Vivien Leigh: A Biography

Vivien Leigh: A Biography

Michelangelo Capua


"Scarlett O'Hara used to be no longer attractive, yet males seldom learned it while stuck through her allure" Margaret Mitchell opened long past with the Wind with this description of Scarlett O'Hara, yet her phrases can infrequently be utilized to Vivien Leigh, the British actress who gave an unforgettable functionality because the Southern belle. Leigh possessed a attractiveness that males seldom didn't realize and a allure that stuck many, yet her lifestyles used to be faraway from being all attractiveness and beauty. This biography of the gorgeous and tortured actress, from her start and formative years in unique India to her untimely loss of life in 1967, supplies specific realization to her improvement and profession as a degree and picture actress (which culminated in a single Tony award and Oscars). Her formidable character and her manic-depressive sickness, together with the sexual compulsion that haunted her existence, her romantic and tragic marriage to Laurence Olivier, and her performances in, for example, long past with the Wind and A Streetcar Named hope, are all special.

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