Elizabeth Taylor: The Auction w/t (1 x 90′) – A documentary that explores the Hollywood legend’s extraordinary life story through some of her most precious possessions which are to feature in landmark auctions in New York and London.
With exclusive access to Christie’s, this film brings the excitement of the auctions to life as millions of pounds are bid for the ‘Crown Jewels of Hollywood’. Each item of jewellery, art and haute couture, provides a springboard into a key period of her life.
Examining the people central to Taylor’s life, including Joan Collins and Mickey Rooney, the film also gains access to Bulgari, Cartier and Van Cleef & Arpels – Taylor’s favourite jewellery designers plus Dior and Valentino, who created many of her extraordinary outfits.
Filmed in London, Paris, Rome, New York and Los Angeles, the film visits locations synonymous with Taylor including The Dorchester in London and The Ritz in Paris. Interviewing people who have never-before spoken about their relationship with her, this documentary tells the definitive story of her life.
Channel: Channel 4
Producer: Silver River
Source: Channel 4 Press Office