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Classically Speaking:
Promoting Classic Movies in a Jaded World!

Friday, April 22, 2011


Vivien Leigh

VIVIEN LEIGH (1913–1967), born Vivian Mary Hartley

A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)

Haven't you seen A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)? She played Blanche DuBois.

Watch this and then see these other four films.

Gone With the Wind (1939) She played Scarlett.
That Hamilton Woman (1941) She played Emma Lady Hamilton.
Waterloo Bridge (1940) She played Myra.
Ship of Fools (1965) She played Mary Treadwell.

*Contributed by: "Carolin" Date: Fri, Apr 22, 2011 / 16:00:33 PDT

Academy Awards®
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1952 Won Best Actress in a Leading Role A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE (1951)
Vivien Leigh was not present at the awards ceremony. Greer Garson accepted on her behalf.
1940 Won Best Actress in a Leading Role GONE WITH THE WIND (1939)