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Hester Lilly by Elizabeth Taylor

Originally issued in 1954, Hester Lilly was Elizabeth Taylor’s first volume of stories. (It’s also my first experience of her short fiction.) There are some brilliant stories here, up there with some of the best scenes from her longer works. 1,668 more words

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A (Perhaps) Unlikely Comparison: Suddenly Last Summer (1959) Meets American Horror Story Asylum (Episodes 1 & 2)

When I sat down to write my very first post for Just Dread-full (an event that took place over two years ago), I wrote about the first episode of… 2,705 more words


Stephen Boyd talks about Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton and "Cleopatra"

Stephen Boyd used to joke that he should have been invited to Elizabeth Taylor’s wedding with Richard Burton. If it wasn’t for Stephen, the biggest celebrity couple of the 1960’s might never have met! 1,110 more words

Stephen Boyd

Elizabeth Taylor

Elizabeth Taylor (1932 – 2011): born in England of American parents, moved to the USA at age 7, in Hollywood from 1946 with Courage of Lassie.


The Wedding Group

Oops! I had a brainstorm when I mentioned the 1968 Club and forgot to say that I’d also read The Wedding Group, by Elizabeth Taylor… 1,376 more words