Sir Laurence Olivier and Vivien Leigh at airport

Made:
11 February 1956

PA reuter photograph titled 'Olivier found Marilyn 'very sweet''. Caption on back reads: British actor Sir Laurence Olivier is welcomed by his wife, Vivien Leigh, on his arrival at London Airport today (Saturday) from his much-publicised meeting in New York with the glamorous Marilyn Monroe, with whom he has agreed to star in the new film 'The Sleeping Prince'. Of Marilyn, Olivier said: 'She is very sweet, very charming, very talented, and very easy to get on with'.

Details

Category:
Photographs
Object Number:
1983-5236/30443
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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