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Sleuth (1972): Starring Laurence Olivier and Michael Caine

4 Star Films Posted by 4 Star Film Fan on Apr 1, 2020

I don’t play games. Many of my long-suffering friends would attest to the fact that this statement is only semi-facetious. Perhaps it must begin with what games are used for. They are recreational, diversions meant to be enjoyable so that two or people might gather together and have a memorab read more

On Blu-ray: Laurence Olivier and Diane Lane in A Little Romance (1979)

Classic Movies Posted by KC on Mar 27, 2020

In a time where virtually the whole human race is feeling the absence of loved ones, the charming A Little Romance (1979) has become a more bittersweet film. When I recently watched the movie on a new Blu-ray from Warner Archive, I appreciated it as a timeless tribute to many aspects of love and a t read more

God and the Angel: Laurence Olivier and Vivien Leigh

Margaret Perry Posted by Margaret Perry on Apr 24, 2016

“If we loved each other only with our bodies I suppose it would be alright. I love you with much more than that. I love you with, oh everything somehow, with a special kind of soul.” (Olivier to Leigh, c.1939) As we celebrate the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death this week, it seems read more

Vivien Leigh and Laurence Olivier Blogathon – That Hamilton Woman

Smitten Kitten Vintage Posted by Rhonda0731 on Nov 5, 2015

I adore Vivien Leigh. Ever since I first saw her in Gone With the Wind as a kid, I was in awe of her. She was so quick-witted and brilliant. It was not until I got older that I learned she was British. You could not even tell she was, she mastered the accent of the South perfectly. For my contributi read more

Vivien Leigh and Laurence Olivier Blogathon: Spartacus

The Wonderful World of Cinema Posted by Virginie Pronovost on Nov 3, 2015

On November 5, 2015, Vivien Leigh, my 8th favourite actress would have celebrated her 102nd birthday. Even if she has left us since the very young age of 53, that’s not a reason why my friend Joey from Wolffian Classic Movies Digest wouldn’t honour her with a blogathon! Vivien Leigh is read more

The Boys from Brazil (1978) – The Vivien Leigh and Laurence Olivier Blogathon

Serendipitous Anachronisms Posted by Summer Reeves on Oct 29, 2015

The Boys from Brazil (1978) – The Vivien Leigh and Laurence Olivier Blogathon 29 Thursday Oct 2015 Posted by Summer Reeves in 1970s, Blogathon, Drama, Politics, Sci-Fi ≈ 10 Comments Tags1970s, Blogathon, Creepy True S read more

Richard III (Laurence Olivier, 1955)

Movie Classics Posted by Judy on Apr 25, 2014

This is my contribution to the Great Villain Blogathon, hosted by the Silver Screenings, Shadows & Satin and Speakeasy blogs. Please do visit and read the great range of postings for this event. For millions who were never lucky enough to see Laurence Olivier play Shakespeare on stage, the near read more

Laurence Olivier, Gregory Peck, and "The Boys from Brazil"

Classic Film & TV Cafe Posted by Rick29 on Jul 1, 2013

When a young man learns of a secret meeting of Nazi war criminals in modern-day Paraguay, he contacts veteran Nazi hunter Ezra Lieberman (Laurence Olivier). Lieberman's response is less than enthusiastic: "It may be a blinding revelation to you that there are Nazis in Paraguay, but I assure you it's read more

Classic Movie Legend Tribute: Sir Laurence Olivier

Classic Movie Hub Blog Posted by Annmarie Gatti on May 22, 2012

Happy Birthday to Classic Movie Legend, Sir Laurence Olivier, born today, May 22 in 1907! I cannot live without my life! I cannot die without my soul! -Laurence Olivier as Heathcliff in Wuthering Heights ….. She looks tolerable enough but I am in no humor tonight to give consequence to the m read more


Backlots Posted by Lara on Jul 9, 2011

On May 10, 1951, Vivien Leigh and Laurence Olivier opened their first performance of George Bernard Shaw’s Caesar and Cleopatra, part of their effort to perform that play and Shakespeare’s Antony and Cleopatra simultaneously, on alternating nights, at the St. James Theatre in London. read more


Backlots Posted by Lara on May 23, 2011

In preparation for the Vivien Leigh and Laurence Olivier weekend in London this coming weekend that I have been looking forward to for months, I am dedicating this week’s Star of the Week honors to that talented and beautiful couple of the stage and screen. Though they were both tremendously read more

Great On Screen Couples: Vivian Leigh and Laurence Olivier.

Noir and Chick Flicks Posted by Dawn on Feb 26, 2011

Laurence Olivier first met Vivien Leigh after her performance in, The Mask of Virtue(1936)and they quickly became friends. They made only three films together, but Vivien Leigh and Laurence Olivier worked together many times if you include their stage performances. The first film that Laurence read more