Lillie refuses to have an affair with King Leopold of Belgium but acquires more conquests. Oscar Wilde writes a poem to her.

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Brian Deacon ...
Derek Smith ...
Denis Lill ...
Catherine Feller ...
Dominique
Don Fellows ...
Phillip York ...
Moreton Frewen
David Dixon ...
Alex Scott ...
Sir Allen Young
Bruce Boa ...
Joaquin Miller
Joanna Wake ...
Mrs. Wheeler
Edgar Wreford ...
Lord Suffield
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The King of the Belgians pursues Lillie with great fervor and although she refuses his advances, all of London society is aware of his attempts. Fortunately for Lillie, he's seen as an old fool and everyone sympathizes with her plight. She continues to make conquests and is still much in demand by society hostesses. For her friend Oscar Wilde, she is his muse and he has produced a new book of poetry in her honor. She is taken aback however when he suggests to her that her most recent round of social invitations have all been by close friends to the Prince of Wales and that she is in effect being vetted. Soon after, she and her husband are invited to dinner where she is formally introduced to the Prince. Written by garykmcd

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15 October 1978 (UK)  »

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At a reception, someone mentions that Madame Patti is going to sing for them. This is a reference to Adelina Patti, a renowned operatic soprano. See more »

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