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The V.I.P.'s (1-Sep-1963)

Director: Anthony Asquith

Writer: Terence Rattigan

Music by: Miklos Rozsa

Producer: Anatole de Grunwald

Keywords: Romantic Drama

Members of the 1960s jet set stuck in the V.I.P. lounge at Heathrow Airport due to heavy fog have minor crises in a Grand Hotel structured soap opera. Multiple threads, foremost among them a love triangle between millionaire executive Paul Andros, his wife Frances, and the opportunistic Marc Champsella with whom Frances is having an affair. Margaret Rutherford won an Oscar for Best Supporting Actress.

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NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Richard Burton
Actor
10-Nov-1925 5-Aug-1984 Nineteen Eighty Four
Linda Christian
Actor
13-Nov-1923 22-Jul-2011 Ex-Wife of Tyrone Power
Robert Coote
Actor
4-Feb-1909 26-Nov-1982 My Fair Lady
David Frost
Journalist
7-Apr-1939 31-Aug-2013 BBC's Breakfast with Frost
Michael Hordern
Actor
3-Oct-1911 2-May-1995 The Slipper and the Rose
Louis Jourdan
Actor
19-Jun-1919   Kamal in Octopussy
Elsa Martinelli
Actor
13-Jan-1935   Hatari!
Dennis Price
Actor
23-Jun-1915 6-Oct-1973 The World of Wooster
Margaret Rutherford
Actor
11-May-1892 22-May-1972 The V.I.P.s
Peter Sallis
Actor
1-Feb-1921   Last of the Summer Wine
Maggie Smith
Actor
28-Dec-1934   Prof. McGonagall in Harry Potter
Elizabeth Taylor
Actor
27-Feb-1932 23-Mar-2011 Cleopatra
Rod Taylor
Actor
11-Jan-1930   The Time Machine
Richard Wattis
Actor
25-Feb-1912 1-Feb-1975 English comic actor
Orson Welles
Actor
6-May-1915 10-Oct-1985 Citizen Kane

CAST

Elizabeth Taylor   ...   Frances Andros
Richard Burton   ...   Paul Andros
Louis Jourdan   ...   Marc Champselle
Elsa Martinelli   ...   Gloria Gritti
Margaret Rutherford   ...   The Duchess of Brighton
Maggie Smith   ...   Miss Mead
Rod Taylor   ...   Les Mangrum
Orson Welles   ...   Max Buda
also starring
Linda Christian   ...   Miriam Marshall
Dennis Price   ...   Cmdr. Millbank
Richard Wattis   ...   Sanders
Ronald Fraser   ...   Joslin
and
David Frost   ...   Reporter
Robert Coote   ...   John Coburn
Joan Benham   ...   Miss Potter
Michael Hordern   ...   Airport Director
Lance Percival   ...   BOAC Official
Martin Miller   ...   Schwutzbacher
Peter Sallis   ...   Doctor
Stringer Davis   ...   Hotel Waiter
Clifton Jones   ...   Jamaican Passenger
Moyra Fraser   ...   Air Hostess

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