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Truly Madly: Vivien Leigh, Laurence Olivier, and the Romance of the Century

Author: Stephen Galloway.

Truly Madly: Vivien Leigh, Laurence Olivier, and the Romance of the Century

Author: Stephen Galloway.

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Item #: D33833
Format: Paperback
Pages: 416
Publication Date: 2023
Publisher: Grand Central
ISBN: 9781538731987
In 1934, a friend brought fledgling actress Vivien Leigh to see Theatre Royal, where she would first lay eyes on Laurence Olivier. That night, Leigh confided to a friend that she was going to marry Olivier, but she was already married—and so was he. Through previously unpublished correspondence and interviews with their friends and family, Stephen Gall... More
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In 1934, a friend brought fledgling actress Vivien Leigh to see Theatre Royal, where she would first lay eyes on Laurence Olivier. That night, Leigh confided to a friend that she was going to marry Olivier, but she was already married—and so was he. Through previously unpublished correspondence and interviews with their friends and family, Stephen Galloway studies this tempestuous liaison, one that took place in the public eye as they struggled with love, loss, and mental illness.


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