This website is not affiliated with the estates or families of Vivien Leigh or Laurence Olivier. Its purpose is to gather and present accurate information about the Oliviers for research and the enjoyment for fans around the world. Most of the materials and photos found on this site were gathered and scanned by me, or submitted by other fans from their personal collections. The materials are used for educational purposes only. If you see any material on this site that you do not think should be here, please contact me and it will be removed.
VivAndLarry.com is an historical archive and film blog dedicated to preserving the memories of classic screen and stage stars Vivien Leigh and Laurence Olivier, and to the discussion of classic Hollywood and world cinemas. The site is designed and edited by Kendra Bean, a film scholar, writer and photographer living in London. What you'll find here: A cabinet of curiosities brimming with vintage articles, video footage, the largest archive of Vivien Leigh and/or Laurence Olivier photos on the Web, and much, much more.
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The current header was designed and drawn by the brilliant Laura Loveday.
Read Vivien Leigh: Becoming Scarlett by Kendra Bean in issue no. 75 of Bright Lights Film Journal
Read Kendra's article Style Icon: Vivien Leigh at The Girl Who Stole the Eiffel Tower
My running list of films watched in 2013.