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    SHOOTING STARTED TODAY (THURSDAY) AT STUDIOS IN BOREHAM WOOD, ON THE OUTSKIRTS OF LONDON, ON THE FILM "THE V.

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    SHOOTING STARTED TODAY (THURSDAY) AT STUDIOS IN BOREHAM WOOD, ON THE OUTSKIRTS OF LONDON, ON THE FILM "THE V.I.P.'s", STARRING ELIZABETH TAYLOR AND RICHARD BURTON.

    THE TWO STARRED TOGETHER IN THE HOLLYWOOD EPIC, "CLEOPATRA", WHICH WAS ONE OF THE COSTLIEST (GBP13 1/2 MILLION) AND THE MOST HIGHLY PUBLICISED FILMS EVER MADE.

    BRITISH PLAYWRIGHT TERRENCE RATTIGAN WROTE "THE V.I.P.'s" WHICH CONCERNS A GROUP OF IMPORTANT PEOPLE WHOSE ACTIVITIES ARE DELAYED FOR TWENTY-FOUR HOURS WHEN THEIR VARIOUS PLANES ARE GROUNDED BY FOG AT LONDON AIRPORT. RICHARD BURTON PORTRAYS A SHIPPING MAGNATE AND ELIZABETH TAYLOR HIS WIFE, AND THE FILM SHOWS HOW THE FOG AT THE AIRPORT HAS A SERIOUS EFFECT ON THEIR MARRIAGE.

    BY COINCIDENCE, MISS TAYLOR AND BURTON ARRIVED IN LONDON DURING THE SPELL OF THICK FOG TWO WEEKS AGO. THERE WAS AN ANGRY SCENE AT THE LONDON RAILWAY STATION HERE THEY ARRIVED WHEN ESCORTS TRIED TO STOP CAMERAMEN GETTING PICTURES.

    "THE V.I.P.'s" IS BEING PRODUCED BY METRO-GOLDWYN-MAYER BY ANATOLE DE GRUNWALD AND DIRECTED BY ANTHONY ASQUITH. BOREHAM WOOD, WHERE THE FILM IS BEING MADE, IS THE CENTRE OF THE BRITISH FEATURE FILM INDUSTRY.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAVPKQQ8HG9QXCUQTGGY2NF5ZP
    Media URN:
    VLVAVPKQQ8HG9QXCUQTGGY2NF5ZP
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    20/12/1962
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:12:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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