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Vivien Leigh – Born on 5 November 1913

Vivien Leigh, star of classic movies such as ‘Gone With the Wind’, ‘Waterloo Bridge’ and ‘A Streetcar Named Desire’, was born in Darjeeling, Bengal Presidency, on 5 November 1913. To celebrate the centenary of her birth, here are two photographs of ‘Scarlett O’Hara’, an advert for ‘Gone With the Wind’ and a review of her most famous film when it was first shown in the UK. Aberdeen Journal – Tuesday 17 September 1940 Image © D.C.Thomson & Co. Ltd. Image

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