Vivien Leigh wins Academy Award

Made:
12 March 1940
maker:
Associated Press

Associated Press photograph titled 'Vivien Leigh, Best Actress'. Caption on back reads: Vivien Leigh, Scarlett O'Hara of "Gone With the Wind," holding her "Oscar" for winning the Academy Award for the best performance of a movie actress in 1939. She is shown with David O. Selznick, producer of the picture who also received a special award, seen at the banquet of the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences.

Details

Category:
Photographs
Object Number:
1983-5236/30803
Materials:
ink, paper (fibre product)
type:
photograph
taxonomy:
  • object genre
  • image
credit:
Daily Herald Archive, National Science and Media Museum, Bradford

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