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VivAndLarry.com is an online archive and film blog dedicated to preserving the memories of classic screen and stage stars Vivien Leigh and Laurence Olivier. Edited by author Kendra Bean, the site is a cabinet of curiosities brimming with vintage articles, video footage, the largest collection of Vivien Leigh and/or Laurence Olivier photos on the Web, and much, much more. The work done here has led to partnerships with cultural institutions including the BFI, National Portrait Gallery (London), Victoria & Albert Museum, and the George Douglas Estate. For more Viv and Larry, follow on Facebook and Instagram!

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  • “When I come into the theatre I get a sense of security. I love an audience. I love people, and I act because I like trying to give pleasure to people.”

    Vivien Leigh
  • “My stage successes have provided me with the greatest moments outside myself, my film successes the best moments, professionally, within myself.”

    Laurence Olivier

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