People, Jun. 7, 1976

Actress Elizabeth Taylor, who charmed Iranian Ambassador Ardeshir Zahedi during a visit to Washington, D.C. (TIME, May 17), proved a little less enchanting to the ambassador's countrymen. Invited on Iran Air's inaugural nonstop flight from New York to Tehran, Taylor came playing the role of temperamental tourist. On arrival she sent Tehran police in search of a missing hand-carried package. Rumored to be a jewelry box, it turned out to be some Glenfiddich pure malt scotch. Then came a minor row at her hotel when she found her accommodations were not the royal...

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