Sir Laurence Olivier as Archie Rice

Made:
01 October 1959

Camera Press photograph by Bert Cann titled 'The Entertainer Being Filmed: Sir Laurence Olivier as Archie Rice'. Caption on back reads: Cinema-goers will see Sir Laurence Olivier as Archie Rice, music-hall star who is the hero of John Osborne's "The Entertainer", a part he has played on the stage in London and New York. The Archie Rice of the film is younger than the one on the stage. Directed by Tony Richardson, and co-starring Joan Plowright and Shirley Ann Field, the film is now in production at Morecambe, Lancashire.

Details

Category:
Photographs
Object Number:
1983-5236/30241
Materials:
ink and paper (fibre product)
type:
photograph
taxonomy:
  • object genre
  • image
credit:
Daily Herald Archive, National Media Museum, Bradford