Olivier Archive. Vol. XX (ff. ).

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Olivier Archive. Vol. XX (ff. ).

1. ff. Press cuttings relating to Olivier and Vivien Leigh’s life in Hollywood around the time of the outbreak of war; their return to Europe, including coverage of the cockpit fire on their flight from Lisbon to Bristol in January 1941.

2. ff. Correspondence with Lewis J. Deak, attorney, of Beverly Hills, on matters of taxation arising from Olivier and Vivien Leigh’s work in the U.S.A.; 1939-1945.

3. ff. Correspondence relating to Olivier’s service in the Fleet Air Arm; with his morale-boosting speeches and public appearances during the war, with later cuttings relating to this time; 1941-1983.

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