Thursday Dec 12
Page-Turners for Holiday Giving
Shopping in your local bookstore for holiday gifts is a calm and civilized contrast to mall madness.
The Japan Times
Tokyo's 'fayrest that ever was'
Dozens of actors, actresses, staff, and hangers-on are sitting on the steps, drinks in hand, watching a distinguished British actor perform his Shakespearian party piece from "Henry V," imitating Laurence Olivier's voice from the 1944 movie version of "Richard III."
Derek Jacobi and Michael Gambon
To mark 50 years of the National Theatre in London the company has produced an evening extravaganza of most of the UK's dramatic talent performing in segments from some of the great plays it has staged.
All downhill for actor in gliding pioneer film
Flurry of activity at Dunstable Downs in July 1935 when London Films, the company owned by famous producer Alexander Korda, arrived to shoot scenes for Conquest Of The Air, a semi-documentary about aviation, featuring the young Laurence Olivier as a French balloonist.
English actress Vivien Leigh's career is celebrated on the 100th anniversary of her birth with a compilation of four films from 1936 and 1937 - just before she gained acclaim for "Gone With the Wind."
OTHELLO, Starring Sir Laurence Olivier & Maggie Smith Now Available on DVD
Kultur is proud to announce the DVD release of the acclaimed feature film, Othello starring Sir Laurence Olivier and co-starring Maggie Smith, Frank Finlay and Joyce Redman available now.
Storrington mansion with Hollywood past up for sale
Househunters can follow in the footsteps of legendary actors, Hollywood icons and African leaders if they can find the cash for this luxury party house.