Tynan's diatribe almost precipitated another collapse; Leigh, terrified of failure and intent on achieving greatness, dwelt on his comments and ignored the positive reviews of other critics.
In 1917, Ernest Hartley was transferred to as an officer in the , while Gertrude and Vivian stayed in.
Olivier played the lead in and also performed with Leigh in and The Skin of Our Teeth.
The signs of bipolar disorder were present growing up which many of her schoolmates acknowledged years later.
She'd have crawled over broken glass if she thought it would help her performance.
In the final reckoning, some 1,400 actresses had been considered for the role, 90 of whom were given screen tests.