The V.I.P.s Poster

Release Date: 1963

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 59 min

Plot Summary
Inclement weather has delayed a flight from London's Heathrow Airport to New York City. A cross-section of elite passengers waits to board the plane as they experience various life crises. Among them: Frances (Elizabeth Taylor), a woman fleeing a loveless marriage to her millionaire husband, Paul (Richard Burton) ; a duchess (Margaret Rutherford) who has fallen on hard times; and Gloria (Elsa Martinelli), an aspiring actress accompanied by her money-grubbing producer, Max (Orson Welles).

Cast: Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, Louis Jourdan, Elsa Martinelli, Margaret Rutherford, Maggie Smith, Rod Taylor, Orson Welles

Director: Anthony Asquith

Genres: Comedy drama

Production Co: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer

Keywords: Marriage, Wife, Husband, London, Transformation, Intense, 1960s, Engaging, Passionate, Hotel


Nominated British Cinematography: Colour
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1964)