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.
King George VI & Queen Elizabeth (#308) Duration: 26:00 STEREO TVRE
Greeted by an uncertain public following his brother, Edward VIII's abdication, George VI and his beautiful young wife Mary, went on to become an inspiration to the nation during World War II. But he never wanted to become king and the strain led to his early death.
Clementine & Winston Churchill (#306) Duration: 26:00 STEREO TVRE
The story of an enduring love match between two intelligent and forceful personalities. Clementine gave great strength to Britain's great war leader and helped him to weather the storms of his changeable political career.
Franklin & Eleanor Roosevelt (#309) Duration: 26:00 STEREO TVRE
It was a magical first meeting, which led to the White House. Eleanor Roosevelt was the woman who defined the role of America's First Lady, as she supported and cared for her husband through his political career and long illness.
Paul & Linda McCartney (#314) Duration: 26:00 STEREO TVRE
His fans hated her, but the marriage of the American rockstar-photographer and the Beatle was to be one of the most enduring, happy and creative in showbiz history.
Jfk Jr & Carolyn Bessette (#315) Duration: 26:00 STEREO TVRE
The ill-starred Kennedy family suffered another in a long line of tragedies when an air crash ended the seemingly glamorous marraige between JFK's heir and his beautiful PR girl wife.