The film, Hyde Park on Hudson, explores the 1939 visit of George VI and his wife Elizabeth, to Franklin D. Roosevelt’s country house in upstate New York.
In days gone by, the amount of jewellery at a dinner party like this would define the importance of the occasion. This is a tradition we’d very much like to see revived. After all, how will anyone know that the dinner is monumental, if you aren’t sporting Emerald & Diamond Earrings?
If you want to see how the Americans did it in that late 1930s,Hyde Park on Hudson is playing in cinemas nationwide.