Search results for "Vivien Leigh"

Gone with the Wind (1939) RT 94% / Audience 93%

DVD release: Mar 2000

An American classic in which a manipulative woman and a roguish man carry on a turbulent love affair in the American south during the Civil War and Reconstruction.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance • War
DIRECTION:  Victor Fleming  •  George Cukor  •  Sam Wood
CAST:  Vivien Leigh  •  Clark Gable  •  Olivia de Havilland  •  Thomas Mitchell

Ship of Fools (1965) RT 81% / Audience 80%

DVD release: Dec 2003

Passengers on a ship traveling from Mexico to Europe in the 1930s represent society at large in that era. The crew is German, including the ship's Dr. Schumann, who falls in ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance • War
DIRECTION:  Stanley Kramer
CAST:  Vivien Leigh  •  Simone Signoret  •  José Ferrer  •  Lee Marvin

The Roman Spring of Mrs. Stone (1961) RT Audience 61%

DVD release: May 2006

Critics and the public say Karen Stone is too old -- as she approaches 50 -- for her role in a play she is about to take to Broadway. Her businessman husband, 20 years her ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  José Quintero
CAST:  Vivien Leigh  •  Warren Beatty  •  Coral Browne  •  Jill St. John

A Streetcar Named Desire (1951) RT 98% / Audience 90%

DVD release: May 1999

A Streetcar Named Desire is the film adaptation from the play by Tennessee Williams and directed by Elia Kazan. The film tells the drama story of the conflict between run down ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Elia Kazan
CAST:  Vivien Leigh  •  Marlon Brando  •  Kim Hunter  •  Karl Malden

Anna Karenina (1948) RT Audience 60%

DVD release: Aug 1998

Stefan and Dolly Oblonsky have had a spat and Stefan has asked his sister, Anna Karenina, to come down to Moscow to help mend the rift. Anna's companion on the train from St. ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Julien Duvivier
CAST:  Vivien Leigh  •  Ralph Richardson  •  Kieron Moore  •  Hugh Dempster

Caesar and Cleopatra (1945) RT Audience 56%

DVD release: Mar 2010

The aging Caesar finds himself intrigued by the young Egyptian queen. Adapted by George Bernard Shaw from his own play.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Foreign • History • Romance
DIRECTION:  Gabriel Pascal
CAST:  Claude Rains  •  Vivien Leigh  •  Stewart Granger  •  Flora Robson

That Hamilton Woman (1941) RT 100% / Audience 84%

DVD release: Sep 2009

Sir William Hamilton, a widower of mature years, is British ambassador to the Court of Naples. Emma who comes for a visit with her mother wouldn't cut the grade with London ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • Romance • War
DIRECTION:  Alexander Korda
CAST:  Vivien Leigh  •  Laurence Olivier  •  Alan Mowbray  •  Sara Allgood

Waterloo Bridge (1940) RT 80% / Audience 89%

DVD release: Jan 2009

On the eve of World War II, a British officer revisits Waterloo Bridge and recalls the young man he was at the beginning of World War I and the young ballerina he met just ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Mervyn LeRoy
CAST:  Vivien Leigh  •  Robert Taylor  •  Lucile Watson  •  Virginia Field

21 Days (1940)

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 ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Basil Dean
CAST:  Vivien Leigh  •  Leslie Banks  •  Laurence Olivier  •  Francis L. Sullivan

Sidewalks of London (1938) RT Audience 68%

On the sidewalks of the London theater district the buskers (street performers) earn enough coins for a cheap room. Charles, who recites dramatic monologues, sees that a young ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Tim Whelan
CAST:  Charles Laughton  •  Vivien Leigh  •  Rex Harrison  •  Larry Adler

A Yank at Oxford (1938) RT Audience 50%

Lee Sheridan, a young American comes to study at Oxford University, but is instantly disliked by the other students, because of his brash and big-headed attitude. After ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Jack Conway
CAST:  Robert Taylor  •  Lionel Barrymore  •  Maureen O'Sullivan  •  Vivien Leigh

Storm in a Teacup (1937) RT Audience 48%

A local politician in Scotland tries to break the reporter who wrote a negative story about him, and who is also in love with his daughter.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Victor Saville  •  Ian Dalrymple
CAST:  Vivien Leigh  •  Rex Harrison  •  Cecil Parker  •  Sara Allgood

Dark Journey (1937) RT Audience 44%

DVD release: Feb 2007

Madeline Goddard (Leigh), is a British double agent who meets and falls in love with a German spy Baron Karl Von Marwitz (Veidt) during World War I. This tale of espionage ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Romance • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Victor Saville
CAST:  Vivien Leigh  •  Conrad Veidt  •  Joan Gardner  •  Anthony Bushell

Fire Over England (1937) RT Audience 54%

DVD release: Mar 1998

The film is a historical drama set during the reign of Elizabeth I (Flora Robson), focusing on the English defeat of the Spanish Armada, whence the title. In 1588, relations ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama • History • Romance • War
DIRECTION:  William K. Howard
CAST:  Flora Robson  •  Raymond Massey  •  Leslie Banks  •  Laurence Olivier

Look Up and Laugh (1935) RT Audience 50%

Gutsy lass Gracie rallies fellow stall-holders at Birkenhead Market to prevent its takeover and demolition by a department store chain. She invokes the Market's foundation by ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Basil Dean
CAST:  Gracie Fields  •  Alfred Drayton  •  Vivien Leigh  •  Douglas Wakefield

Things are Looking Up (1935)

Scatterbrain circus lady has to cover for her sour schoolmistress sister.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Albert de Courville
CAST:  Cicely Courtneidge  •  Max Miller  •  William Gargan  •  Vivien Leigh