The love story between American divorcee Wallis Simpson and Edward VIII, that ended in his abdication for the woman he loved.
Did You Know?
The poem Wallis quotes at the beginning "My friend, with you to live alone..." is from Alfred, Lord Tennyson's Ode To Memory (1842) and was indeed printed and framed by Edward. See more
In one funeral flashback set in 1972, the coffin is carried in with the Duke of Windsor's flag, but the trumpeters have the "GR" cipher of George V, last used in 1936. See more
I wonder what my old débutante friends in Baltimore would say if they knew I, Bessie Wallis Warfield was ten feet away from the future King of England?
In a Shanty in Old Shanty Town
Music by Ira Schuster
and Jack Little
Lyrics by Joe Young
Sung by party guests See more