Vivien Leigh & Laurence Olivier

Vivien Leigh & Laurence Olivier

Reference number:

11991A
£200.00

Description:

An original Fifth Season 1948-9 Old Vic Theatre Company programme page, clearly signed in ink by both Vivien Leigh and Laurence Olivier

Certification:

Obtained at the New Theatre St Martins Lane London Stage door on February 14th 1949 by Jeanette W. Leigh & Olivier were appearing in School For Scandal. AFTAL Dealer No13 and UACC RD Memorabilia UK COA

Size:

21x14cm Size Programme Page

Condition:

Fair. View Images. Minor creases and tears. Overall condition 6/10

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About Vivien Leigh & Laurence Olivier

Vivien Leigh & Laurence Olivier

VIVIEN LEIGH and LAURENCE OLIVIER. Celebrity couple married between 1940-1960. VIVIEN LEIGH d1967. Outstandingly beautiful English actress who famously won two Academy Awards for her portrayals of American "Southern Belles". She will forever be remembered as Scarlett OHara in the classic "Gone With The Wind" (1939) and as Blanche DuBois (alongside Marlon Brando) in "A Streetcar Named Desire" (1951). She was also a prolific stage performer, often in collaboration with her husband Laurence Olivier during the 1950s. She suffered with ill health throughout her adult life which blighted her later career. She died of tuberculosis aged just 53 on 8th July 1967. LAURENCE OLIVIER d1989. English actor director and producer generally considered to have been one of the greatest of the 20th century. During a six-decade career, he played many roles on stage and screen. His three Shakespeare films as actor-director ; Henry V (1944) / Hamlet (1948) and Richard III (1955) are among the pinnacles of the bard at the cinema. On stage his more than 120 roles included ; Richard III / Macbeth / Romeo / Hamlet / Uncle Vanya and Archie Rice in The Entertainer. He appeared in nearly sixty films including ; Wuthering Heights (1939) and Rebecca (1940). He was the founding artistic director of the National Theatre Company in 1963, a post in which he remained for a decade. He had earlier filled the same post at the Old Vic after the Second World War. The largest stage in the National Theatre building was later named after him. He was knighted in 1948. He retired from the stage in 1974, but his work on-screen continued until the year before his death of renal failure aged 82 in 1989.

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Vivien Leigh & Laurence Olivier

Reference number:

9577
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Description:

A good original vintage circa late 1940s autograph book page, clearly signed in ink by both Vivien Leigh and Laurence Olivier.

 

Certification:

From the vintage autograph book of June Markham of Southampton. AFTAL Dealer No13 and UACC RD Memorabilia UK COA

Size:

14x11cm Sized Autograph Book Page

20X12in >> Acid Free Mount >> Unframed

Condition:

Good. View Image

Vivien Leigh & Laurence Olivier

Reference number:

11991B
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Description:

An original Fifth Season 1948-9 Old Vic Theatre Company programme page, clearly signed in ink by both Vivien Leigh and Laurence Olivier

Certification:

Obtained at the New Theatre St Martins Lane London Stage door on February 14th 1949 by Jeanette W. Leigh & Olivier were appearing in School For Scandal. AFTAL Dealer No13 and UACC RD Memorabilia UK COA

Size:

21x14cm Sized Programme Page

Condition:

Good. View Images. Overall condition 8.5/10

Vivien Leigh & Laurence Olivier

Reference number:

10831
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Description:

A good original vintage circa 1950s autographed card, clearly signed in ink by both Vivien Leigh & Laurence Olivier

 

Certification:

From the wonderful autograph collection of Desmond C containing many notable entertainers of the 1950-60s (Leigh & Olivier / Audrey Hepburn / Orson Welles / Sean Connery / Sammy Davis Jr etc). He collected most in person at the stage doors of theatres including ; Prince of Wales & Oxford New. He also had a good friend (DH) who worked in the box office at the Duke of York & Criterion theatres London. A handwritten note is included from him further detailing the general history of his collection. AFTAL Dealer No13 and UACC RD Memorabilia UK COA

Size:

10x9cm Sized card

20x12in >> Acid Free Mount >> Unframed

Condition:

Average-Good. View Images

Vivien Leigh & Laurence Olivier

Reference number:

6313
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Description:

A good pair of original circa 1950s autograph book pages, clearly signed in ink by both Vivien Leigh and Laurence Olivier.

 

Certification:

AFTAL Dealer No13 and UACC RD Memorabilia UK COA.

Vivien Leigh & Laurence Olivier

Reference number:

8254
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Description:

A very good pair of consecutive early 1950s vintage autograph book pages, clearly signed in ink by both Vivien Leigh and Laurence Olivier.

 

Certification:

From the 1940-50s autograph book of Bob Jones of Ealing London containing many notable actors and actresses of the period. Some are dedicated to him. From the variety of names, it is likely they would have been obtained in and around the famous Ealing Film Studios. AFTAL Dealer No13 and UACC RD Memorabilia UK COA.

Size:

12x10cm Sized Autograph Book Pages (Still Connected)

 

Condition:

Good. View Images.

Vivien Leigh & Laurence Olivier

Reference number:

6592
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Description:

An outstanding original vintage (circa 1950s) John Lee sepia photograph, clearly signed in ink in the bottom margin by both Vivien Leigh and Laurence Olivier with added dedication "With all good wishes to Charles ..."

 

Certification:

AFTAL Dealer No13 and UACC RD Memorabilia UK COA.

Vivien Leigh & Laurence Olivier

Reference number:

4531
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Description:

An original circa 1950s autograph book page, signed in ink by both Laurence Olivier and Vivien Leigh.

 

 

Certification:

From a fine London area 1950s-60s autograph book containing many film / stage notables of the period. AFTAL Dealer No13 and UACC RD Memorabilia UK COA

Size:

18x12cm Sized Autograph Book Page.

24x16in >> Acid Free Mount >> Unframed

Condition:

Fair. View Images. Signatures are very clearly readable on the original. The contrast on this scan (for some reason) does not show this. There is a little staining on the page where newsprint photo cutting has been removed by a professional paper expert.

Vivien Leigh & Laurence Olivier

Reference number:

4017
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Description:

A fine pair of original circa 1950s photocards, clearly in ink by both Laurence Olivier and Vivien Leigh..

 

Certification:

From an extensive autograph collection obtained by Mr Rigg Lawson who owned a cinema in Cumbria during the 1950s -60s. UACC RD Memorabilia UK COA