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Eva Sereny's best photograph: Liz Taylor and Richard Burton swap angry looks - Dotemirates
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Eva Sereny's best photograph: Liz Taylor and Richard Burton swap angry looks

In 1972, I found myself on the set of The Assassination of Trotsky, which starred as the Russian revolutionary. I was there to do ad hoc background shots, capturing rehearsals and that kind of thing. , the director, would tell me all about Trotsky but I was more interested in , who played his assassin. He was very big at the time. The film was being shot on location in a villa in Rome. wasn’t in the cast but one day, just as shooting paused, she suddenly appeared. There was no time to think. By chance, I managed to catch...


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