Vien, John Douglas Le, 1918 - 1999 (film maker)
- Existence: 1918 - 1999
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Correspondence, mainly with John Le Vien, on his television adaptation of the first volume of Sir Winston Churchill's war memoirs, "The Gathering Storm". Also includes letters from Richard Burton, who was playing Churchill (2), and press cuttings on Burton's article saying that to play Churchill was to hate him.
Includes news footage of Winston Churchill during the war, documentaries about him, many featuring MS as an interviewee, footage of Churchill's funeral, interviews with MS about her own books, and various events in which she took part.
The collection includes correspondence, papers and photographs relating mainly to the films made by Le Vien based on Churchill's war memoirs.