Sir Laurence Olivier receives Academy Award

Made:
16 June 1947

Planet News photograph titled 'Another honour for Sir Laurence'. Caption on back reads: Stage and screen actor Laurence Olivier, who received a knighthood in the recent King's Birthday Honours List, receives a special Hollywood Academy Award from U.S. film actor Ray Milland, at the Denham Film Studios (Buckinghamshire). The award which was for Olivier's 'Henry V' was made on the 'Hamlet' set, where Sir Laurence in the robes of the title role received it. Mr. hal Wallis -- the Hollywood producer who is making 'So Evil My Love' for Paramount (a U.S. film company) at Denham assisted in the ceremony. Mr. Wallis is nearest the camera at right.

Details

Category:
Photographs
Object Number:
1983-5236/30401
Materials:
ink, paper (fibre product)
type:
photograph
taxonomy:
  • object genre
  • image
credit:
Daily Herald Archive, National Media Museum, Bradford
status:
Permanent collection

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