By Kendra Bean,Claire Bloom
Through either an in-depth narrative and a beautiful array of images, Vivien Leigh: An Intimate Portrait provides the private tale of 1 of the main celebrated girls of the 20th century, an engrossing story of good fortune, struggles, and triumphs. It chronicles Leigh's trip from her start in India to prominence in British movie, successful the most-coveted function in Hollywood heritage, her celebrated love affair with Laurence Olivier, via to her premature loss of life at age fifty-three in 1967.
Author Kendra Bean is the 1st Vivien Leigh biographer to delve into the Laurence Olivier data, the place a useful selection of own letters and records starting from interview transcripts to movie contracts to clinical documents shed new perception on Leigh's tale. Illustrated by way of 1000's of infrequent and never-before-published photographs, together with these by means of Leigh's official” photographer, Angus McBean, Vivien Leigh: An Intimate Portrait is the 1st illustrated biography to heavily research the interesting, bothered, and infrequently misunderstood lifetime of Vivien Leigh: the girl, the actress, the legend.
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