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Vivien Leigh's Gone With The Wind Dress Sells For $137,000

The purple dress and fitted overcoat the actress wore as Scarlett O'Hara in the 1939 movie classic was expected to go under the hammer for $60,000 (£37,500) at the Heritage Auctions sale on...

Vivien Leigh's Dress From 'Gone With The Wind' Sold At Auction For $137,000

A dress Vivien Leigh wore in Gone With The Wind has sold at auction for $137,000 (£91,000). The dress, worn by Leigh when she played Scarlett O'Hara in the 1939 film, was sold by Heritage...

Gone With The Wind Memorabilia Up For Auction

Highlights in the collection include a purple dress and fitted overcoat worn by Vivien Leigh as Scarlett O'Hara in the 1939 classic, which is expected to fetch more than $60,000 (£37,500) in the...

Alternative Ending To Gone With The Wind

A script with an alternative ending to 'Gone with the Wind' is to be sold at auction.The classic American Civil War movie - which starred Vivien Leigh as Scarlett O'Hara and Clark Gable as Rhett...

Gone With The Wind Treasures To Go On Show

Iconic gowns worn by Vivien Leigh in Gone With The Wind are among 300 items related to the classic film set to go on display in Texas to mark the movie's 75th anniversary.The Making of...

Vivien Leigh's Home Up For Sale

An English country estate where Vivien Leigh's ashes are scattered is up for sale.The Gone With The Wind star purchased the lavish five-bedroom mansion in East Sussex, England in 1961 following her divorce from acting...

Debbie Reynolds Parts With More Of Her Vintage Hollywood Collection

Vivien Leigh's Scarlett O'hara lace hat and chiffon scarf from Gone With The Wind and the safari outfit Grace Kelly wore in Mogambo are set to hit the auction block as part of Hollywood veteran...

Alicia Rhett Dies

'Gone With The Wind' actress Alicia Rhett has died. The star was one of the oldest surviving members of the cast of the 1939 US Civil War epic, and died of natural causes at her...

V&a Snap Up Vivien Leigh Archive - Never Before Seen Items Set To Go On Show

The V&A have acquired a real boon in addition to their already impressive material: the archive of Oscar-winning British actress Vivien Leigh. Material from the archive, acquired by the V&A from Leigh's grandchildren, will be...

Vivien Leigh's Love Letters To Laurence Olivier Set For London V&a Show

Love letters from Vivien Leigh to Laurence Olivier, her husband from 1940-61, will be exhibited as part of a new show at London's Victoria and Albert Museum. The V&A announced Wednesday that it had acquired...

Exhibition Of Never-before-seen Artefacts From Oscar Winner Vivien Leigh's Life To Go On Show At V&a

London’s world famous Victoria and Albert Museum will soon play host to a unique exhibition of letters from Vivien Leigh’s personal archive. The Gone With The Wind actress is one of the icons of the...

Vivien Leigh Artifacts Heading To British Museum

A treasure trove of memorabilia documenting the life of Oscar-winning actress Vivien Leigh has been acquired by the curators of a British museum.Bosses of London's Victoria and Albert Museum have become the new owners of...

Manolo Blahnik Wants To Design Keira's Shoes

Manolo Blahnik would love to design a pair of shoes for Keira Knightley.The iconic footwear designer is a huge fan of the stunning actress and says it would be a dream come true to create...

Anne Hathaway: I'm Obnoxious

Anne Hathaway thinks she is "so obnoxious".The 'One Day' actress admits she has a bad habit of "interrupting everybody" and not letting people finish their sentences when she is having conversations with them.She told Interview...

Catherine Zeta-jones Refuse Role For Husband

Catherine Zeta-Jones has turned down a role in a new Marilyn Monroe movie so she can be with her sick husband Michael Douglas.The Welsh actress had been offered the part of screen siren Vivien Leigh...

Leigh's Iconic Gone With The Wind Dresses In Tatters

Bosses at an American archive are attempting to raise $30,000 (£20,000) to restore five dresses worn by VIVIEN LEIGH in classic 1939 movie GONE WITH THE WIND.Organisers at the Harry Ransom Center at the University...

Gone With The Wind Stuntwoman Dead At 93

The woman who was VIVIEN LEIGH's stunt double in 1939 epic GONE WITH THE WIND has died. Hazel Warp stood in for Leigh in all the horseback-riding scenes in the classic and helped to train...

Auctioneers Expect $1 Million For Citizen Kane Oscar

An Oscar won by ORSON WELLES for his 1941 film CITIZEN KANE is expected to go for in the region of $1 million at auction.The statuette, which was the only one awarded to the iconic...

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Psychic To Write Leigh Biography

Late screen legend VIVIEN LEIGH has been complaining about life after death, according to British psychic Dilys Gater. Medium Gater has written a 'psychic biography' about the Gone With The Wind beauty after allegedly communicating...

Vivien Leigh Hailed As Britain's Greatest Beauty

Late British screen star VIVIEN LEIGH has been voted the most beautiful British woman of all time - beating KATE MOSS and ELIZABETH TAYLOR to the accolade. The GONE WITH THE WIND actress, who topped...

Olivier Widow Denies Affair

SIR LAURENCE OLIVIER's widow DAME JOAN PLOWRIGHT insists she did not begin her relationship with the legendary actor while he was married to actress VIVIEN LEIGH. Plowright met and fell in love with Olivier in...

Olivier And Leigh's House For Sale

Late acting couple SIR LAURENCE OLIVIER and VIVIEN LEIGH's English country home is up for sale. The imposing Notley Abbey in Buckinghamshire was the scene of many blazing rows between the tempestuous screen stars. The...

Brando's Sexual Appetite Exposed

A new biography of MARLON BRANDO is expected to cause friction - as it reportedly features a photograph of the screen star engaging in oral sex with another man. BRANDO UNZIPPED by DARWIN PORTER...

Gone With The Wind Star Helped Bloom Win Crowe Over

ORLANDO BLOOM has HEART star NANCY WILSON and movie legend VIVIEN LEIGH to thank for his latest film role - because director CAMERON CROWE feared he was too British for the part. Crowe originally...

Gone With The Wind Tops Poll

Movie classic GONE WITH THE WIND has topped a survey of the most successful films at the US box office, according to figures adjusted for inflation. The 1939 American civil war romance, starring CLARK...

Leigh Tormented By Sexual Jealousy

Late screen siren VIVIEN LEIGH's spiralling mental instability often took the form of furious sexual jealousy during her marriage to SIR LAURENCE OLIVIER, despite the fact she was having affairs herself. The GONE WITH...

Leigh And Olivier Enjoyed Open Marriage

Troubled screen siren VIVIEN LEIGH was so open about her rampant affair with actor PETER FINCH, she often approached them and asked which one wanted to have sex with her. According to author TERRY...

Leigh's High Sex-drive Broke Olivier Marriage

Late screen siren VIVIEN LEIGH and her former husband SIR LAURENCE OLIVIER separated because the actress' sexual demands emotionally and physically drained the WUTHERING HEIGHTS star - according to the pair's previously unpublished letters....

Brando's Corleone Tops Greatest Movie Character List

MARLON BRANDO's turn as VITO CORLEONE in FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA's classic THE GODFATHER has been named the greatest movie character of all time. Brando, who won an Oscar for his performance as the mafia...

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