Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton arrive in UK on private jet

Made:
14 October 1967
maker:
The Sun

Silver gelatin print by The Sun, dated 14 October 1967. Image shows actors Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor disembarking their private jet at the RAF station in Abingdon, Oxfordshire, having flown in from Sardinia fir the Oxford premiere of their film, "Dr. Faustus". The newspaper cutting on verso mentions that the jet was a gift from Burton to his wife. They were met at the airfield by "20 photographers, 11 chauffeurs, four Rolls-Roycesa, and a quartet of Columbia Pictures employees".

Details

Category:
Photographs
Object Number:
1983-5236/31615
Materials:
gelatin, paper (fibre product) and silver (metal)
type:
photograph
taxonomy:
  • object genre
  • image
  • visual works
  • photographs
  • contact prints
  • processes and techniques
credit:
Daily Herald Archive, National Science and Media Museum, Bradford

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