Great Romances of the 20th Century
What were the circumstances that brought together some of the 20th Century's most well-known couples? Plundering a wealth of film archive, these programs take you behind the scenes to unlock the secrets of some of the most romantic stories ever told. Hepburn and Tracy; Garland and Minelli; Ball and Arnaz; Hepburn and Ferrer; Wayne and Dietrich; Wagner and Wood; Radner and Wilder; Newman and Woodward; Henry and Shirlee Fonda; Brooks and Bancroft.
Edward VIII & Mrs Simpson (#307) Duration: 26:00 STEREO TVRE
He was the uncrowned King of England, and as such was forbidden to marry a Catholic. She was an American divorcee, and an adherent of the forbidden faith. In a scandal that could have brought down the British Monarchy, Edward VIII gave up his throne for love and they lived in exile until they died.
Queen Elizabeth & Prince Philip (#303) Duration: 26:00 STEREO TVRE
When the English princess married Lieutenant Philip Mountbatten, son of Prince Andrew of Greece and a great-great-grandson of Queen Victoria, at Westminster Abbey on 20 November1947, it was the beginning of one of the most successful unions in the history of the Royal family. From the feted young couple of the 1940s to the guardians of today's monarchy, Elizabeth and Philip have travelled a long road to which is by no means over.