Laurence Olivier

Weekly Photo Challenge: Face

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Paul Schofield in The Captain of Köpenick (1971)

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Laurence Olivier in The Dance of Death (1967)

Drawing the faces of these two giants of the English stage revealed to me the power that they could generate with either a distant glance or thunderous frown. Both of their performances live on in my memory as unforgettable evenings in the theatre from many years ago.