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Review: Book casts welcome light on actress Vivien Leigh

“Dark Star: A Biography of Vivien Leigh” (I.B. Tauris), by Alan Strachan Playing two of the greatest female roles ever offered in film — Scarlett O’Hara in “Gone with the Wind” and Blanche DuBois in “A Streetcar Named Desire” — has guaranteed actress Vivien Leigh a place in popular culture. …