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Darlings of the Gods: One year in the Lives of Laurence Olivier and Vivien Leigh

By: Garry O'Connor

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Hodder & Stoughton: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 242778

ISBN: 034034346X

Condition: Very Good Condition


The marriage of Laurence Olivier and Vivien Leigh in 1940 was one of the great love stories of its day, with Olivier rapidly becoming the leading actor of his generation and Vivien Leigh soon to attain an international reputation in Gone With The Wind. By the end of the Second World War the Oliviers ruled the English stage, which is where Garry O’Connor’s book begins. In 1948, the Oliviers led an Old Vic Company tour of Australia and New Zealand. Their marriage was no longer as secure as it had once been, and by the time they reached England again, the best years were behind them. Included... View more info