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18 April 65 : Clashing with Canada and discussing 1960s celebs, Niagara Falls, USA

Sunday 18th April

Dear family,

As you can see from this paper we are back at Niagara Falls once more, and very glad to be back in America. 444 more words


1962 Stephen Boyd Interview regarding the runaway production of "Cleopatra''

I sometimes wonder how Stephen’s career – and the 1960’s – would have turned out had he waited just a few months longer to start filming “Cleopatra.” He would have been a part of one of the biggest cultural movies of the 1960’s. 709 more words

Stephen Boyd

Photoplay May-Aug. 1950

Cover girls and boy (l.-r., in order of appearance): Jeanne Crain; Elizabeth Taylor; Dick Powell and June Allyson; Esther Williams.


You always deal in appearances?

– You’re all flops. I am the Earth Mother, and you are all flops. I disgust me. You know, there’s only been one man in my whole life who’s ever made me happy. 204 more words


Book Review-GIANT: Elizabeth Taylor, Rock Hudson, James Dean, Edna Ferber, and the Making of a Legendary American Film​ By Don Graham via @stacyamiller85

Edna Ferber wrote the novel Giant in 1952. Fred Guiol and Ivan Moffat wrote a screenplay adaptation of Ferber’s novel and in 1956 the American western film  690 more words


Courage of Lassie (1946)

Brando’s Pick of the Month

I wasn’t sure if Brando picked this one for the appearance of the famed Collie or the participation of a young Elizabeth Taylor though I did see this little guy paying closer to attention to the television screen when Lassie was either barking or whimpering as opposed to Liz crying for her beloved pet when he goes off to fight on the front lines of WW2. 726 more words


Photoplay Jan.-Apr. 1950

  • Cover girls and boy (l.-r., in order of appearance): some movie actress named Elizabeth Taylor; Esther Williams; Jane Wyman and Jimmy Stewart; Janet Leigh.
  • With the dawn of 1950 Photoplay turned to photographs for the covers.
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