New Faces: Minx's Progress

The little girls of Roedean, Britain's most exclusive boarding school, were all lined up in their navy blue uniforms awaiting inspection by the Queen Mother. Moving down the line, the Queen Mother stopped before a leggy 13-year-old. As instructed, Sarah Miles curtsied. "Do you like it here at Roedean?'' inquired the Queen Mother graciously. Blurted Sarah: "I hate it," then curtsied again.

Last week rebellious Sarah Miles, now 18, had landed one of the most enviable roles any girl could ever want. She had been picked as Sir Laurence Olivier's leading lady for his new film. Term of Trial, joining...

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