Elizabeth Taylor in London was a CBS-TV television special broadcast on 6 October 1963 that was directed by Sidney Smith and co-produced by Philip D'Antoni and Norman Baer. The 58 minute show featured Elizabeth Taylor being filmed in various parts of London, England such as Westminster Bridge, Battersea Park, the House of Parliament of the United Kingdom and a London Blitz bomb damaged church in the East End of London reminiscing about her birthplace and reciting several famous English poems and speeches including: ⁕Composed upon Westminster Bridge, September 3, 1802 by William Wordsworth ⁕How Do I Love Thee? from Sonnets from the Portuguese by Elizabeth Barret Browning ⁕William Pitt, 1st Earl of Chatham's 18 November 1777 speech on the American Revolution. ⁕Queen Elizabeth I's Speech to the Troops at Tilbury ⁕An excerpt from Queen Victoria's diary concerning the death of Prince Alfred ⁕The "London can take anything" speech of Winston Churchill The music was composed by John Barry who was nominated for a 1964 Grammy award for Outstanding Original Music. The original album has been rereleased on CD with many of the tracks available in the public domain on various John Barry collections. Greensleeves occurs throughout the score.
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