Million Dollar American Princesses

2017
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S1 Ep3 - Movers And Shakers

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The 20th century saw a new wave of American women who wielded power not because of cash but because of character. Women such as Emerald Cunard, a brilliant social hostess; Nancy Astor, the first women to enter the British Parliament, and Wallis Simpson, whose affair with Edward VIII changed the course of British history.
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S1 Ep2 - Wedding Of The Century

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The year 1895 saw the multi-million dollar Anglo-American marriage trade reached its height. Telling the shocking story of how Consuelo Vanderbilt was forced to marry the Duke of Marlborough, this drama-documentary features exclusive access to some of Britain's stately homes and rare interviews with Consuelo's descendants.
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S1 Ep1 - Cash For Class

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They were some of America's richest women, but their 'new money' made them outcast in New York society. In Britain their money brought them many aristocratic admirers, who saw in them not just beauty, glamour and sophistication, but a way to pay off their indebted estates. Fronted by Downton Abbey's Elizabeth McGovern, this ambitious series brings to life the stories of these 'Dollar Princesses'.
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