Director William Kerley knew there was already enough camp and melodrama built into the unraveling of 20th century tabloid fixture Margaret, Duchess of Argyll without boldfacing its drama in hot-pink neon. More critical to making this piece the lurid ...
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"I'm absolutely amazed," the Duchess of Argyll, 68, said in a statement. "I thought that after six years I'd lost them forever. [The jewels] were absolutely irreplaceable, so I'm incredibly delighted. The tiara was a Victorian family one and the necklace ...
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The librettist Philip Hensher based the story on his faint recollections of the real life of the Duchess of Argyll, but his only intention was to generate an effective opera and he had no interest in presenting an accurate historical portrait. His central ...
Londonist · 4y
The Duchess of Argyll lost four items of jewellery in a bag in Glasgow Airport in 2006 as she returned from London to Inveraray Castle, Clan Campbell's ancestral home. She reported the incident to police and the Art Loss Register (ALR), which listed it on ...
The Duchess of Argyll, 80, subject of a scandalous, world-famous Scottish divorce 30 years ago. The society beauty considered the inspiration for Cole Porter's popular song "You're the Top" was born Ethel Margaret Wigham, daughter of a multimillionaire.
SHE was known as the Dirty Duchess after her split from the 11th Duke of Argyll led to a bitter and scandalous divorce. There were naked photos of her with other men and claims that she had 88 lovers – including royalty and government ministers.
Other royals to be buried in the Royal Burial Ground include, Princess Louise, Duchess of Argyll, Prince Arthur, Duke of Connaught, Prince William of Gloucester, Lady May Abel Smith and Sir Angus Ogilvy. So there we have it: Over three posts, we have ...
The Duchess of Argyll has voiced her "disbelief" after learning about the sell off. She had misplaced four items, including a Victorian diamond tiara, in a bag when she returned from London to Inveraray Castle, Daily Mail reported. But when they were found ...
DOUGLAS FAIRBANKS Jnr, the Hollywood film star, was named last night as the mystery 'headless man' who appeared naked with Margaret, Duchess of Argyll in photographs used in one of Britain's most sensational divorce cases. The revelation follows the death ...