• Short Summary

    TWO PRETTY YOUNG MODELS TOLD A HUSHED LONDON COURT TODAY (FRIDAY) OF THEIR LIVES WITH SOCIETY OSTEOPATH DR.

  • Description

    TWO PRETTY YOUNG MODELS TOLD A HUSHED LONDON COURT TODAY (FRIDAY) OF THEIR LIVES WITH SOCIETY OSTEOPATH DR.STEPHEN WARD AND OF HIS FRIENDSHIP WITH LORD ASTOR.

    CHRISTINE KEELER, 21, WHOSE AFFAIR WITH JOHN PROFUMO FORCED THE BRITISH WAS MINISTER TO RESIGN, AND HER FRIEND, 18-YEAR-OLD MARILYN RICE-DAVIES, WERE GIVING EVIDENCE AT A MAGISTRATES COURT HEARING OF CHARGES AGAINST WARD OF LIVING ON PROSTITUTION, KEEPING A BROTHEL AND BEING AN ACCESSORY TO PROCURING AN ABORTION.

    WARD, 50-YEAR-OLD DIVORCED SON OF A CLERGYMAN, WAS HANDCUFFED AND WEARING DARK GLASSES WHEN HE ARRIVED AT THE COURT FOR THE HEARING.HE WAS ARRESTED ON JUNE 8, ON A HOLDING CHARGE OF LIVING ON IMMORAL EARNINGS.EIGHT OTHER CHARGES WERE DETAILED IN TODAY'S HEARING.

    PROSECUTING COUNSEL TOLD THE COURT HE DID NOT WISH TO "HUSH UP THINGS" IN WHAT HE SAID WAS "A SOMEWHAT SORDID STORY".BUT HE SAID HE DID NOT WANT NAMES INCLUDED ON THE COURT RECORD, AND EVIDENCE WAS WRITTEN DOWN ACCORDINGLY.

    MISS KEELER INSISTED DURING EVIDENCE LASTING 2 1/2 HOURS THAT HER RELATIONS WITH WARD WERE "LIKE BROTHER AND SISTER" AND THEY DID NOT HAVE INTERCOURSE.SHE SAID HE HAD INTERCOURSE WITH MR.PROFUMO AND WITH "A RUSSIAN CALLED IVANOV".SHE ALSO STATED SHE HAD INTRODUCED GIRLS TO WARD, "BECAUSE HE LIKED GIRLS".HE HAD "COMPLETE CONTROL" OF HER.

    MISS RICE-DAVIES SAID KEELER INTRODUCED HER TO WARD WHO INVITED HER OUT.THEY HAD INTERCOURSE, AND SHE ALSO HAD INTERCOURSE WITH A MAN WARD TOOK TO THE FLAT SHE AND MISS KEELER WERE SHARING.REFERRING TO THE TOME WHEN SHE LIVED IN A FLAT WITH WARD, MISS RICE-DAVIES TOLD THE COURT SHE HAD INTERCOURSE WITH LORD ASTOR.THE CLERK OF THE COURT THEN DICTATED THE ESSENCE OF THE EVIDENCE OF MISS RICE-DAVIES, WITHOUT REFERENCE TO LORD ASTOR.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA6775DXEPACCI09ZTRQO5Y22Y2
    Media URN:
    VLVA6775DXEPACCI09ZTRQO5Y22Y2
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    28/06/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:11:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

Comments (0)

We always welcome comments and more information about our films.
All posts are reactively checked. Libellous and abusive comments are forbidden.

Add your comment