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  • 1. Burton's early letters reveal the playful affection he felt for her - in one he calls her ' while in another he addresses the letter etc.' and calls her 'My little Twitch' before signing it off 'Husbs'.
  • 2. My Cousin Rachel (1952), The Robe (1953), Becket (1964), The Spy Who Came In From the Cold (1965), Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1966), Anne of the Thousand Days (1969), Equus (1977) RICHARDBURTON's Academy Award Nominations : Burton'sgravestonein Geneva,Switzerland. RichardWagner, "Wagner"(1983) WinstonChurchill, “The Gathering Storm" (1974) & “Winston Churchill: The Valiant Years" (1960) LeonTrotsky, "The Assassination of Trotsky" (1972) MarcAnthony, “Cleopatra" (1963) King HenryVIII, “Anne of a Thousand Days" (1969) Thomasa Becket, “Becket" (1964) AlexandertheGreat, “Alexander the Great" (1956) Historicfigures RICHARDBURTON playedon film:
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