Tag Archives: Laurence Olivier

Merle Oberon Nonetheless

Day 288 of Colourisation Project – February 19 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. Ever since I first saw her playing Cathy in Wuthering Heights (1939) opposite Laurence Olivier, I … Continue reading

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Jean Simmons – Underestimated Star

Day 260 of Colourisation Project – January 22 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. Jean Simmons, a leading lady of British and American cinema for over six decades passed away … Continue reading

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Vivien Leigh – A Fragile Beauty

Day 182 of Colourisation Project – November 5 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. Born this day, 5 November 1913, Vivien Leigh was a British stage and film actress, who achieved … Continue reading

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Sybil Thorndike – Grand Dame of British Theatre

Day 170 of Colourisation Project – October 24 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. The black Belgian marble tombstone in Westminster Abbey bears the following inscription etched in white. “Saint Joan … Continue reading

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Laurence Olivier – The Father of all Actors

Day 65 of Colourisation Project – July 11 Twenty five years ago on this day July 11, 1989, one of the most acclaimed actors of the 20th century, Sir Laurence Kerr Olivier passed away after a long illness. Born in England … Continue reading

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