• Short Summary

    Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor, who were married in Montreal on Sunday arrived back in Toronto yesterday (Monday) in the specially chartered airliner they had hired for the trip.

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    Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor, who were married in Montreal on Sunday arrived back in Toronto yesterday (Monday) in the specially chartered airliner they had hired for the trip.As they left the plane both were smiling, and Burton told newsmen that the wedding had been the best-kept secret in the world.He added that more than third-five people knew of the trip but no-one breathed a word about it."The Canadians are the best people in the world", he said.

    The wedding ceremony was conducted in a Montreal hotel suite by a Unitarian minister.There were only eleven people, all close friends of the couple, present.

    Richard Burton is appearing in a pre-broadway production of Hamlet in Toronto.In a curtain speech after his performance in the title role last night, he quoted Hamlet's speech to Ophelia in Act III, Scene I: "I say, we will have no more marriages."
    (Tonight it is announced that Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton are now planning a second wedding ceremony when they return to New York.This will be a Jewish ceremony.

    Miss Taylor, who is thirty-two, embraced Judaism before marrying her third husband, Mike Todd.Her fourth husband, the singer Eddie Fisher is also Jewish.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA36EX7ZXVK9VMYL9HJI4QGY5CW
    Media URN:
    VLVA36EX7ZXVK9VMYL9HJI4QGY5CW
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    17/03/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:13:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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