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True Romance

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On St Valentine's Day, the story of a competition to find the most romantic couple of the year.
To find out if a real-life love story can be as romantic as anything a writer could dream up, the magazine True Romances asked its readers to write in with their own stories. The three finalists are brought to London and interviewed.
Will the winners be Wendy and Steve - who met on holiday near Blackpool? Or
Karen and Nigel, both still in their teens? Or Jeannette and John, telephonist and telephone engineer?
For the winning couple there's a glamorous round of make-up sessions, photo-calls and press receptions. But the course of true romance never did run smooth ... Director ANN LALIC

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