The Man from Dream City – and Bristol

The Man from Dream City – and Bristol Kathrina Glitre In advance of the ‘Cary Grant Comes Home for the Weekend’ Festival in Bristol, Kathrina Glitre gives us an exclusive preview of her talk on ‘Archie Leach’ and his leading ladies. The programme begins 8th July with a screening of Notorious (1946) and continues on … Continue reading The Man from Dream City – and Bristol

Vivien Leigh and the Star Archive – A Study Day

Vivien Leigh and the Star Archive - A Study Day Queen Mary University of London, 7 March, 2015 by Sarah Culhane The ‘Vivien Leigh and the Star Archive’ study day began with a presentation from Kate Dorney and Keith Lodwick, curators of the Vivien Leigh Archive. The archive was acquired by the V&A in 2013, … Continue reading Vivien Leigh and the Star Archive – A Study Day

Fred Zinnemann: resistant women’s histories

Fred Zinnemann: A filmmaker who brought resistant women’s histories to the screen by J.E. Smyth Fred Zinnemann was well known for saying that he didn’t want to make the same kind of film over and over again and that the idea of maintaining a unified style or approach to ideas was not only boring, but … Continue reading Fred Zinnemann: resistant women’s histories

Remembering and Researching Audrey Hepburn: Always and Beyond

Reflections on research about, and the continuing influence of, a movie star 21 years after her death by Peter Krämer A big surprise was in store for audiences who, in 1989, went to see Steven Spielberg’s film, Always. About three quarters of an hour into the film, the hero, Pete Sandich (played by Richard Dreyfuss), … Continue reading Remembering and Researching Audrey Hepburn: Always and Beyond