Remembering Vivien Leigh

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Today marks 50 years of Vivien’s passing.
She’s probably most remembered due to her role in Gone with the Wind as Scarlett O’Hara, for which she won an Academy Awards for Best Actress for her performances as Scarlett O’Hara in Gone with the Wind (1939) and Blanche DuBois in the film version of A Streetcar Named Desire (1951), a role she had also played on stage in London’s West End in 1949. She also won a Tony Award for her work in the Broadway musical version of Tovarich (1963).

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