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Sybil Christopher, remembered by daughter Kate Burton
Sybil Christopher, remembered by daughter Kate Burton

Sybil Christopher, who died last week in New York at 83, was a noted theater producer and the founder of Arthur, a Manhattan hot spot that attracted a ritzy celebrity clientele during the 1960s. Even if she hadn't become famous as the first wife, and later, ex-wife, of actor Richard Burton, Christopher would still have occupied an important seat in New York high society and culture. "She was very hands on -- as hands on a mother as she was a producer." said Kate Burton, her eldest daughter. The actress, speaking by phone from her home in Los Angeles, said she was with her mother in New York when she died on last Thursday following an illness.  "As a producer...

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