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Vivien: The Vivien Leigh Collection

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Vivien Leigh
A COLLECTION OF AWARDS AND CERTIFICATES, COMPRISING:
i) The Guildhall School of Music. Pass certificate for the Preparatory Grade in Elocution awarded to Vivian Mary Hartley, signed by the principal and secretary, London, December 1925, framed and glazed; 

ii) The New York Film Critics. Calligraphic certificate presented to Vivien Leigh for “best performance by an actress during 1939” for Gone with the Wind, New York, c.1939, framed and glazed; 

iii) Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Certificate of nomination for Vivien Leigh as Best Actress for A Streetcar Named Desire, signed by the president and secretary, Los Angeles, 31 December 1951, mounted on board; 

iv) The New York Film Critics. Calligraphic certificate on vellum presented to Vivien Leigh for “best actress of 1951” for A Streetcar Named Desire, New York, c.1951; 

v) Actors Fund of America. Certificate awarding life membership to Vivien Leigh, signed by the president and secretary, New York, 12 July 1956, framed and glazed; 

vi) Ordre National de la Légion d’Honneur. Certificate awarding Vivien Leigh with the Légion d’Honneur, signed by René Coty, President of France, and two others, Paris, 27 May 1957, mounted, framed and glazed; 

vii) Citta de Marostega. Certificate awarding Vivian [sic] Leigh the “Dama de Honor del Nobil Ziogo”, with wax seal, Marostega, 23 May 1957, mounted, framed and glazed (7)


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INCLUDING VIVIEN LEIGH'S CERTIFICATE OF NOMINATION FOR 'BEST ACTRESS' AS BLANCHE IN STREETCAR, WHICH SHE WON IN 1952.

Vivien: The Vivien Leigh Collection

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