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Olivier

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Act I
A Kingdom for a Stage
(Henry V)
'I think Larry was bom a great actor. He fully comes to life and is fully realised as a human being when he's acting. But he is more than that; he's been a measuring mark for people to measure themselves by ... a signpost, as well as the sign itself'
(SIR ANTHONY QUAYLE )
The first of three programmes describes
Laurence Olivier 's progress from the gauche son of a parson to an international Hollywood star and actor/ co-director of a sensational series of theatrical successes at the Old Vic - including his legendary performance as Richard m.
Film extracts from: Fire Over England, Wuthering Heights, Rebecca, Twenty-one Days, Pride and Prejudice,
Lady Hamilton, Henry V, Richard III.
Among those taking part: Claire Bloom, Sir Douglas
Fairbanks Jr, Greer Garson , Sir John Gielgud. Stewart Granger , Bernard Hepton , James Mason ,
Sir John Mills , John Mortimer ,
Sir Anthony Quayle , Jean Simmons , Lady Walton Research JUDY BRAMWELL
Film editor MICHAEL CROZIER Produced by BRIDGET WINTER
9 FEATURE: page 15

Contributors

Unknown: Sir Anthony Quayle
Unknown: Laurence Olivier
Unknown: Richard Iii.
Unknown: Greer Garson
Unknown: Sir John Gielgud.
Unknown: Stewart Granger
Unknown: Bernard Hepton
Unknown: James Mason
Unknown: Sir John Mills
Unknown: John Mortimer
Unknown: Sir Anthony Quayle
Unknown: Jean Simmons
Unknown: Judy Bramwell
Editor: Michael Crozier
Produced By: Bridget Winter

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