For Love Or Money?

The missing mistress appears at the Von Bulow retrial

Even when she was playing the wide-eyed governess on the soap opera Dark Shadows, Alexandra Isles never made such a dramatic entrance. After Judge Corinne Grande told the prosecutors in the retrial of Claus von Bulow that they had four days to produce the former actress whose testimony helped convict Von Bulow in 1982, Isles realized that her greatest star turn was upon her. Ending months of European seclusion, she returned to Rhode Island to testify against her former lover. Demurely yet firmly, she described a 1980 phone call in which Von Bulow confided that he stood by and watched as...

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