Laurence Olivier and Vivien Leigh fly to New York

Made:
11 May 1946
maker:
Keystone Press Agency

Keystone Press Agency photograph titled The 'Old Vic' Company in New York. Caption on back reads: New York gave the Old Vic Company a tumultuous welcome, when Shakespeare's "King Henry IV, Part One," was performed. The play was held up repeatedly by long rounds of applause. Keystone photo shows: Lawrence Olivier [sic] and his wife Vivien Leigh, pictured asleep during the flight to New York in the four-engined Constellation 'plane, specially chatered to carry the forty-four members of the Old Vic Theatre Company.

Details

Category:
Photographs
Object Number:
1983-5236/30813
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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