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Rumoured film about Burton and Taylor romance

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Laura Chamberlain Laura Chamberlain | 09:45 UK time, Thursday, 22 July 2010

The romance between two of Hollywood's brightest ever stars Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor still captivates the hearts of romantics to this day.

As Kevin Leonard reports on the BBC Wales News website today, rumours are afoot that a film could be made on their turbulent relationship based on a book by Sam Kashner and Nancy Schoenberger - Furious Love: Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, and the Marriage of the Century.

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The book has been published following Taylor's release of her love letters from the Welsh actor from Pontrhydyfen.

Read the full story on BBC Wales News online and browse our Richard Burton content on the BBC Wales Arts website.

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