Laurence Kerr Olivier, Baron Olivier, OM (22 May 1907 - 11 July 1989) was an English actor, director, and producer.
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on with Joan Plowright playing Laurence Olivier's daughter! ew!
Kenneth Branagh playing Laurence Olivier is like William Shakespeare being played by Uwe Boll
"It had John Ratzenberger, Laurence Olivier, Robert Redford, Anthony Hopkins, Gene Hackman..." "You can't list Ratzenberger in that group!"
Just finished watching Spartacus with Kirk Douglas and Laurence Olivier. All-time classic.
Jonathan Millers reflects on his career, art and working with Laurence Olivier in this week's
Dame Judi Dench trounces Laurence Olivier to be name Britain's best actor. via
April's Star of the Month is Laurence Olivier w/ a showcase of his films every Wed. evening in Apr. Begins TONIGHT 8pm ET w/ HENRY V ('44).
In film I loved the recent Anna Karenina, I loved the original Wuthering Heights with Merle Oberon and Laurence Olivier
4 glorious days off work. Beach, bike, forest, books and the Laurence Olivier version of King Lear on DVD. Bliss.
HA ! At least he is alive :D. The actors I like more than him, Gregory Peck, Laurence Olivier and Yul Brynner are all dead ;)
The original Three Men and a Baby? Gregory Peck, Laurence Olivier, and Steve Guttenberg in The Boys from Brazil
I must watch Hamlet (1948) directed by Laurence Olivier. The version Kenneth Branagh directed in 1996 was amazing from start to finish
Laurence Olivier taught Julie Goodyear how to vomit on cue
talk like Peter Seller's talking like Laurence Olivier reciting Hard Day's Night?
Just a reminder: Laurence Olivier will be Turner Classic Movies: TCM's Star of the Month in April! Let's hope they...
Son of Laurence Olivier and Jill Esmond, Tarquin Olivier will discuss his memoir So Who's Your Mother at the 2013 Henley Literary Festival
Alfred Hitchcock discusses the screenplay of 'Rebecca' with Laurence Olivier and Joan Fontaine, 1940. ___...
Gregory Peck + Laurence Olivier + Uta Hagen + James Mason = a movie about South America nazi compounds full of Hitler clones...wait what?!
Opera up close! 'L'elisir D'amore'... So proud of my Alicat! Definitely a Laurence Olivier Award winning…
First Fact of the day: Laurence Olivier was created a Knight Bachelor on 12 June 1947 in the King's Birthday Honours, becoming the youngest actor so honoured. Nominated by the Prime Minister, Harold Wilson, he was created a life peer on 13 June 1970 in the Queen's Birthday Honours as Baron Olivier, of Brighton in the County of Sussex, the first actor to be accorded this distinction. He was admitted to the Order of Merit in 1981, the first actor to be so honoured. The Laurence Olivier Awards, organised by The Society of London Theatre, were renamed in his honour in 1984. Though he was a knight, a life peer and one of the most respected personalities in the industry, Olivier insisted that he be addressed as "Larry", which he made clear he preferred to "Sir Laurence" or "Lord Olivier".
Alan Cumming, when accused of namedropping always said "Funny! Laurence Olivier said the same thing to me yesterday"
"The 100 Scariest Movie Moments" rated "Marathon Man" (with Dustin Hoffman, Laurence Olivier & Roy Scheider) as the sixty-fifth on the list, which SUNDANCE CHANNEL is playing "Marathon Man" twice tonight, beginning at 9pm. (Has anyone noticed that channel-9's digital airs the network of MeTV that airs ROD SERLING's "NIGHT GALLERY" overnights at 12:30am?? Many of the episodes of the series are also on YouTube.)
Too bad Benedict Cumberbatch and Rebecca Hall are just friends. They could be the next Laurence Olivier and Vivien Leigh..
from The Divorce of Lady X: cool painted wall, a stylish Merle Oberon, and dashing Laurence Olivier. A…
wait a second. Laurence Olivier got a Academy Award nomination for best actor for BOYS FROM BRAZIL? it's crazy enough thinking he and Gregory Peck were in the film, but i never would have guessed the film got some oscar love. BTW. Gregory Peck one a golden globe for his role.
is watching Laurence Olivier, Elizabeth Berkley & Gina Gershon in "The Prince & The Show Girls"
I liked a video Peter Sellers impersonating Laurence Olivier
The actor should be able to create the universe in the palm of his hand.-(Laurence Olivier)
What Books Should You Read Before You Die? ►'Pride and Prejudice' by Jane Austen First Published: 1813 "It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife." Jane Austen's 'Pride and Prejudice' is one of the best loved and most enduringly popular love stories of all time. The tension and attraction between the heroine, Elizabeth Bennet, and the aloof but dashing Mr. Darcy play out in this romantic comedy, in which Mrs. Bennet tries to marry off not one, but five daughters. Adaptations worth watching: The 2005 movie starring Keira Knightley and Matthew Macfadyen The 1995 BBC TV series starring Jennifer Ehle and Colin Firth The 1940 movie starring Laurence Olivier and Greer Garson ►'The Hobbit' by JRR Tolkein First Published: 1937 "In a hole in the ground there lived a hobbit." 'The Hobbit,' originally written for the author's children, is a classic adventure tale that continues to delight both children and adults today. Bilbo Baggins, the ...
hi Deb he's not Laurence Olivier is he?
Adrian Durham Loyal!! "What a joke league, and what a joke club at the top of that league". Was it impartiality or is he a bluenose? Who cares. (Laurence Olivier laughter.) WATP54
Did you see you are 5th in the list of greatest living women as voted for by the readers of Nostalgia
Janet Suzman, Michael Jayston, and Laurence Olivier. I bought the wrong copy and was wonder if you had one I could borrow.
Pull some real classy Laurence Olivier in Othello type blackface: STAY AWAY FROM:
Seriously. If you haven't seen That Hamilton Woman, you need to see it. Vivien Leigh is amazing. Laurence Olivier is intense like Husband.
I'm sitting here working and practically weeping over Vivien Leigh and Laurence Olivier in That Hamilton Woman. Watch it.
It also features less crazy women, Laurence Olivier & is a *** thrilling explanation of how they found/identified Old Rick
Laurence Olivier films and chocolate is the best combination ever... Just sayin
Laurence Olivier the keeper of the IPad. That's pretty poetic! I'm in Wales now but I'll come visit soon. Enjoy the play x
Dr. Danish seems to be one of those dentists who become very scary torturers. Remember Laurence Olivier in the Marathon Man?
Of course she did! :-) Dame Judi Dench trounces Laurence Olivier to be named Britain's best actor
I've always loved this set of photos: Laurence Olivier and Vivien Leigh after a performance of TITUS ANDRONICUS.
"Remember boy, when it comes to women, you're never too old for humiliation." -Sir Laurence Olivier
We played for Chris and Sarah yesterday and the most gorgeous venue which was once owned by Laurence Olivier.
"I was in show business when I was buggered by Laurence Olivier in the wings of the Old Vic. Well, show business was in me."
Roob going to that Eagles debate would be like Laurence Olivier acting in a Soap Opera
Reminds me of this classic sketch from Radio Free Vestibule: Laurence Olivier for Diet Coke!
That shocking moment when you're watching Marathon Man for the first time & you learn Laurence Olivier plays a Nazi. WHAT.
Never wish you were someone else..unless you're wishing you were Laurence Olivier's wifey. Then ya, I totally agree.
Did u know that God of Carnage won both the Laurence Olivier Award & the Tony Award 4 Best Play & u can see it 4 FREE tomorrow night at TA?
Gorgeous pathology words of the evening: sequester, involucrum, histiocytosis, tricuspid. Best pronounced with Laurence Olivier's voice.
At the dentist and the man with the tools looks like a young Laurence Olivier. This is not going to end well.
First run today is BRIGG, birthplace of Joan Plowright, wife of Laurence Olivier, I will ask questions later
Reading Granny's obituaries+found this: "Daphne was awarded the gold medal [at RADA] by a panel of judges including Laurence Olivier".
Great actor in a bad movie? This conversation begins and ends with Laurence Olivier in The Jazz Singer.
Sir Laurence Olivier starred as the villain in 2004's "Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow," despite passing away 15 years earlier.
Casually strolls by Laurence Olivier's signature in the library
I can see why That Hamilton Woman (1941) was Winston Churchill's favorite movie and it's not Vivien Leigh, it's Laurence Olivier's speech…
I wish I knew Laurence Olivier well enough to call him Larry
Photo: Vivien Leigh and Laurence Olivier attending the Gone with the Wind premiere, Atlanda, 1939.
Not my favorite, but it's on the list: Merle Oberon and Laurence Olivier star in Wuthering Heights at 10:15 on
Kenneth Branagh is superb at his portrayal as sir laurence olivier in my week with marilyn
I take a simple view of living. Keep your eyes open and get on with it. - Laurence Olivier
Check out this great item: Fire Over England (DVD)(PAL) - Vivien Leigh, Laurence Olivier, Leslie Banks
Just had to remind myself that Laurence Olivier is an actor playing a part.
"If you're an artist, you've got to prove it." --Laurence Olivier
A tour de force and Sir Laurence Olivier's narration is peerless.
This film class has ruined Hamlet and Laurence Olivier for me
Shia was like Laurence Olivier compared to Karen 'More Wooden than Pinocchio' Allen
Directed by Basil Dean. With Vivien Leigh, Leslie Banks, Laurence Olivier, Francis L. Sullivan. After Larry Darrent accidentally kills his lover's blackmailing husband, someone else is arrested for the crime. When he is found guilty, Larry and Wanda have just three weeks together before he must giv...
Happy Oscars day! Fun fact: Other than Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward, Laurence Olivier and Vivien Leigh are the...
While reading about Laurence Olivier last night I found out that his second wife, two time Oscar winner Vivien Leigh was bipolar.
Lets see what we get, list your three best actresses / actors. For me its 1) Ben Kingsley as Ghandi, 2) Tom Hanks for all his roles 3) Laurence Olivier
Mitchell Geller With all that has gone on with home, hearth and health I forgot to extend my yearly birthday wishes to an admired woman who shares my birthday, January 31, the late Jean Simmons. Miss Simmons was a teenager when her career began, and more than held her own against the 40-odd Laurence Olivier when -- both of them sadly blondined -- she played a startling Ophelia to his Hamlet. Simmons went on to just miss major stardom in Hollywood -- missing it because Howard Hughes, incensed at the young bride's (she'd just married Stewart Granger) refusal to have sex with him bought her contract and did everything he could to sabotage the career of a woman who never gave less than a stellar, intensely-felt performance. Hugo Vickers in his Vivling bio claims that Vivien was sick with worry that Larry might fall for Simmons, whom Leigh rightly believed to resemble herself as a young woman. I do see a similarity, but to me their faces are each unique. However, the profile photo at right was a deliberate kno ...
Back then, you can name talented celebrities right off the bat. Paul Newman, Marlon Brando, Robert de Niro, Al Pacino, Gene Kelly, Tom Hanks, Meryl Streep, Humphrey Bogart, Denzel Washington, Laurence Olivier, Katharine Hepburn, Diane Keaton, Ingrid Bergman, Sissy Spacek, & the list goes on. Nowadays, you have to stop and think. Let's see there's Daniel Day-Lewis. and there's Jeremy Irons.Russell Crowe.James Franco.Jennifer Jason Leigh.Bryan Cranston.Helena Bonham Carter.Ashley Judd...Marion Cotillard.Catherine Zeta-Jones.
Excellent article in The Atlantic. Here is a sample.: Marilyn Monroe was baptized by Aimée Semple McPherson, analyzed by Anna Freud, befriended by Carl Sandburg and Edith Sitwell, romanced (if you can call it that) by Jack and Bobby Kennedy, painted by Willem de Kooning, taught acting by Michael Chekhov and Lee Strasberg, photographed by Richard Avedon, Cecil Beaton, and Henri Cartier-Bresson. She managed—on the strength of limited dramatic talent and within a studio system that paid no attention to individual ambition—to work with some of the greatest directors in movie history: twice with John Huston, Billy Wilder, and Howard Hawks, and once each with George Cukor, Joseph Mankiewicz, and Laurence Olivier. She was the first Playboy centerfold and one of the first women to own her own production company; she was a nudist and a champion of free love long before these concepts emerged into the national consciousness. She maintained a deep association with the American military that, all on its own, len ...
not exact quote, but Laurence Olivier to Anthony Hopkins about acting
how about some old Hollywood power couples like Vivien Leigh and Laurence Olivier and Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward:)
albelog: Laurence Olivier, Tony Curtis & Peter Ustinov on the set of Spartacus.
I'm not really a Brit award person. I'm more about What's on Stage and the Laurence Olivier Awards. Yup, I'm a theatre geek. Sue me :):)
Happy bday to a guy who lived hard. In retrospect...dont know.if he should have one the Oscar that year for Cat Ballou over Oskar Werner, Richard Burton, Rod Steiger and Laurence Olivier but he was drunken fun!
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Michael Levell? Levell? His name is Michael Turner - who does he think he is - Laurence Olivier's understudy? Only a cheap soap actor with delusions of great acting and award winning performances could be so pretentious ha ha ha - Fraggle Rock Nutbag wing awaits - my he's so pretty.let's hope his cellmate is REALLY gentle with him first time out ha ha ha ha
Watching Wuthering Heights with Merle Oberon, Laurence Olivier and David Niven. In my opinion worlds…
Spencer Tracy was nom for 9 Academy Awards for Best Actor and won 2, sharing record for nom in this category with Laurence Olivier
Shot at the historic Saban Theatre in Beverly Hills, the excerpt gives a taste of what's to come in the feature screenplay, offering a sneak peek into Vivien's budding romance with Laurence Olivier. A scandalous affair that will become one of the greatest love stories ever told, LOVE SCENE explores...
Val's day ain't complete w/out love songs by Laurence Olivier best actress and Tony award winner, Lea Salonga. ♫☺♡
Watching RICHARD III (1955), starring Laurence Olivier, with my friend Nuria Abajo Gamarra, comparing and contrasting this version, the Ian McKellen's 1995 version, and Basil Rathone's 1939 TOWER OF LONDON version. McKellen is a slimier Richard, Olivier is a cartoon of him, but Rathbone is my favourite, by far. The sets are most beautiful in the 1995 version, but the production aimlessly meanders a great deal; the sets are stagey in the 1955 version, but it gets into the meat of the play, which I love; sadly, the 1939 isn't the Shakespearean play, but it's a great film by itself. With the supporting cast, TOWER OF LONDON wins with Vincent Price and Boris Karloff (even if he plays an original character), sorry. Best costumes, 1995. Best dialogue, 1955. Best direction, 1939 because that German expressionist black-and-white is crisp and gorgeous! Best overall, uh, don't know because I love all three!
Look I don't care if you revive Clark Gable, Marilyn Monroe or Laurence Olivier for your show. You were DONE. I'm not watching.
victoriastation: Vivien Leigh and Laurence Olivier in Shakespeare’s Titus Andronicus. Paris, 1957. This was t…
Alec Guinness's acerbic remarks about Laurence Olivier don't amount to a feud | Michael Billington:
They may have had accolades and a knighthood in common, but veteran British thespian Alec Guinness found his fellow actor and former mentor Laurence Olivier tiresome and vindictive, newly released extracts from his diary show.
MOVIE TRIVIA - "THE GODFATHER" Laurence Olivier was originally set to portray Vito Corleone, but became ill before production began. Others considered for the role were Ernest Borgnine, Edward G. Robinson, Orson Welles, Danny Thomas, Richard Conte, Anthony Quinn and George C. Scott. Burt Lancaster wanted the role, but was never considered. Frank Sinatra originally voiced distaste for the novel, but eventually offered his services. Paramount senior management, dissatisfied with the early rushes, considered replacing Francis Ford Coppola with Elia Kazan with the hope that Kazan would be able to work with the notoriously difficult Marlon Brando. Brando announced that he would quit the film if Coppola was fired and the studio backed down. Paramount brass apparently did not know of Brando's dismay with Kazan over his testimony before the House Un-American Activities Committee in the 1950s. Marlon Brando did not memorize most of his lines and read from cue cards during most of the film. A young Sylvester Stallo ...
We're talking about Richard III, tomorrow: both Shakespeare and real history. On the Shakespeare side, who do you think played Richard best? Laurence Olivier? Ian McKellen? Kevin Spacey? Al Pacino? Peter Dinklage? Antony Sher? Someone else?
Found this via Vivien Leigh and Laurence Olivier. This whole slideshow is a hot mess. "Oh these people have the...
Laurence Olivier's screenplay of MACBETH is found by University of Exeter lecturer:
Laurence Olivier's Richard III has a touch of the Barry Manilow no?
The man on Radio 4 talking about Richard III sounds like Peter Sellers doing A Hard Day's night in the style of Laurence Olivier playing Richard III
In honour of today's news - we'll be celebrating Richard III on the big screen this evening, starting off with Ian McKellen in the title role in 1995's adaptation, supported wonderfully by Kristin Scott Thomas, Nigel Hawthorne, Annette Bening, Jim Broadbent, Robert Downey Jr, Dame Maggie Smith, Edward Hardwicke & Dominic West. This is a superior interpretation, set in a 1930's fascist regime reminiscent of Hitler's Germany, but the contemporary elements do not distract from The Bard's language & power. McKellen is as slimey as a snake in his portrayal - and it's fun to watch! Our second feature is Laurence Olivier's take on the Duke of Gloucester, with Olivier himself in the title role, supported by Cedric Hardwicke, John Gielguid & Ralph Richardson. Although inferior to his version of "Henry V" from 1944, his production of "Richard III" gets the story across with some camera tricks borrowed from Orson Welles. We'll wind up the theme tonight with 1939's "Tower of London" - a loose interpretation of Richar ...
Source: prefers performing on stage more than appearing onscreen.Aside from both appearing as lead actors in *** Matthew and his wife Keeley Hawes worked together in Death at a Funeral (2007) and "Season 1, Episode 7" of Ashes to Ashes, wherein Keeley is a series regular.In portraying Mr. Darcy in Pride and Prejudice, Matthew based his performance solely from the script since he had not read the book prior to shooting the film.Matthew is allergic to cats. He also has a fear of horses. In one of his horse-riding scenes in Pride & Prejudice, he was on a ladder rather than an actual horse.In 2007, Matthew narrated for the PC version of the video game Robin Hood's Quest while he and his wife Keeley Hawes did the narration for the PS2 version.MacFadyen did voice acting work for the following BBC radio programmes: The Voyage of the Beagle (2000), Trampoline (2001), Getting Away From It: The Island (2004), and Making of Music (2007).When he was a teenager, Matthew admired actors Laurence Olivier, Kenneth Bra ...
Watching the 1981 version of Clash of the Titans (Burgess Meredith, Harry Hamlin, Maggie Smith, Ursula Andress and Laurence Olivier) with Sawyer. He was impressed when I told him Professor McGonnagal was the goddess Tethys.
In the name of Ethel Merman, Laurence Olivier, and Patti LuPone. Sondheim.
From Colin Firth and Keira Knightley to Laurence Olivier and Alison Steadman, which actors would you hand pick for the ultimate Pride and Prejudice screen adaptation? Vote now...
Directed by Basil Dearden, Eliot Elisofon. With Charlton Heston, Laurence Olivier, Richard Johnson, Ralph Richardson. After an Egyptian army, commanded by British officers, is destroyed in a battle in the Sudan in the 1880's...
Pridelets from Tommy for January 25 QUOTE C.F. GILL, prosecutor at Oscar Wilde's second trial: "You made handsome presents to all these young fellows?" OSCAR WILDE: "Pardon me, I differ. I gave two or three of them a cigarette case. Boys of that class smoke a good deal of cigarettes. I have a weakness for presenting my acquaintances with cigarette cases." GILL: "Rather an expensive habit if indulged in indiscriminately, isn't it?" WILDE: "Less extravagant than giving jewelled garters to ladies." 1933, Laurence Olivier stars in Mourdant Shairp's "The Green Bay Tree" as a young man slowly falling under the control of his mentor, who has a wicked sense of humor, is passionate about style and taste and arranges flowers. 1979, The Advocate pays a professional astrologer for a chart on the *** movement at large for the coming year. In the stars : 1979 will be "a fiery (and) complicated year, as varied and heterogeneous as a rich bouillabaisse... There will be increased confusion ahead." 1980, Diane Denne, Caryl ...
Vivien Leigh and Laurence Olivier give Marilyn Monroe a farewell kiss as Monroe and husband Arthur Miller return...
January 22 Diane Lane (22 January 1965, New York City, New York, USA) Diane Lane was born on January 22, 1965, in New York. Her parents are acting coach Burt Lane and nightclub singer/centerfold Colleen Farrington. Diane was acting from a very young age and made her stage debut at the age of six. Her work in such acclaimed theater productions as "The Cherry Orchard" and "Medea" led to her being called to Hollywood. She was 13 when she was cast by director George Roy Hill in his wonderful 1979 film A Little Romance (1979), opposite Sir Laurence Olivier. The film only did so-so commercially, but Olivier praised his young co-star, calling her the new Grace Kelly. After her well-received debut, Diane found herself on magazine covers all over the world, including "Time", which declared her the "new young acting sensation". However, things quietened down a bit when she found herself in such critical and financial flops as Touched by Love (1980), Cattle Annie and Little Britches (1981) ...
Nothing to do with Vivien Leigh or Laurence Olivier, but this is a fascinating bit of history. This is the...
It opened on Thursday, April 13, 1950, with a screening of Henry V, starring Laurence Olivier. There were searchlights and a pipe band, and patrons wore fine cashmere coats and stylish hats. It will close forever on Sunday, February 3, with a screening of Woody Allen’s Midnight in Paris. The farewel...
Carol Channing, Rex Harrison, Tallulah Bankhead, Laurence Olivier, Mae West, Jack Lemmon, Audrey Hepburn, Noel Coward: These are among the legends who have graced the stage of the National Theatre...
If he picks the right roles and doesn't forget the theater, I think he can eventually be Alec Guinness or Laurence Olivier.-Steven Spielberg
Sunday afternoon with The Boys From Brazil. It stars Gregory Peck and Laurence Olivier, and Steve Guttenberg is on the menu screen.
'My favorites films'. 'SPARTACUS'. 'Spartacus is a 1960 American epic historical drama film directed by Stanley Kubrick and based on the novel of the same name by Howard Fast. The life story of the historical figure Spartacus and the events of the Third Servile War were adapted by Dalton Trumbo as a screenplay. 'The film stars Kirk Douglas as rebellious slave Spartacus and Laurence Olivier as his foe, the Roman general and politician Marcus Licinius Crassus. Co-starring are Peter Ustinov (who won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role as slave trader Lentulus Batiatus), John Gavin (as Julius Caesar), Jean Simmons, and Charles Laughton. The film won four Oscars in all'. 'Anthony Mann, the film's original director, was replaced by Douglas with Kubrick after the first week of shooting'. 'Screenwriter Dalton Trumbo was blacklisted at the time as one of the Hollywood Ten. Kirk Douglas publicly announced that Trumbo was the screenwriter of Spartacus, and President-elect John F. Kennedy crossed ...
Post spotlight: Jim Garvey says Gary is "One of only 5 truly Great British actors, the other 4 being Daniel Day Lewis, Laurence Olivier, Alec Guinness and Anthony Hopkins." Thanks Jim! Who are your favorite Brit actors besides Gary?
Talking to Drama Students this week. They did not know Laurence Olivier, John Gielgud, Peggy Ashcroft, Paul Scofield, Flora Robson - oh dear
I saw this two hour version with Greer Garson and Laurence Olivier made in the 1940s. It was not as good to me. The characters were not well developed and a lot was left out. Colin Firth said he intimidated to be playing Mr Darcy after Olivier. Firth was far better with less dialog and more facial expressions!
While I'm in a Whovian mood, did you know that Laurence Olivier's "Hamlet" film could almost be called "Hamlet and the Two Doctors"? Most notably Peter Cushing played the part of the fop Osric. Cushing was the first movie doctor, but without the planet Gallifrey backstory. Patrick Troughton was one of the players (playing the King in "The Mousetrap" section).
Who is your favourite Mr. Darcy? The options! * 1940 - Laurence Olivier and Greer Garson * 1980 - David Rintoul and Elizabeth Garvie (BBC) * 1995 - Colin Fir...
I love me some Anthony Quinn. Also Laurence Olivier and David Jannsen.
That sounded off to me, too. Is he confusing Peck with Laurence Olivier in 83 or Anthony Quinn who won in 87?
Taylor Lautner's acting in Abduction was nearly equal to any of Sir Laurence Olivier's bowel movements
Fun Fact: Laurence Olivier also had an extramarital affair with Danny Kaye
Fun Fact: during filming of Streetcar Named Desire, it was common for Marlon Brando to have sexual encounters with Laurence Olivier.
just realized Kenneth Branagh (the guy who played Hamlet) is playing Laurence Olivier but he's a lot older and fatter now
Watching the 1960 I forget Sir Laurence Olivier wasn't just an old man in Marathon Man.
if I can't have a Heathcliff, I'm good. I love Laurence Olivier playing his part.
watching the 1955 version of Richard III..wild Saturday night.but Laurence Olivier such a ledge.
Shakespeare, the mortal thing, closer to the eyes of God Laurence Olivier
CM Punk is the Laurence Olivier of professional wrestling.
Sleuth was a brilliant film! A two hour film with only Michael Caine and Laurence Olivier, playing a game against each others wits.
bernardin: Trying to imagine a Godfather starring Laurence Olivier, Dustin Hoffman and John Saxon is proving …
Sitting drinking Jack Daniels talking about how great Laurence Olivier and Vivienne Leigh were, my night has shaggadelic
Just finished The Hollow Crown - Henry V. Laurence Olivier's King Harry cannot hope to match that of Magnificent! Thank You!
I want to open a Sir Laurence Olivier-themed steakhouse called Sirloin Olivier.
Ibra was booed after taking a free kick. Oh, tender, fickle Parisians. Akin to booing Laurence Olivier. (Not at all. But you get it.)
Another Best Picture Oscar winner, and an amazing feat of direction and acting by Laurence Olivier. (Ha...
Peter Finch was English born Australian raised. Discovered by Laurence Olivier & went back with him to UK. Won an Oscar for the film Network
"I don't claim to be Laurence fackin Olivier"
The first British Best Picture winner was Laurence Olivier's "Hamlet" in 1948.
Sir Laurence Olivier died on my birthday. I'm definitely a reincarnation.
Henry V in the Collection: Laurence Olivier's shooting script for 1944 film.
ha The 'Dentist' low budget and creepy marathon mah has Dustin Hoffman and Laurence Olivier top notch film
Well it is my idea to list a baker's dozen or so of my favorite Noir films. I'll maybe mention one film a day. The films are in no particular order, and my classification for Noir is more to do with mood and theme, rather than a defined visual style. I chose to note The Entertainer first because it is not a glimpse that appears on any list of film noir. The Entertainer stars Laurence Olivier as Archie Rice. Archie is a less than successful British music hall performer at the last gasp of the British music hall. Archie crushes everything around him in pursuit of some dreams that fall apart before they are even dreamt. Grim and lonely as a parking lot carnival on a cold wet day. The Entertainer (1960) Directed by Tony Richardson Starring: Laurence Olivier as Archie Rice, Brenda De Banzie, Roger Livesey, Joan Plowright, Daniel Massey.
Foto: Laurence Olivier and Vivien Leigh in London on a train to Denmark in order to perform in their...
He won Best Newcomer in a Play at the Laurence Olivier Awards in 2008
Supposedly, this film's lead originally wanted Laurence Olivier to be her co-star, but he was unavailable -
Ben needs to be lucky he has a career. He ain't exactly Laurence Olivier or Jack Nicholson. Mediocre man.
The advanced search is now much better - here's all Laurence Olivier's performances at
Laurence Olivier was one sexy gentleman in his day
Set de fotos: stanwyckian: Laurence Olivier as Heathcliff in Wuthering Heights (1939)
Laurence Olivier and Greer Garson in Pride and Prejudice -
*le sigh* I love Jane Eyre. I also dig the old B&W version of "Wuthering Heights" with Laurence Olivier -- again, *le sigh*.
Oh my god, vivain Leigh and Laurence Olivier where beautiful
"The Brits are ghastly. I never would accept a Brit. It would be like Laurence Olivier being happy getting a TV Times award.”
I'm gonna go with Sir Laurence Olivier as one of the first English people I knew outside of Beckham.
Laurence Olivier as Don Corleone? Coppola scribbled down these notes before casting THE GODFATHER:
Girl on bus on phone repeatedly asking "Have you seen my chinos" like she's Laurence Olivier in Marathon Man.
He's a treasure. Magic onscreen and a Laurence Olivier and Tony Awarded stage actor to boot. So accomplished, and credibly so.
Apparently we (Americans) speak like Shakespeare. Take that Laurence Olivier:
Finally watched "A Bridge Too Far" (1977), a joint British-American production with perhaps the most incredible cast I've ever seen: Michael Caine, Gene Hackman, Sean Connery, Anthony Hopkins, Robert Redford, James Caan, Laurence Olivier, Elliot Gould, Maximilian Schell, Ryan O'Neal, Dirk Bogarde, Michael Byrne, Edward Fox, and Wolfgang Preiss. Usually when you get a cast this big, with this many famous actors, it's because they weren't famous at the time, and this was the breakout film that started their careers, like "American Graffiti" (1973) or "The Outsiders" (1983). In this film, however, all the big name actors I just mentioned were already well known when they were cast for their roles. The film was directed by Richard Attenborough (played the old man in the "Juraasic Park" films, the one who conceived the park), which is ironic, since the last film I watched, Powell and Pressburger's "A Matter of Life and Death" (1946), happened to feature a little cameo, if you will, by Attenborough, before he w ...
Humphrey Bogart, Clifton Webb, and Laurence Olivier at one of Webb's famous Sunday luncheons. Photo by Jean...
Listening to recite words to Don't Cry For Me Argentina in the style of Sir Laurence Olivier while he empties the bins amuses me
Sir "Lawrance" Olivier for Don Corleone? Coppola's handwritten casting notes for "The Godfather."
between him Deniro and Pacino and Laurence Olivier
Coppola was such a fan of this TV actor that he looked at him for both Michael & Sonny Corleone
Coppola's notes: License to Kill's Anthony Zerbe or Elm Street's John Saxon as Sonny Corleone?
Laurence Olivier as Don Corleone might have been interesting. Click here to see larger image Via reddit
Sorry, folks. Here are more debunked show business legends and fallacies, still quoted as gospel by certain so-called film buffs: It was the Hays Office which ordered that married couples could not be shown sharing the same bed. As a result, NO married couple was shown in a single bed until the 1950s. No female navels were ever shown in the movies until the 1960s. No ceilinged sets were ever seen until CITIZEN KANE. No "flat cut" transitions were used before CITIZEN KANE. And if they were, they were only in foreign films. Ronald Reagan was originally slated to play Rick Blaine in CASABLANCA. Kay Francis always talked like Elmer Fudd. Bela Lugosi never really learned to speak English. Leslie Caron does her own singing in GIGI. Victor Mature was a consistently lousy actor who never gave a good performance. Laurence Olivier and Katharine Hepburn were consistently brilliant actors who never gave a bad performance. Frank Sinatra was cast in FROM HERE TO ETERNITY because of pressure brought about by the Mafia.
I watched The World At War box set over X mas. 26 hours worth. A lot of the Xtra "features" were mere repeats cut from earlier bits. Recognised all the footage. One bit of footage had a dude being thrown out of a building in Warsaw and before that, the same footage of the same chap only this time he was an Italian collaborator in Sicily. Imagine having Laurence Olivier as a VO. Very weird when he's talking about Bomber Harrison over pics of Bomber Harrison because Olivier played him in The Battle Of Britain, 1967. Harrison comes across as a bit rough and brutal. Olivier played him as a troubled Nobleman and excellent chess player? Watched the Artist. Fell asleep. The dancing and dance routines are pisspoor. Like something your uncle would do at a wedding? This dude was supposed to be competing with early Fred Astaire? They look like the maky up dance routines from the Groove Tube. 1973. 21 Jump Street. I laughed a lot. Jonah Hill is a funny bastridge. Woman In Green. Sherlock Holmes. Basil Rathbone the de ...
It's not that I'm particular about "Mr. Darcy" and "Elizabeth Bennet", but you have to sell them to me. Laurence Olivier and Greer Garson didn't sell me on either character. I'm not sure if Jennifer Ehle or my beloved Colin Firth can. However, Matthew Macfayden most certainly captured the spirit of "Mr. Darcy" and Keira Knightly absolutely captured "Elizabeth Bennet" PERFECTLY. So, like most women, I "own" those two characters and am VERY picky about who plays those two.
Directed by John Badham. With Frank Langella, Laurence Olivier, Donald Pleasence, Kate Nelligan. Romanticized adaptation of Bram Stoker's classic. Set in 1913 England, the blood-sucking, but handsome, charming and seductive, Count Dracula seeks an immortal bride.
Comparing Rudimentary Details Of The Selected Letters of Thornton Wilder The author of such classics as Our Town and The Bridge of San Luis Rey, Thornton Wilder was a born storyteller and dramatist - rare talents on glorious display in this volume of more than three hundred letters he penned to a vast array of famous friends and beloved relatives. Through Wilder's correspondence, readers can eavesdrop on his conversations with Ernest Hemingway, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Gertrude Stein, Noel Coward, Gene Tunney, Laurence Olivier, Aaron Copland, Paul Hindemith, Leonard Bernstein, Edward Albee, and Mia Farrow. Equally absorbing are Wilder's intimate letters to his family. Wilder tells of roller-skating with Walt Disney, remembers an inaugural reception for FDR at the White House, describes his life as a soldier in two World Wars, and recalls dining out with Montgomery Clift and Elizabeth Taylor. In these pages, Thornton Wilder speaks for himself in his own unique, enduring voice - informing, encouraging, instruct ...
William Wyler, Vivien Leigh and Laurence Olivier on the Paramount lot during the filming of CARRIE, 1950. I read...
The age of the truly great epic films seems to have died, as have the truly great actors. Nobody is making such epic films as Ben Hur, or Zulu, where you have a beginning, a middle and an end. There seems to be no modern replacement for the truly great actors, such as Laurence Olivier, Charlton Heston, Richard Burton to name but a few. The closest modern equivalent of an epic film with a beginning, middle and an end, would be say the Jason Bourne saga.
Anthony Hopkins, Actor: Hannibal. Anthony Hopkins was born on 31 December 1937, in Margam, Wales. Influenced by Richard Burton, he decided to study at College of Music and Drama and graduated in 1957. In 1965, he moved to London and joined the National Theatre, invited by Laurence Olivier, who could...
And by The Jazz Singer, I mean the good, 1927 Al Jolson one. Not the Neil Diamond/Laurence Olivier "Aii heff no son" rubbish.
Laurence Olivier, Ursula Andress, Maggie Smith, Burgess Meredith. It's the Expendables of its time. Stone-cold classic.
Couldn't agree more Clint. Certainly one of the greats along with Laurence Olivier. Spencer Tracy, Henry Fonda.
Netflix removed all Hamlet films from their instant queue. I've never been this upset. I really wanted to watch Laurence Olivier :(
An excellent context--the Caroline era or "cavaliers-and-roundheads" context--for "Twelfth Night, or What You Will" emerged in the early 1930s with Harcourt Williams's 1931 production featuring John Gielgud as Malvolio and Ralph Richardson as Sir Toby. Tyrone Guthrie's pair of "Twelftn Nights" for the Old Vic (one in 1933 and the other in 1937 (with Laurence Olivier as Sir Toby, Alec Guinness as Sir Andrew Aguecheek and Jessica Tandy as both Viola and Sebastian!)) were also Caroline era-set productions, but now the Chekhovian element had crept into the play, a development that some thought reached its apotheosis in John Barton's 1969 Royal Shakespeare Company production, with Judi Dench as Viola. Peter Hall's 1958 Shakespeare Memorial Theater production launched the wave of "autumnal" "Twelfth Night, or What You Wills" set during a long-ago English autumn in the Caroline era on the brink of the English Civil War. Here a strange fantasy played out as a world was coming to an end. Similarly, it also became ...
If it's "Cat In a Hot Tin Roof" you can justify it because Burl Ives. Sports. Laurence Olivier. Also Tennessee Williams hated it.
The definitive Wuthering Heights, starring Merle Oberon, Laurence Olivier and David Niven, begins at 11 on
My Week with Marilyn 14/12/12 55 years ago, Munroe crossed the pond to star opposite Laurence Olivier in the ill-fated film The Prince and the Showgirl. Colin Clark, fresh out of university, secured a job on the production and wrote a memoir about what proved to be, at least for him, an extraordinary experience.. That memoir is the basis for this Friday's film, My Week with Marilyn (2011), It's a thoroughly entertaining work with excellent performances (not least Dame Judy Dench playing Dame Sybil Thorndike) and if you want to find out just why a) Larry and Marilyn didn't exactly hit it off and b) Marilyn kissed Colin, you'll have to join us. All welcome.
12/13: HAPPY BIRTHDAY ROBERT LINDSAY Theatre World Award: "Me and My Girl" (also Tony and Drama Desk Awards) Birthplace: Ilkeston, Derbyshire, England Mr. Lindsay is best known for his television work, especially his roles of Wolfie Smith in "Citizen Smith," Michael Murray in "G.B.H.," Captain Sir Edward Pellew in "Hornblower" and Ben Harper in "My Family." Lindsay has also enjoyed a successful stage career, especially during the '80s and '90s. Highlights of his theatrical career include: the role of Edmund, the illegitimate son of Gloucester in "King Lear" opposite Laurence Olivier; the role of Bill Snibson in the hugely acclaimed 1984 London revival of "Me and My Girl" (for which Lindsay won an Olivier Award in London); the role of the titular "Becket" opposite Derek Jacobi as King Henry II in 1996 (for which he won another Olivier Award); and the role of Fagin in Cameron Mackintosh's acclaimed London revival of "Oliver!" at the Palladium, for which he won a third Olivier. In late 2011 he starred as Hen ...
12/11: HAPPY BIRTHDAY ANNA CARTERET Theatre World Award: "An Ideal Husband" (Ensemble Performance) Birthplace: Bangalore, India Ms. Carteret is best known for her role as police inspector Kate Longton in the BBC's long-running 1980s television series "Juliet Bravo." Her London theatre debut was at the Scala Theatre playing Wendy in "Peter Pan" (Christmas 1960). Anna joined Laurence Olivier's National Theatre Company at the Old Vic in 1967, and has appeared in over 30 productions there. More recent London theatre credits include: "Burnt by the Sun" (National), "The Family Reunion" (Donmar Warehouse), "Tom & Viv" (Almeida), "Nathan the Wise" (Hampstead), and "Absolutely (Perhaps)" at the Wyndham's.
show us the WHOLE Glenda Jackson Cleo routine (incl.fab buildup when Laurence Olivier 'can't come' and Ern digs out his farmyardnoises act)
Set to record! TCM is showing classic Wuthering Heights with Merle Oberon & Laurence Olivier today, 1pm. More info here:...
Pride and Prejudice is on TCM Monday night at 7:00. It's the 1940 version, with Laurence Olivier and Greer Garson. Greer Garson reminds one of Meryl Streep.
Now Playing on the Hallmark Channel: Hitched for the Holidays starring Laurence Olivier...no, I'm sorry. Wrong Lawrence. It's actually Joey Lawrence. Again, that's Joey Lawrence in Hitched for Holidays. But I'm sure both film and star will be a tour de force of cinema.
Had a BLAST last night with Scott Brick, Kathryn Seaman and Wayne Seaman last night. We saw GRACE with Paul Rudd, Michael Shannon, and Ed Asner, and went backstage where Laurence Olivier and so many other greats have performed! After seeing so many Broadway shows, I had never been in that theatre before! Thanks Patrick Howard Fraley. Wish you were with us! I LOVE Broadway!
A scene I admire from the remake of Wuthering Heights movie casted by Laurence Olivier in 1938 .. This remake is performed in 1992 by Ralph Fiennes as Heathc...
Im about to watch a 1937 black and white, starring Laurence Olivier and Vivien Leigh called 'Fire Over England'.
Wonderful scene from King Lear (1983) between Laurence Olivier & John Hurt. I own no rights to this material.
Laurence Olivier or Ralph Fiennes, you canNOT go wrong.
A Bridge too Far. One of my favorite movies. talk about sexy cast. Robert Redford, Anthony Hopkins, Ryan ONeal, Sean Connery, Michael Caine, Gene Hackman, Elliott Gould, Laurence Olivier, . It is the Saving Private Ryan of the 70's
What is the Brit fascination with the Nazis? Every major British actor has had a go at playing one: Richard Burton, Alec Guinness, Derek Jacobi, Laurence Olivier, Diana Rigg, Benny Hill, the list is endless. Let's not forget Prince Harry. Monty Python too. Weird, no?
The son of a British actor, CLAUDE RAINS grew up in theater. At the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts he taught Laurence Olivier & John Gielgud
Birds of a feather flock together: Kendra ( Vivien Leigh and Laurence Olivier ) and Anthony ( Ava Gardner ), who...
Marlon Brando was doing another film...Laurence Olivier, Albert Finney and Anthony Perkins turned the role down.
Also starring the late & legendary Laurence Olivier & the amazing Roy Scheider. Perhaps the epitome of a thriller movie. What a thriller should be.
I love Vivian Leigh & Laurence Olivier at their finest with That Hamilton Woman...love & adore the classics!
Vivien Leigh & LAURENCE OLIVIER married 1 year after Gone With the Wind. Katharine Hepburn (who vied for role of Scarlett) was maid of honor
Agreed, if we had a vocal hall of fame, he'd b next 2 Robert Donat/Laurence Olivier/Richard Burton/Claude Rains & Rathbone!
as Laurence Olivier said to Dustin Hoffman 'try acting dear boy'
Vivien Leigh, Lady Olivier (5 Nov 1913 – 8 July 1967) British actress. She won the Best Actress Academy Award for her portrayal of Blanche DuBois in A Streetcar Named Desire (1951), a role she also played on stage in London's West End, as well as for her portrayal of the southern belle Scarlett O'Hara, alongside Clark Gable, in the American Civil War drama Gone with the Wind. She was a prolific stage performer, frequently in collaboration with her then-husband, Laurence Olivier, who directed her in several of her roles. During her 30-year stage career, she played roles ranging from the heroines of Noël Coward and George Bernard Shaw comedies to classic Shakespearean characters such as Ophelia, Cleopatra, Juliet and Lady Macbeth. Lauded for her beauty, Leigh felt that it sometimes prevented her from being taken seriously as an actress. However, ill health proved to be her greatest obstacle. For much of her adult life Leigh suffered from bipolar disorder She earned a reputation for being difficult to w ...
Laurence Olivier, Vivian Leigh, Alec Guinness, Richard Burton, John Gielgud, Christopher Plummer, Michael Caine, Donald Sutherland, Kenneth Branagh, Jude Law og Shila Mariposa! One of these things are not like the others, one of these things just don't belong...
DAY 6: What a fantastic movie this was. The plot, the setting, the characters… A real sinister 70’s thriller. And what great villain Szell was! ” Is it safe?” Dr. Christian Szell played by Laurence Olivier (Marathon Man, 1976)
Vivien Leigh, Actress: Gone with the Wind. If a film were made of the life of Vivien Leigh, it would open in India just before World War I, where a successful British businessman could live like a prince. In the mountains above Calcutta, a little princess is born. Because of the outbreak of World Wa...
you're as awesome as Laurence Olivier. And Danny Dyer.
Richard III (1955) starring Laurence Olivier is currently on ABC. Brilliant!
Watching the 1937 film "Fire Over England" on TCM. 75 years ago... *** that Laurence Olivier was a looker. Fire, indeed!
Leigh was famed for her portrayal of 'Scarlett O'Hara' in 'Gone With The Wind'. She married Laurence Olivier in 1940.
"Acting is all about truth and if you can fake that you'll have a jolly good career." -Laurence Olivier (Kenneth Branagh) "My Week with Marilyn"
He wasn't near me & that was a comedy. You want scary, pick Laurence Olivier in "Marathon Man"
this Thomas Peterffy anti Obama commercial really aint helping his argument, he talks like Laurence Olivier's evil Dr Szell in Marathon Man
Marilyn Monroe with Sir Laurence Olivier and Arthur Miller shortly after arriving in England to film The Prin…
A moving performance. You could be the next Laurence Olivier
Okay, Mom, you were right. Laurence Olivier DOES do the best brooding Heathcliff.
"Arresting performance by an actor is not a matter of style or rehearsal, but of self-knowledge and an inescapable desire for complete personal exposure. That compulsion for public emotional nakedness drives the actor to ask not "who must I become to create the character?," but to ask "who does the character become because I play it?" -- Sir Laurence Olivier
You're watching the one with Laurence Olivier and Jennifer Jones, ain't ya. . .
Thanks for awesome photos. QT Vivian Leigh as Lavinia with Laurence Olivier
Vivian Leigh as Lavinia with Laurence Olivier. Credit to owner.
"...a great theater is the outward and visible sign of an inward and probable culture." Laurence Olivier
Laurence Olivier via This shot is from "Fire Over England" 1937.
Wow Laurence Olivier is a great looking man.
"Try acting, dear boy...it's much easier." -Laurence Olivier to Dustin Hoffman (allegedly)
Oh.. Laurence Olivier... You make me wish I could live in front of my tv.. For permanent..
Laurence Olivier was such a hottie but I will never comprehend Wuthering Heights. Those are some messed people.
Oh god. Both of them beautiful. Laurence Olivier was so handsome.
Watching old classics and seriously falling in love with Laurence Olivier! Lord he was Smashing!
The Divorce of Lady X on Laurence Olivier was a good-looking guy.
Laurence Olivier, you still complete me. Sexiest man who ever lived.
I'm loving TCM today!!! Sir Laurence Olivier IS my most favorite actor EVER!! He was such a handsome and talented man... Watched my favorite FAVORITE movie of all times, Wuthering Heights.. I was around 5 yrs old when I saw it the first time, and fell in love with him AND the movie, and have been watching it ever since, every chance I get.
America's Laurence Olivier—Vince Vaughn—yells at me for breaking his concentration as he creates cinematic masterpiece.
Finally watched Wuthering Heights (1939) in its entirety. Love me some Laurence Olivier :)
Just finished watching Wuthering Heights on TCM. It's only the second time I've ever seen it and, though I liked it a bit more this time, I still don't get the attraction of this film. For me the saving grace is Alfred Newman's amazing musical score, otherwise great photography by Gregg Toland a good supporting performance by Flora Robson, decent direction by William Wyler, Merle Oberon looking gorgeous, Laurence Olivier overacting and brooding (as usual) and, to my tastes anyway, a pretty corny love story. Can someone tell me why people call it a great film? (And no, this is NOT a hidden message against Mitt Romney!)
Just finished watching Wuthering Heights (all time fav movie). Laurence Olivier IS one of the greatest actors that ever lived!! That end scene brings on the waterworks & Kleenex every time!!
Boy, was Laurence Olivier handsome in Wuthering Heights!!! Think that's why i stayed single. Never found anyone as dark and handsome as he was! Love that movie, makes me cry every time. :-)
My love of classic movies and their actors. James dean, laurence olivier. What I watch when I'm sick
just finished watching one of my favorite movies."Wuthering Heights"Laurence Olivier so handsome,such a sad love story :(
Laurence Olivier was hot when he was young and in later years...wow! What a good actor.
Watching the best version of Weathering Heights the 1939 version with Laurence Olivier. :)
watching 1939 classic Emily Brontes, Wuthering Heights, starring, LAURENCE OLIVIER!! I love these old movies in black and white!!
Oh Lord The ultimate chick flick is on now! William Wyler's direction of Emily Bronte's Wuthering Heights! Sir Laurence Olivier!!?? Knock yerselves out ladies!!!
let's all watch Elizabeth Bronze's 1939 film version of 'Wuthering Heights' starring Sir Laurence Olivier and Merle Oberon on TCM...right now...ya.
Great movie tonight on TCM. Wuthering Heights. with Merle Oberson and Laurence Olivier (1939)! A Masterpiece!!
The British produced 'World at War' documentary series from the 1970's is considered the definitive history of the Second World War and one the best documentaries of all time. However, today it is ver
I'd like people to remember me for a diligent expert workman. I think a poet is a workman. I think Shakespeare was a workman. And God's a workman. I don't think there's anything better than a workman. --Laurence Olivier The virtues of men are of more consequence to society than their abilities, and for this reason, the heart should be cultivated with more assiduity than the head. --Noah Webster The last great freedom of man is the freedom to choose his attitude under any given set of circumstances.--Victor Frankl, noted Psychiatrist and Holocaust survivor Go confidently in the direction of your dreams! Live the life you've imagined. As you simplify your life, the laws of the universe will be simpler. --Henry David Thoreau It is quite true what philosophy says: that life must be understood backwards. But then one forgets the other principle: that it must be lived forwards. --Soren Kierkegard Those who forget history are doomed to repeat it. –Unknown Dost thou love life? Then do not squander time, for tha ...
She was not one to settle for anything but the best.Fiery temper. When I saw Gone with the Wind for the first time (I was about 6), I thought she was the most beautiful woman I had ever seen.
There was a door, to which I had no key. There was a veil, through which I could not see. A little while, of talk of Me and Thee. Until there was no more of Thee and Me. My Grandfather used these lines to gain Laurence Olivier's respect and trust. He then later taught it to me. Never forget the lessons of your elders.
Today I saw a charming film called a little romance. Made in 1979 it stared Diane Lane, Laurence Olivier and Thelonious Bernard. Quite the love story.
Did you know Sir Laurence Olivier was a member of the Hilda Ogden appreciation society.
Screened "Bride of Frankenstein" this afternoon, then worked a shift, followed by a truly phenomenal Halloween party at The Living Room. On the movie playlist for dreamtime: "House of Dark Shadows," "The Fury," and the Frank Langella/Laurence Olivier "Dracula." May your Halloween be filled with chocolate.
Taking the day off to be with the family for Halloween. Looking forward to dressing the boys and taking them to the mall. Then, having pizza with the wife all snug with our PJ's at home watching Disneys ' The Legend of Sleepy Hollow' and 'Dracula' - the 1979 version starring Frank Langella and Laurence Olivier. Its a great day, regardless of the pissing rain! It's one of those days when you feel like a kid again!
Living is strife and torment, disappointment and love and sacrifice, golden sunsets and black storms. I said that some time ago, and today I do not think I would add one word. -Laurence Olivier
Wow! Three of my favorites all together!
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"One of the two best Dracula films ever!"
although Wuthering Heights is a great film i much prefer Alfred Hitchcocks "Rebecca" 1940 with Laurence Olivier and Joan Fontaine this to me is the "perfect " film in all ways i aabsolutely adore it and have seen it many times never tiring .Won best picutre at the Academy Awards and Hitch's first American film :)
Immortal Beauties shared the following link and had this to say about it: Vivien Leigh, Laurence Olivier,...
This trip to the dentist might have been less painful if I had seen Laurence Olivier instead.
I felt the same when Ryan talked about his starring role in Marathon Man and what it was like working with Laurence Olivier.
How about a drink w the directors of God of Carnage, winner of Tony & Laurence Olivier Award? Visit to find out more.
I love making movies. There is a star- and empty one, on Hollywood blvd. next to Grace Kelly and Laurence Olivier. (also a déjà vu)
Not getting to enjoy the fall colors - rain and wind knocking the leaves off as soon as they turn - I would do some photographing in the park tomorrow - but I have a date with Laurence Olivier from 'Marathon Man' again (cringe)
Holly weird! (but man, am I thankful to be working in this town) psst! Grace Kelly and Laurence Olivier are all...
Marilyn Monroe and Laurence Olivier in a promotional photo for The Prince and The Showgirl, 1956.
Lewisham's answer to Laurence Olivier?do you think?
Watching The Prince & the Showgirl, like the only colored Laurence Olivier movie & he's 50 years old & doesn't have a sxc accent -_-"
28 April Laurence Olivier Awards... So far but so excited
St. Crispin's Day (Crispin is the patron saint of cobblers, tanners, and leather workers, if Wikipedia is to be believed) is, of course, the anniversary of the Battle of Agincourt in 1415 -- the battle where French knights were massacred by English longbowmen (who aided by the decision of the French...
fourth time? In a month? You'd have better luck with Laurence Olivier.
From the 1944 production of "Henry V" - Laurence Olivier's speech performance
There have been two major film adaptations. The first was directed by and starring Laurence Olivier in 1944.
I am legit frothing at the mouth for Laurence Olivier in this movie ♥_♥ ermagerd
Pay it forward- double style: October 25, "1147 – Seljuk Turks completely annihilate German crusaders under Conrad III at the Battle of Dorylaeum." and October 25, "1415 – The army of Henry V of England defeats the French at the Battle of Agincourt". "We band of brothers" is Henry V's St. Crispins' Day speech before Agincourt. You can read Elizabethan propaganda in Shakespeare's "Henry V" (or see Laurence Olivier or Kenneth Branagh's films), and I've got a ten book plus Agincourt monographs section, but Dorylaeum is a bit more obscure. But, we're in luck. I do have a few chapters on it, in various Crusades books, but [ here is a lecture given by John France entitled "Western Warfare in the Age of the Crusades 1000-1300" which begins with a recounting of that battle. It was recorded April 27, 2012 at a NYMAS [New York Military Affairs Symposium] event. It's only 1 hr. and 37m... perfect for a long country drive.GFS
Battle of Agincourt From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia The Battle of Agincourt[a] was a major English victory against a numerically superior French army in the Hundred Years' War. The battle occurred on Friday, 25 October 1415 (Saint Crispin's Day), near modern-day Azincourt, in northern France. Henry V led his troops into battle and participated in hand-to-hand fighting. The French king of the time, Charles VI, did not command the French army himself as he suffered from severe, repeating illnesses and moderate mental incapacitation. Instead, the French were commanded by Constable Charles d'Albret and various prominent French noblemen of the Armagnac party. The battle is notable for the use of the English longbow, which Henry used in very large numbers, with English and Welsh archers forming most of his army. The battle is also the centrepiece of the play Henry V, by William Shakespeare The link below is to 1944 film version of Shakespeare’s Henry V. Laurence Olivier as “Harry the King” deliveri ...
In honor of Sir Laurence Olivier, who played Henry V in a 1944 production, making the famous speech.
The other great St. Crispin's Day rallying cry, from Laurence Olivier:
Travelog STORIES: Part 13 - Viva Roma! [Day 1] I pull into Roma Termini from the relative calm of Firenze and am catapulted out of the train station into the heat of the streets. I'm hoofing it down via Cavour to my host's flat a block from the Colosseum. I've been riding in air conditioning for a couple of hours, so the heat is extra hot. And humid. But I like that. I arrive and get buzzed up. I take the lift. It reminds me of New York -- the cage lifts with double doors. Up four floors and there's a gate and another door, all with locks. I'm greeted by Alessia, who has a bright shine to her and cornrow dreads that tells me she's one of the tribe. We get along easily and before I know it, I'm outside again and she's showing me the neighborhood as the sun goes down. "Here's the Colosseum" she says, calmly, as if it's a corner store. Wow. I can't express the feelings I have when I see these crumbled ruins, massive under floodlights and flashbulbs. We move on and explore. Across via Cavour is a mellower nei ...
"Marilyn Monroe was a professional amateur" - Laurence Olivier
Sir Laurence Olivier as the narrator. Fantastic. My Dad a WWII vet and I watched it all the time. Classic.
Today's reasons why it's hard to like my scriptwriting tutor: she got Chris Nolan and Christian Bale mixed up and said 'Olivier Laurence'.
"Choose your words with care, go forth with love!" - Sir Laurence Olivier - Time 1986
Anyone aspiring to be an actor simply must read the final chapter, if not the entire volume, of Laurence Olivier's "On Acting." After a delightfully pithy and eloquent summary of a life on the stage and in front of the camera, Larry lays down a wonderful declaration as to what it is that must drive an actor, and whàt has to be done to maintain physical and spiritual excellence. A great, great read.
Have a nice night all,Laurence Olivier and Jennifer Jones are calling me..love old black and white movies :)
60 years ago the analougue signal in northern Ireland was 1st switched on by Sir Laurence Olivier
--> Laurence Olivier- that great narration of The World At War still resonates.
Wednesday Quiz Which character have all the following 'actors' played: Laurence Olivier Ralph Fiennes Robert...
Laurence Olivier did it to play Othello: why the theatre should stop the tradition of "blacking-up":
That's a good one. But nope, it's the one with Frank Langella, Donald Pleasence, and Laurence Olivier.
ever hear the Peter Sellers spoof of Help as Richard III as done by Lord Laurence Olivier
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