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How Elizabeth Taylor outshone the Thousand Days Queen

Elizabeth Taylor was well known for her prima-donna-like behaviour and this reputation was more than upheld on set for the 1969 feature film of Hal B. 644 more words

My Favourite Red Lipstick Quotes

When life gives you lemons apply more lipstick – Anonymous

Poor yourself a drink, put on some lipstick and pull yourself together – Elizabeth Taylor (Who sounds a lot like my mum…❤︎) 69 more words

The Best of Cleopatra

by Rick Bretz

As Egyptian Queens go, my favorite is Nefertiti, a name meaning “A beautiful woman has come.”


In spite of preferences, there was another queen that gets most of the headlines and movie titles.  947 more words

People Paths

Barbara Pym and Elizabeth Taylor

Barbara Pym and her contemporary Elizabeth Taylor knew how it felt to be ignored. Each completed a long literary ‘apprenticeship’, labouring for years without worldly success before a publisher finally said yes to one of their novels. 823 more words

Literary Friendship

AFI, Kennedy Center Honors Founder George Stevens Jr. on His Youth Spent on His Father's Film Sets

Fifty years ago, multiple Emmy Award winner George Stevens Jr. helped found the American Film Institute. The organization’s many activities include the annual AFI Fest and essential preservation efforts as well as televised salutes to top film creatives, which have earned Stevens Jr. 579 more words


Elizabeth Taylor

Within budding nymph,
feline arching to court grace–
fate of Beauty’s press.
John Biscello