Lunchtime Lecture: Vivien Leigh - role model or victim figure?
- What:Free talks & tours
- Where:Hochhauser Auditorium, Sackler Centre
LUNCHTIME LECTURE: David Selznick’s, ‘I’ll never recover from that first look,’ gives us a clue to Vivien Leigh’s stage-management of her initial meeting with important producer of ‘Gone with the Wind’, the 20th century’s most watched movie.
Her co-stars thought her ‘blind ambition’ cost her too much, and laid the plot for further exploitation of her enigmatic beauty.
A hundred years since her birth, Jayne Sheridan tells her story of brilliance and despair.