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Thursday, March 12, 2015

Diana's Dresses

What kind of person would shell out a hundred grand or more for a second-hand dress? This 1999 BBC production takes a look at the designers, art collectors, Southern belles, drag queens, and shrewd millionaires who were involved in the hagiography of a troubled princess - which now, with the passage of time enabling a cooler look back at the frenzy surrounding Diana's death, provokes some profound reflections on fame, money, vanity, hero worship, and human nature.

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