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Today we have a different kind of post, instead of Pretty in Pink we are showcasing someone who was Pretty in Pictures. Actually, she was extraordinary.
From Elizabeth Taylor’s first film, There’s One Born Every Minute. She was 10 years old.
Below left, a publicity still from National Velvet and on the right, Giant.
With Spencer Tracy in Father of the Bride
Playing with James Dean’s cat Marcus on the set of Giant in 1956
Also on the set of Giant
More from Giant via “My Little Black Book of Style“
Her first Oscar nomination came for the film Raintree County in 1957
From Vanity Fair: “If you ever hear anybody refer to Elizabeth Taylor as Liz Taylor, you can be pretty sure the person doesn’t know her.” —Dominick Dunne
On the set of Suddenly Last Summer.
With Paul Newman in Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, 1958
A stunning portrait, year unknown.
With Richard Burton in Cleopatra, Queen of the Nile, 1963
With Mr. Burton again, this time in The Sandpiper
She won her second Oscar for her role in the 1965 classic Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf
With Marlon Brando for 1967’s Reflections in a Golden Eye
At Cannes in 1987
On the set of Larry King Live in 2001
At her 75th birthday celebration in 2007
She was amazing.