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Richard Burton

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Memorable Quotations:

  • "It's inelegant for conquerors to be late." --as Thomas Becket in BECKET (1964).

Multimedia Clips:

  • Click here"Main Title" (clip) from THE ROBE (1953) by Alfred Newman (a .MP3 file).
  • Click here"March" (clip) from THE LONGEST DAY (1962) by Maurice Jarre (a .MP3 file).
  • Click here"The Longest Day March" (clip) from THE LONGEST DAY (1962) sung by the Mitch Miller Chorus (a .MP3 file).
  • Click here"Main Title" (clip) from CLEOPATRA (1963) by Alex North (a .MP3 file).
  • Click here"Main Title" (clip) from WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF (1966) by Alex North (a .MP3 file).
  • Click here "An idea" from BECKET (1964) with Peter O'Toole (a .AVI file courtesy MPI Home Video).

(For help opening any of the above files, visit the plug-ins page.)

Further Reading:

  • Richard Burton: a bio-bibliography by Tyrone Steverson (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, c1992).
  • Rich: the life of Richard Burton by Melvyn Bragg (London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1988).
  • Richard Burton, my brother by Graham Jenkins with Barry Turner (New York: Harper & Row, c1988).
  • Burton: the man behind the myth by Penny Junor (London: Sidgwick & Jackson, 1985).
  • Richard Burton by Paul Ferris (London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1981).
  • Richard & Elizabeth by Lester David & Jhan Robbins (New York: Funk & Wagnalls, c1977).
  • Richard Burton: a biography by John Cottrell and Fergus Cashin (London: Barker, 1971).
  • Lovers: great romances of our time through the eyes of legendary writers by John Miller and Aaron Kenedi (Boston: Little, Brown & Co., 1999).

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