Laurence Olivier Newswire

Laurence Olivier Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Laurence Olivier.

Results 1 - 20 of 103 in Laurence Olivier

  1. Silver screens in CorangamiteRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Warrnambool Standard

    ... lm Society, who are also screening an adaptation of John Mortimer's novel A Voyage Round My Father starring Laurence Olivier on Thursday at the Killara Centre in Camperdown from 2pm.

    Comment?

  2. Movies From the Black LagoonRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 17 | Floyd County Times

    ... hand is a tiny crescent wrench. Even more brutal than the 'Is it safe?" scene from 'Marathon Man." in which Laurence Olivier used a drill to expose the nerves in Dustin Hoffman's teeth. "Happy Memories' gives you puppets and more Cuthulu imagery . ...

    Comment?

  3. Is celebrated Sherlock Holmes actor too white for a blue plaque?...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 13 | Daily Mail

    His portrayal of Sherlock Holmes is regarded as the greatest ever, and during a glittering 40-year acting career, Jeremy Brett starred opposite legends including Laurence Olivier and Audrey Hepburn. But it seems he isn't quite distinguished enough for English Heritage officials to place a coveted blue plaque outside his former home.

    Comment?

  4. Nontraditional reboot 'Operation Chromite' falls shortRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 12 | The Wave

    ... the Korean War was one of Gen. Douglas MacArthur's greatest achievements. The same cannot be said for Laurence Olivier, who played MacArthur in 1982's "Inchon," a Unification Church-funded fiasco inspired by that battle. Set during the run-up to the ...

    Comment?

  5. Things to Do in DC this Week (August 8-10): Political Trivia, Basque Cuisine, and Dr. Dog PerformsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 8 | Washingtonian.com

    ... John Badham is certainly stacked with an all-star cast ( Sorry, Keanu ), featuring Frank Langella , Laurence Olivier , and music by the acclaimed composer John Williams . Catch it at AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural Center tonight. $12, 9:45 PM FOOD ...

    Comment?

  6. Iconic Dunedin music venue Sammy's ordered shutRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 4 | The Press On-Line

    The stage at the former Majesty's Theatre, which opened as a live theatre venue in 1897, included performances by Sir Laurence Olivier and Vivien Leigh while under the trading name Sammy's hosted a slew of international music acts. However, the District Licensing committee confirmed the Crawford St venue would not have its alcohol on-licence renewed, after concerns about the suitability of owner, Sam Chin.

    Comment?

  7. Method Acting, ExplainedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 4 | Film School Rejects

    ... acting is far too big to be real. The most easily recognizable example of a classical actor is Sir Laurence Olivier who is always so much larger than life in all of his roles. Other alternatives to the Strasberg Method include other Stanislavski ...

    Comment?

  8. Surprise for theatre lovers as acting star mans the Chickenshed phonesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 2 | Enfield Independent

    ... to Mr Callow's roots - his involvement in theatre began in the early 70's when he wrote a fan letter to Sir Laurence Olivier, who was the Artistic Director of the National Theatre. He received a reply suggesting that he join their box office staff, ...

    Comment?

  9. Pensioners go for gold at Edinburgh's first ever Care Home GamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 28 | Sunday Herald

    ... in 'The Prince and the Showgirl' dancing alongside superstar Marilyn Monroe and under the direction of Laurence Olivier. The Games were officially opened by 76-year-old William Gentleman, who became the oldest person to ever win a Scottish ...

    Comment?

  10. Moods As Dark as That of HeathcliffRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 24 | Bronte Blog

    ... interviews the singer and songwriter Seal: Last film you saw? The 1939 version of Wuthering Heights with Laurence Olivier and David Niven. It does me in every time. ( Jon Wilde ) Paul Kingsnorth in The Guardian thinks that writers should reconnect ...

    Comment?

  11. An Obscure, Cursed Play Might Be Taking Over PortlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2016 | Willamette Week

    ... that Coriolanus is a greater artistic success than Hamlet . Jump ahead a few decades to 1938, when Laurence Olivier starred in a high-profile production of the play at the Old Vic in London. Two years later, on July 10, 1940, Hitler started bombing ...

    Comment?

  12. This glass encased shower marks this guest bathroom.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2016 | Darien News-Review

    ... Leigh when she was chosen to play Scarlett O'Hara in "Gone with the Wind." House guests also included Sir Laurence Olivier and George Brent. Today, the Hollywood stars may be gone but the glitter remains in the twinkling of the stars above - their ...

    Comment?

  13. The preparation of the surreal worldRead the original story

    Jul 11, 2016 | Mydigitalfc.com

    The world, through the contribution of business processing houses, is singularly round and dialects and accents are produced according to the consumer's need Hollywood uses a plethora of grey. The subdued lighting, whether it's space age fiction or murder mystery or espionage, tells us that the world has to be understood in it's new significance - that there is no longer black, white or colour to inform our post-modern understanding.

    Comment?

  14. Best Adventures of 1951Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2016 | Hilobrow

    ... the threat of McCarthyism. Fun fact: The bestselling book inspired the 1960 film starring Kirk Douglas, Laurence Olivier, and Peter Ustinov. Directed by Stanley Kubrick, the film's screenplay was written by Dalton Trumbo. Both Fast (who ...

    Comment?

  15. Curse of 'Macbeth' Nearly Strikes Down Harlem Theater ProductionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2016 | DNAInfo.com

    ... Lady Macbeth died the day before the debut - prompting a five-year ban on the play. Famed English actor Sir Laurence Olivier escaped death in a 1937 performance when a stage prop fell and narrowly missed him. Later in the same performance a sword ...

    Comment?

  16. Is Your Voice Energized Enough?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2016 | Back Stage

    ... presence that you get when you're connected to your full voice and power. There's a famous story that Sir Laurence Olivier said that he learned the most about acting when he lost his voice. It may sound corny, but if the eyes are the window to the ...

    Comment?

  17. Curse of 'Macbeth' Nearly Strikes Down Harlem Theater ProductionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2016 | DNAinfo.com

    ... Lady Macbeth died the day before the debut - prompting a five-year ban on the play. Famed English actor Sir Laurence Olivier escaped death in a 1937 performance when a stage prop fell and narrowly missed him. Later in the same performance a sword ...

    Comment?

  18. Sensory toy boxes for all walks of lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2016 | This is Wiltshire

    ... an appointment. A DVD of classic crime thriller Marathon Man might be in order, too. It's the one with Laurence Olivier as a war criminal dentist who tortures Dustin Hoffman by setting about his teeth with a drill. I've seldom met a fang farrier ...

    Comment?

  19. Silence for the Fuhrer in courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2016 | Jewish Chronicle

    You may remember The Boys from Brazil, the 1970s film starring Gregory Peck and Laurence Olivier, about a plot to clone Hitler.

    Comment?

  20. Eddie Izzard unaware Whisky Galore was a true storyRead the original story

    Jun 26, 2016 | Scotsman.com

    ... that gets made' and put the script in my bottom drawer and waited. Lo and behold it has." He added: "Would Laurence Olivier have thought that when he was playing Richard III? It's just a story. I knew the original black and white film and this isn't ...

    Comment?