Vivien Leigh Gone with the Wind 1940

Vivien Leigh as Scarlett O’Hara in Gone with the Wind
Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role 1940

Vivien Leigh Gone With The Wind 1940
Vivien Leigh Gone With The Wind 1940

Plays Character That Is Related To The Sex Trade Industry

Myra Lester in Waterloo Bridge 1940

Character Is A Prostitute

Vivien Leigh in Waterloo Bridge 1940
Vivien Leigh in Waterloo Bridge 1940

The source material for Waterloo Bridge has been made into a play, three film adaptations and three radio dramas. This film was released after Vivien’s star making, Oscar winning role as Scarlett O’Hara. In Waterloo Bridge Vivien plays Myra Lester. She is a ballet dancer who through a series of bad luck winds up being a prostitute. Of all her films, Vivien Leigh has stated this one was her favorite.

Honorable Mention: Vivien also won the Oscar for playing Blanche DuBois in A Streetcar Named Desire, who some historians insist was a prostitute.

Watch clip of the film “Waterloo Bridge” below

Vivien played more than one hooker role.

Go to Vivien Leigh A Streetcar Named Desire 1952 to read her other prostitute role.

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