Karenina( Visual )

11 editions published between 1935 and 2007 in English and German and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of passion and family conflict set in 19th century upper-class Russia in which the wife of an aristocrat falls in love with a dashing calvary officer
Greatest classic films collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 212 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
Fire over England( Visual )

33 editions published between 1936 and 2008 in English and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elizabeth I and her navy overcome the Spanish Armada
Dark journey( Visual )

20 editions published between 1937 and 2006 in English and held by 159 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 [Shaw] by Bernard Shaw( Visual )

35 editions published between 1945 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 152 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
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
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 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The hugely influential, Nobel Prize winning critic and playwright George Bernard Shaw was notoriously reluctant to allow his writing to be adapted for the cinema. Yet thanks to the persistence of Hungarian producer Gabriel Pascal, Shaw finally agreed to collaborate on a series of screen versions of his witty, socially minded plays
Antony and Cleopatra by William Shakespeare( Recording )

7 editions published between 1962 and 1967 in 3 languages and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A man born to rule the world is destroyed by his weaknesses and lusts
Ivanov by Anton Pavlovich Chekhov( Recording )

2 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Storm in a teacup( Visual )

6 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A gentle satire on politics, love, and the press
 
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Hartley, Vivian M. 1913-1967

Hartley, Vivian Mary.

Hartley Vivian Mary 1913-1967

Holman, Vivian Mary Hartley 1913-1967

Leigh, Vivian 1913-1967

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Olivier, Vivian Mary Hartley 1913-1967

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Olivier, Vivian Mary Hartley, Lady, 1913-1967.

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Anna KaréninaWaterloo BridgeGreatest classic films collectionFire over EnglandDark journeyStorm in a teacupWhen Blanche met Brando : the scandalous story of "A streetcar named Desire"