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Robin Leach Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous Audiovisual Collection (MS-01102)

Abstract

The Robin Leach Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous Audiovisual Collection (1984-1999) is comprised of 19 boxes of VHS tapes that contain recordings of various television shows produced and hosted by Robin Leach. Primarily, they consist of episode tapings of Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous (1984-1999), which showcased wealthy lifestyles and featured hundreds of notable guests, such as Princess Diana, Liberace, Donald Trump, Michael Jackson, and Audrey Hepburn. Additionally, there are tapes from Lifestyles' two spinoff shows, Runaway With the Rich and Famous (1991-1998) and Fame, Fortune, and Romance (1986-1987). Also included are tapes from the series Start of Something Big (1985-1986) and Gourmet Getaways (1997-1998), as well as a number of home videos, episode previews, and television specials.

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Date
1984 to 1999
Extent
12.31 Cubic Feet (19 boxes)
10.29 Linear Feet
Resource Type
Collection
Related People/Corporations
Creator: Leach, Robin
Access Note

Collection is open for research. Where use copies do not exist, production of use copies is required before access will be granted; this may delay research requests. Advanced notice is required.

Publication Rights

Materials in this collection may be protected by copyrights and other rights. See Reproductions and Use on the UNLV Special Collections and Archives website for more information about reproductions and permissions to publish.

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Scope and Contents Note

The Robin Leach Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous Audiovisual Collection (1984-1999) is comprised of 19 boxes of VHS tapes that contain recordings of various television shows produced and hosted by Robin Leach. Primarily, they consist of episode tapings of Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous (1984-1999), which showcased wealthy lifestyles and featured hundreds of notable guests, such as Princess Diana, Liberace, Donald Trump, Michael Jackson, and Audrey Hepburn. Additionally, there are tapes from Lifestyles' two spinoff shows, Runaway With the Rich and Famous (1991-1998) and Fame, Fortune, and Romance (1986-1987). Also included are tapes from the series Start of Something Big (1985-1986) and Gourmet Getaways (1997-1998), as well as a number of home videos, episode previews, and television specials.

Arrangement

Materials are arranged by show title.

Preferred Citation

Robin Leach Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous Audiovisual Collection, 1984-1999. MS-01102. Special Collections and Archives, University Libraries, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Las Vegas, Nevada. http://n2t.net/ark:/62930/f1tf4j

EAD ID
US::NvLN::MS01102
Acquisition Note

Materials were donated in 2004 by Robin Leach; accession number 2022-056.

Processing Note

In 2022, Celene Chavez and Hannah Tran reboxed the collection and created the inventory. Sarah Jones loaded it into ArchivesSpace and wrote the collection description.

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