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Ellery
Mar 23rd, 2011, 02:14 PM
Holy cow, just saw it on breaking news on the yahoo page. :sad:

young_gunner913
Mar 23rd, 2011, 02:16 PM
NOOOOOOOOOOOO :bigcry:

Ziggy Starduck
Mar 23rd, 2011, 02:18 PM
http://cache2.allpostersimages.com/p/LRG/27/2785/CJRTD00Z/posters/elizabeth-taylor.jpg

Such an incredible actress of the golden age :bowdown:

RIP Liz :sad:

Safe-From-Harm
Mar 23rd, 2011, 02:23 PM
Rip

ElusiveChanteuse
Mar 23rd, 2011, 02:24 PM
:eek: RIP.:sad:

Paneru
Mar 23rd, 2011, 02:26 PM
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Rest in Peace Dame Elizabeth.

King Halep
Mar 23rd, 2011, 02:26 PM
A bit of a surprise. I remember one story about her, she was so used to taking painkillers that she woke up during an operation. Its like Brando or Michael Jackson dying, one of the great stars. Didnt see much of her films but Cat on a Hot Tin Roof was very good. Her arguments with Paul Newman :drool:

McPie
Mar 23rd, 2011, 02:31 PM
goodbye, Liz.

mckyle.
Mar 23rd, 2011, 02:34 PM
She was 79? She seemed way older. Rest In Peace. :sad:

samsam4087
Mar 23rd, 2011, 02:36 PM
RIP Liz

Super Dave
Mar 23rd, 2011, 02:38 PM
Wow, big news. RIP.

She cheated death many times :sad:

ce
Mar 23rd, 2011, 02:40 PM
:sad:
RIP

Sally Struthers
Mar 23rd, 2011, 02:40 PM
RIP :sad:

Helen, you should take her off your dart board now.

ampers&
Mar 23rd, 2011, 02:53 PM
I hate that I now mostly associate her with Michael Jackson at his most insane and that (amazing?) photo with her, MJ, Liza Minelli, and Liza's beard. :sobbing:

Anyways, RIP Liz.

WowWow
Mar 23rd, 2011, 03:10 PM
I love her sooo much!
I just read the news.
So sad.

*JR*
Mar 23rd, 2011, 03:31 PM
RIP :sad:

Helen, you should take her off your dart board now.

Helen's sig is actually the opposite:

Helen Lawson
Senior Member

Join Date: Jul 2002
Location: Liz's dartboard

Anyhow, RIP oft-married legend. (The story was that Richard Burton became a drunk trying to keep up with Liz, but that she could "drink him under the table")

olivero
Mar 23rd, 2011, 03:47 PM
cat on a hot tin roof :sad: R.I.P.

ico4498
Mar 23rd, 2011, 03:49 PM
R.I.P.

may you have many husbands in the afterlife!

Frode
Mar 23rd, 2011, 04:31 PM
R.I.P.:sad:

Milito22
Mar 23rd, 2011, 04:39 PM
Adios :sad:

plantman
Mar 23rd, 2011, 04:53 PM
RIP Elizabeth :sad:

Mistress of Evil
Mar 23rd, 2011, 05:14 PM
RIP :awww:

fantic
Mar 23rd, 2011, 05:23 PM
Rip.

Fantasy Hero
Mar 23rd, 2011, 05:30 PM
so sad :awww:
she was a great actress :tears:

debby
Mar 23rd, 2011, 05:32 PM
awwwwwwwww RIP

I will remember her as one of the greatest actress of ALL times...

gosh she was sooo beautiful when Photoshop didn't exist at that time... truly amazing eyes btw

shirley
Mar 23rd, 2011, 05:33 PM
RIP Elizabeth :sad:

Londoner
Mar 23rd, 2011, 05:44 PM
Can't believe it. Elizabeth had been ill for a long time and looked very poor in the last photos, but it's still a shock.

They don't make star like Elizabeth anymore. I loved her in Cat On A Hot Tin Roof, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf, VIPs, The Mirror Cracked, and of course Lassie. I'm so pleased TCM still run Elizabeth's films and hope they do a tribute season.

Londoner
Mar 23rd, 2011, 05:45 PM
http://cache2.allpostersimages.com/p/LRG/27/2785/CJRTD00Z/posters/elizabeth-taylor.jpg

Such an incredible actress of the golden age :bowdown:

RIP Liz :sad:

Asolutely stunning. A true star.

Just Do It
Mar 23rd, 2011, 05:46 PM
RIP
Who is now left from Golden H era ?

Londoner
Mar 23rd, 2011, 05:48 PM
She was 79? She seemed way older. Rest In Peace. :sad:

Unfortunately drugs and drink didn't help. An oft told tale in showbusiness. But Elizabeth loved life - lusted after life and had a great life. RIP indeed.

Scotso
Mar 23rd, 2011, 05:58 PM
I love so many of her movies.

*JR*
Mar 23rd, 2011, 06:00 PM
RIP
Who is now left from Golden H era ?

H as in Hollywood? Among others, Mickey Rooney (Liz's co-star in her first commercial film, National Velvet (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0037120)) and of course still-not-speaking-to-eachother sisters Joan Fontaine & Olivia de Havilland.

Infiniti2001
Mar 23rd, 2011, 06:08 PM
http://i51.tinypic.com/2h88ef9.jpg

RIP Dame Liz :sad:

Bayo
Mar 23rd, 2011, 06:14 PM
I hate that I now mostly associate her with Michael Jackson at his most insane and that (amazing?) photo with her, MJ, Liza Minelli, and Liza's beard. :sobbing:


I think she'd like that.

RIP.

Annie.
Mar 23rd, 2011, 06:34 PM
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Sally Struthers
Mar 23rd, 2011, 07:14 PM
H as in Hollywood? Among others, Mickey Rooney (Liz's co-star in her first commercial film, National Velvet (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0037120)) and of course still-not-speaking-to-eachother sisters Joan Fontaine & Olivia de Havilland.

Not giving the other the satisfaction of outliving her sister is keeping them both alive :tape:

King Halep
Mar 23rd, 2011, 08:02 PM
so sad :awww:
she was a great actress :tears:

Tbh she wont be remembered so much for her acting but for her mega celebrity. I think most people havent seen her movies but they know she is a huge star and she married 8 times. Joan Collins just said she was the last of the great Hollywood icons and I think she is right. There are still actors around from the 1960s but they will never rival her kind of celebrity.

Annie.
Mar 23rd, 2011, 08:37 PM
H as in Hollywood? Among others, Mickey Rooney (Liz's co-star in her first commercial film, National Velvet (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0037120)) and of course still-not-speaking-to-eachother sisters Joan Fontaine & Olivia de Havilland.

You forgot Lauren Bacall.

Brooklyn90
Mar 23rd, 2011, 08:41 PM
I am so shocked and saddened right now, I feel like crying. :sad: Elizabeth is a big inspiration in my life!

Liz and Monty :hearts:
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laschutz
Mar 23rd, 2011, 08:52 PM
besides bacall, there is still sophia loren, doris day and brigitte bardot although i think the later (bardot) is most likely unknown here in the states unless your a film buff and/ or of a certain age. in europe bardot i think is still iconic as is sophia of course.

Slammer7
Mar 23rd, 2011, 09:03 PM
She was a legend and she will be missed. :sad: At least she is out of pain now, she suffered with so many illnesses the last couple of decades.

There are so few icons left from the golden age of Hollywood, with more to leave us year by year. It's just a fact of life, but it's still a sad fact. :sad:

Vincey!
Mar 23rd, 2011, 09:32 PM
Awww RIP
she was gorgeous

CrossCourt~Rally
Mar 23rd, 2011, 09:43 PM
RIP to a true legend in every sense of the word :kiss:

Olórin
Mar 23rd, 2011, 09:49 PM
besides bacall, there is still sophia loren, doris day and brigitte bardot although i think the later (bardot) is most likely unknown here in the states unless your a film buff and/ or of a certain age. in europe bardot i think is still iconic as is sophia of course.

Sophia Loren was only in a movie a year or so ago :lol:

Farewell Elizabeth :sad: Truly a film superstar of the greatest age there ever was in cinema.

Pasta-Na
Mar 23rd, 2011, 09:49 PM
:hug:

CrossCourt~Rally
Mar 23rd, 2011, 09:55 PM
Below are various tweets from celeb friends and admirers...


Debbie Reynolds: "It was a long productive career and she was the most glamorous and sexual star of our generation. No one else could equal Elizabeth's beauty and sexuality. Women liked her and men adored her and her love for her children is enduring. She was a symbol of stardom. Her legacy will last."

Elton John: "We have just lost a Hollywood giant; more importantly, we have lost an incredible human being."

Barbra Streisand: "It's the end of an era. It wasn't just her beauty or her stardom. It was her humanitarianism. She put a face on HIV/AIDS. She was funny. She was generous. She made her life count."

Joan Collins: "I am so terribly sad about the death of Elizabeth Taylor. Although everyone here in Hollywood knew that her end was near we are all shocked. She was the last of the true Hollywood icons, a great beauty, a great actress and continually fascinating to the world throughout her tumultuous life and career. There will never be another star who will come close to her luminosity and generosity, particularly in her fight against AIDS. She will be missed."

Barry Manilow: "Elizabeth was the last great movie star. And a great human being. What I'll always remember about Elizabeth was her laugh. She would walk into a room looking like a princess and suddenly there would be this cackle that filled the room that would crack us all up. I'm so glad to have known her. It's a very sad day for me."

Tito Jackson: "Elizabeth Taylor was in impactful person in this industry and on society as a whole. I specifically admire her charitable efforts including bringing early awareness to HIV/AIDS. Most memorable is her steadfast loyalty and unwavering friendship to my late brother Michael Jackson. Liz provided a sense of relief and comfort to my brother at various difficult times in his life, and I appreciate that, may she rest in peace."

Larry King: " Elizabeth Taylor was a great friend, a great star and one gutsy woman. She was so special. You won't see the likes of her again…"

Steve Martin: " I met Elizabeth Taylor several times. She was witty and self-deprecating, which I found surprising and delightful. She loved to laugh."

Zooey Deschanel: " RIP elizabeth taylor, a great actress and a great beauty, who's formidable contributions to both film and charity will always be remembered."

Joan Rivers: " Sad to hear of Elizabeth Taylor's death. She was the 1st major celebrity to join me in the fight against AIDS when it wasn't a popular cause."

Denise Richards: " @DameElizabeth Rest in peace Elizabeth Taylor. Thoughts and prayers to your family and loved ones. You will be missed."

Marlee Matlin: " So VERY shocked and saddened to hear of the passing of Dame Elizabeth Taylor. A true Hollywood legend and humanitarian and friend. RIP."

Kylie Minogue: " RIP Dame Elizabeth Taylor…Like a pure white diamond you'll shine on and on and on."

Kim Kardashian: " I am so saddened about the passing of Elizabeth Taylor! She will always be my idol!"

Khloé Kardashian Odom: " RIP to the glamour goddess Elizabeth Taylor. Thank you for sharing your life with us. Thank you for the memories."

Kourtney Kardashian: " A legendary woman has left us today. The world will not be the same without her beauty, glamour, generosity and gift of giving."

Martin Landau: "It's a terrible loss. A unique talent and a singularly spectacular individual."

Kristi Yamaguchi: " RIP Elizabeth Taylor."

Gilles Marini: " R.I.P. to beautiful, timeless Liz Taylor. I Had to chance to meet her in a restaurant in L.A. What a charisma. God bless."

Adam Shankman: " Elizabeth taylor ! Rest in peace sweet angel. No star has ever illuminated the world quite like you. You were the first to champion those suffering with AIDS publicly. Today, the world loses, but heaven just became very very glamorous. We will miss you terribly."

Kate Walsh: " Elizabeth Taylor , rest in peace. What an extraordinary woman. JUST talking about 'furious love' yesterday. Xxxxxx."

Stephen Fry: " RIP Dame Elizabeth Taylor, surely the last of a breed…"

Kirstie Alley: " Elizabeth …thank u for the lessons u taught me about life…suffering and Joy…you are the BRIGHTEST STAR in the universe. Eternal love."

Dita Von Teese: " My biggest 'I can't believe this is happening' moment. Rest in peace, Divine Liz."

Melissa Gilbert: " Dame Elizabeth Taylor. Idol, activist, Mother, beauty with an enormous heart. You will be missed everyday."

Melissa Joan Hart: " We have lost an amazing talent and beautiful soul! RIP Elizabeth Taylor."

Serena Williams: " Elizabeth Taylor . Grace style, elegance, legend. You had Beauty the world has ever seen. No words can describe the loss of you."

Lisa Rinna: " Rest in peace beautiful Elizabeth!"

LeAnn Rimes: " RIP Elizabeth Taylor. It's so amazing how someone has left such a legacy that will forever live on. I am really, truly saddened this morning."

Alyssa Milano: " Rest in peace , Elizabeth Taylor. You are a prism & will live on through all the good you did while you were with us."

Nia Vardalos: " RIP Elizabeth Taylor: thank you for your talent, AIDS fundraising, and fabulousness. There is nothing like a Dame."

Isaiah Mustafa: " RIP Elizabeth Taylor. One of the loveliest ladies in film history."

Busy Philipps: " Sad to wake up to the news of Elizabeth Taylor passing away. What an incredible life…"

LeVar Burton: " Elizabeth Taylor was a class act, a real movie star and a genuine human being!!! God Bless her…RIP."

Brian Baumgartner: " Rest. In . Peace. Elizabeth Taylor."

Bethenny Frankel: " such a sad when a legend like Elizabeth Taylor pass away.fitting that it's gloomy&rainy in ny.A place of sadness."

Joy Behar: " Elizabeth Taylor was truly one of the greats. She'll certainly be missed."

Adrianne Curry: " Goodbye, Liz Taylor …one of the most beautiful faces to have ever lived…and one of the most symmetrical."


GLAAD President Jarrett Barrios: "Today, the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community lost an extraordinary ally in the movement for full equality. At a time when so many living with HIV/AIDS were invisible, Dame Taylor fearlessly raised her voice to speak out against injustice. Dame Taylor was an icon not only in Hollywood, but in the LGBT community where she worked to ensure that everyone was treated with the respect and dignity we all deserve."

amfAR: "The board of trustees and staff of amfAR mourn the passing of our beloved Founding International Chairman, Dame Elizabeth Taylor. Dame Elizabeth was without doubt one of the most inspirational figures in the fight against AIDS…Dame Elizabeth's compassion, radiance, and generosity of spirit will be greatly missed by us all. She leaves a monumental legacy that has improved and extended millions of lives and will enrich countless more for generations to come."

CrossCourt~Rally
Mar 23rd, 2011, 10:04 PM
http://www.hitfix.com/articles/turner-classic-movies-sets-a-24-hour-elizabeth-taylor-tribute


Turner Classic Movies sets a 24-hour Elizabeth Taylor tribute


Two-time Oscar winner and all-around legend Elizabeth Taylor died on Wednesday (March 23) at the age of 79. TCM moved quickly to schedule a 24-hour tribute to Taylor, featuring many of her most beloved movies.

On Sunday, April 10, TCM will honor the life and career of Elizabeth Taylor with nine films ranging from early roles in "Lassie Come Home" and "National Velvet" to her Academy Award-winning performances in "Butterfield 8" and "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf."

Along the way, you'll see Taylor's collaborations with legendary directors like Vincente Minnelli and Mike Nichols, plus her work with top-notch co-stars including Spencer Tracy, Montgomery Clift, James Dean and, of course, Richard Burton.


Here's the full schedule for the April 10 Elizabeth Taylor memorial tribute on TCM:


6 a.m. – Lassie Come Home (1943), with Roddy McDowall and Edmund Gwenn; directed by Fred M. Wilcox.

7:30 a.m. – National Velvet (1944), with Mickey Rooney, Anne Revere and Angela Lansbury; directed by Clarence Brown.

10 a.m. – Conspirator (1952), with Robert Taylor and Robert Flemyng; directed by Victor Saville.

11:30 a.m. – Father of the Bride (1950), with Spencer Tracy, Billie Burke, Joan Bennett and Don Taylor; directed by Vincente Minnelli.

1:15 a.m. – Father’s Little Dividend (1951), with Spencer Tracy, Billie Burke, Joan Bennett and Don Taylor; directed by Vincente Minnelli.

2:45 p.m. – Raintree County (1957), with Montgomery Clift, Eva Marie Saint, Lee Marvin, Rod Taylor and Agnes Moorehead; directed by Edward Dmytryk.

6 p.m. – Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (1958), with Paul Newman and Burl Ives; directed by Richard Brooks.

8 p.m. – Butterfield 8 (1960), with Laurence Harvey and Eddie Fisher; directed by Daniel Mann.

10 p.m. – Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1966), with Richard Burton, George Segal and Sandy Dennis; directed by Mike Nichols.

12:30 a.m. – Giant (1956), with James Dean and Rock Hudson; directed by George Stevens.

4 a.m. – Ivanhoe (1952), with Robert Taylor and Joan Fontaine; directed by Richard Thorpe.

Olórin
Mar 23rd, 2011, 10:10 PM
H as in Hollywood? Among others, Mickey Rooney (Liz's co-star in her first commercial film, National Velvet (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0037120)) and of course still-not-speaking-to-eachother sisters Joan Fontaine & Olivia de Havilland.

besides bacall, there is still sophia loren, doris day and brigitte bardot although i think the later (bardot) is most likely unknown here in the states unless your a film buff and/ or of a certain age. in europe bardot i think is still iconic as is sophia of course.

+Debbie Reynolds; the tweets reminded me.

Mynarco
Mar 23rd, 2011, 10:38 PM
Never watch a movie of her. I always thought she's american, but in fact she's English :sobbing:.
I am so bad at movie trivia

ptkten
Mar 23rd, 2011, 10:57 PM
Never watch a movie of her. I always thought she's american, but in fact she's English :sobbing:.
I am so bad at movie trivia

I think she was born to American parents living in England so I guess technically she's both American and British.

Slammer7
Mar 23rd, 2011, 11:10 PM
http://www.hitfix.com/articles/turner-classic-movies-sets-a-24-hour-elizabeth-taylor-tribute


Turner Classic Movies sets a 24-hour Elizabeth Taylor tribute


Two-time Oscar winner and all-around legend Elizabeth Taylor died on Wednesday (March 23) at the age of 79. TCM moved quickly to schedule a 24-hour tribute to Taylor, featuring many of her most beloved movies.

On Sunday, April 10, TCM will honor the life and career of Elizabeth Taylor with nine films ranging from early roles in "Lassie Come Home" and "National Velvet" to her Academy Award-winning performances in "Butterfield 8" and "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf."

Along the way, you'll see Taylor's collaborations with legendary directors like Vincente Minnelli and Mike Nichols, plus her work with top-notch co-stars including Spencer Tracy, Montgomery Clift, James Dean and, of course, Richard Burton.


Here's the full schedule for the April 10 Elizabeth Taylor memorial tribute on TCM:


6 a.m. – Lassie Come Home (1943), with Roddy McDowall and Edmund Gwenn; directed by Fred M. Wilcox.

7:30 a.m. – National Velvet (1944), with Mickey Rooney, Anne Revere and Angela Lansbury; directed by Clarence Brown.

10 a.m. – Conspirator (1952), with Robert Taylor and Robert Flemyng; directed by Victor Saville.

11:30 a.m. – Father of the Bride (1950), with Spencer Tracy, Billie Burke, Joan Bennett and Don Taylor; directed by Vincente Minnelli.

1:15 a.m. – Father’s Little Dividend (1951), with Spencer Tracy, Billie Burke, Joan Bennett and Don Taylor; directed by Vincente Minnelli.

2:45 p.m. – Raintree County (1957), with Montgomery Clift, Eva Marie Saint, Lee Marvin, Rod Taylor and Agnes Moorehead; directed by Edward Dmytryk.

6 p.m. – Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (1958), with Paul Newman and Burl Ives; directed by Richard Brooks.

8 p.m. – Butterfield 8 (1960), with Laurence Harvey and Eddie Fisher; directed by Daniel Mann.

10 p.m. – Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1966), with Richard Burton, George Segal and Sandy Dennis; directed by Mike Nichols.

12:30 a.m. – Giant (1956), with James Dean and Rock Hudson; directed by George Stevens.

4 a.m. – Ivanhoe (1952), with Robert Taylor and Joan Fontaine; directed by Richard Thorpe.

It's great that TCM is doing that. :D It will be appointment television for me. http://i564.photobucket.com/albums/ss88/SilentWolf8979/Smileys/th_thmf_popcorn.gif

It was good of Debbie Reynolds to be civil, considering her history with Liz. I don't know if Debbie could have been as kind 20 years ago.

Kart
Mar 23rd, 2011, 11:22 PM
Rip.

Alizé Molik
Mar 23rd, 2011, 11:59 PM
There are so few hollywood legends left :( this is a huge loss.

The Dawntreader
Mar 24th, 2011, 12:08 AM
I think her lasting legacy is her consummate humanitarian work. It was quite remarkable how she raised awareness and enlightened the plight of AIDS, when it was an immensely taboo subject in the 80's.

Great lady, no question.

lestat111
Mar 24th, 2011, 12:37 AM
rip liz ;( I hope you are with your best friend michael jackson again... ;(

Hurley
Mar 24th, 2011, 01:37 AM
A true megastar, she will be missed. RIP.

fantic
Mar 24th, 2011, 03:11 AM
H as in Hollywood? Among others, Mickey Rooney (Liz's co-star in her first commercial film, National Velvet (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0037120)) and of course still-not-speaking-to-eachother sisters Joan Fontaine & Olivia de Havilland.

Shirley Temple, box office #1 in the 30s :p

fantic
Mar 24th, 2011, 03:14 AM
besides bacall, there is still sophia loren, doris day and brigitte bardot although i think the later (bardot) is most likely unknown here in the states unless your a film buff and/ or of a certain age. in europe bardot i think is still iconic as is sophia of course.

bardot is 'notorious' now :p (most Koreans will know her name :tape: )
and those are mostly from the 50s.. (def. not the Golden age)

fantic
Mar 24th, 2011, 03:20 AM
http://www.hitfix.com/articles/turner-classic-movies-sets-a-24-hour-elizabeth-taylor-tribute


Turner Classic Movies sets a 24-hour Elizabeth Taylor tribute


Two-time Oscar winner and all-around legend Elizabeth Taylor died on Wednesday (March 23) at the age of 79. TCM moved quickly to schedule a 24-hour tribute to Taylor, featuring many of her most beloved movies.

On Sunday, April 10, TCM will honor the life and career of Elizabeth Taylor with nine films ranging from early roles in "Lassie Come Home" and "National Velvet" to her Academy Award-winning performances in "Butterfield 8" and "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf."

Along the way, you'll see Taylor's collaborations with legendary directors like Vincente Minnelli and Mike Nichols, plus her work with top-notch co-stars including Spencer Tracy, Montgomery Clift, James Dean and, of course, Richard Burton.


Here's the full schedule for the April 10 Elizabeth Taylor memorial tribute on TCM:


6 a.m. – Lassie Come Home (1943), with Roddy McDowall and Edmund Gwenn; directed by Fred M. Wilcox.

7:30 a.m. – National Velvet (1944), with Mickey Rooney, Anne Revere and Angela Lansbury; directed by Clarence Brown.

10 a.m. – Conspirator (1952), with Robert Taylor and Robert Flemyng; directed by Victor Saville.

11:30 a.m. – Father of the Bride (1950), with Spencer Tracy, Billie Burke, Joan Bennett and Don Taylor; directed by Vincente Minnelli.

1:15 a.m. – Father’s Little Dividend (1951), with Spencer Tracy, Billie Burke, Joan Bennett and Don Taylor; directed by Vincente Minnelli.

2:45 p.m. – Raintree County (1957), with Montgomery Clift, Eva Marie Saint, Lee Marvin, Rod Taylor and Agnes Moorehead; directed by Edward Dmytryk.

6 p.m. – Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (1958), with Paul Newman and Burl Ives; directed by Richard Brooks.

8 p.m. – Butterfield 8 (1960), with Laurence Harvey and Eddie Fisher; directed by Daniel Mann.

10 p.m. – Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1966), with Richard Burton, George Segal and Sandy Dennis; directed by Mike Nichols.

12:30 a.m. – Giant (1956), with James Dean and Rock Hudson; directed by George Stevens.

4 a.m. – Ivanhoe (1952), with Robert Taylor and Joan Fontaine; directed by Richard Thorpe.

Saw 8 of those. Need to see. Father's little dividend (which also features Joan Bennett!)

fantic
Mar 24th, 2011, 03:22 AM
It's great that TCM is doing that. :D It will be appointment television for me. http://i564.photobucket.com/albums/ss88/SilentWolf8979/Smileys/th_thmf_popcorn.gif

It was good of Debbie Reynolds to be civil, considering her history with Liz. I don't know if Debbie could have been as kind 20 years ago.

Saint Debbie :bowdown:

CrossCourt~Rally
Mar 24th, 2011, 03:37 AM
Saw 8 of those. Need to see. Father's little dividend (which also features Joan Bennett!)

And of course the great Billie Burke who played Glinda,The Good Witch in 'The Wizard Of Oz' ;).

fantic
Mar 24th, 2011, 03:54 AM
And of course the great Billie Burke who played Glinda,The Good Witch in 'The Wizard Of Oz' ;).

Burke in 'Dinner at Eight' (1933)! :lol:

shit I have to spread reputations before I can good rep you :haha:

anyway Liz was the most stunning actress ever in her prime. Should watch her movie ...truthfully I never thought she would die..(at least so soon?) :sad:

p.s. and I dunno Rhonda Fleming :bigcry:
(though I did see that excellent noir 'Out of the past' (1947) :lol:
oh this movie too
Since You Went Away (1944)
-Girl at Dance (uncredited) :lol:)

delicatecutter
Mar 24th, 2011, 04:03 AM
I had never known Elizabeth Taylor as an actress until I Netflixed Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf a year or so ago. But I'm sad that she's gone. It seems far too soon. :(

CrossCourt~Rally
Mar 24th, 2011, 04:10 AM
Burke in 'Dinner at Eight' (1933)! :lol:

shit I have to spread reputations before I can good rep you :haha:

anyway Liz was the most stunning actress ever in her prime. Should watch her movie ...truthfully I never thought she would die..(at least so soon?) :sad:

p.s. and I dunno Rhonda Fleming :bigcry:
(though I did see that excellent noir 'Out of the past' (1947) :lol:
oh this movie too
Since You Went Away (1944)
-Girl at Dance (uncredited) :lol:)

Hey, a girl has to get her start somewhere :p. . Cry Danger (1951) is a very good Rhonda film-noir in which she was the star ;) Btw, she was the Queen Of Technicolor in the 1950s ;)

doni1212
Mar 24th, 2011, 04:18 AM
She was such a beautiful woman. I appreciate that she always remained such a loyal and faithful friend to Michael.
R.I.P. Elizabeth

fantic
Mar 24th, 2011, 04:27 AM
didn't know she was the queen of Technicolor :bigcry: no outstanding films so I didn't miss much I guess :p

Brooklyn90
Mar 24th, 2011, 06:03 AM
http://www.hitfix.com/articles/turner-classic-movies-sets-a-24-hour-elizabeth-taylor-tribute


Turner Classic Movies sets a 24-hour Elizabeth Taylor tribute


Two-time Oscar winner and all-around legend Elizabeth Taylor died on Wednesday (March 23) at the age of 79. TCM moved quickly to schedule a 24-hour tribute to Taylor, featuring many of her most beloved movies.

On Sunday, April 10, TCM will honor the life and career of Elizabeth Taylor with nine films ranging from early roles in "Lassie Come Home" and "National Velvet" to her Academy Award-winning performances in "Butterfield 8" and "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf."

Along the way, you'll see Taylor's collaborations with legendary directors like Vincente Minnelli and Mike Nichols, plus her work with top-notch co-stars including Spencer Tracy, Montgomery Clift, James Dean and, of course, Richard Burton.


Here's the full schedule for the April 10 Elizabeth Taylor memorial tribute on TCM:


6 a.m. – Lassie Come Home (1943), with Roddy McDowall and Edmund Gwenn; directed by Fred M. Wilcox.

7:30 a.m. – National Velvet (1944), with Mickey Rooney, Anne Revere and Angela Lansbury; directed by Clarence Brown.

10 a.m. – Conspirator (1952), with Robert Taylor and Robert Flemyng; directed by Victor Saville.

11:30 a.m. – Father of the Bride (1950), with Spencer Tracy, Billie Burke, Joan Bennett and Don Taylor; directed by Vincente Minnelli.

1:15 a.m. – Father’s Little Dividend (1951), with Spencer Tracy, Billie Burke, Joan Bennett and Don Taylor; directed by Vincente Minnelli.

2:45 p.m. – Raintree County (1957), with Montgomery Clift, Eva Marie Saint, Lee Marvin, Rod Taylor and Agnes Moorehead; directed by Edward Dmytryk.

6 p.m. – Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (1958), with Paul Newman and Burl Ives; directed by Richard Brooks.

8 p.m. – Butterfield 8 (1960), with Laurence Harvey and Eddie Fisher; directed by Daniel Mann.

10 p.m. – Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1966), with Richard Burton, George Segal and Sandy Dennis; directed by Mike Nichols.

12:30 a.m. – Giant (1956), with James Dean and Rock Hudson; directed by George Stevens.

4 a.m. – Ivanhoe (1952), with Robert Taylor and Joan Fontaine; directed by Richard Thorpe.

I've seen 8 of these, all amazing :hearts:
A Place In The Sun should be on the list, it was her first big grown up role as an actress, where she said she learned how to be an actor from Montgomery Clift. Also Suddenly Last Summer is an amazing movie with Katharine Hepburn and Liz's last appearance with Monty Clift.

Brooklyn90
Mar 24th, 2011, 06:18 AM
My favorite Elizabeth movies:
1. Cat On A Hot Tin Roof
2. A Place In The Sun
3. Father Of The Bride
4. Suddenly Last Summer
5. National Velvet
6. Giant
7. Raintree County
8. Who's Afraid Of Virginia Woolf
9. BUtterfiled 8
10. Ivanhoe

I have yet to see Cleopatra, but really want to!

fantic
Mar 24th, 2011, 06:19 AM
^ I concur

Didn't watch Lassie come home, Conspirator, FLD.

fantic
Mar 24th, 2011, 06:22 AM
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Dunno if she was outstanding in that role, but maybe she got it because she survived a fatal illness at that time.

Brooklyn90
Mar 24th, 2011, 06:53 AM
Dunno if she was outstanding in that role, but maybe she got it because she survived a fatal illness at that time.

she was much better in Cat On A Hot Tin Roof :)

fantic
Mar 24th, 2011, 07:20 AM
^ guess so. 'Woolf' is definitely Oscar worthy, I guess..

I only saw 13 movies of her's :o Should be remedied!

Brooklyn90
Mar 24th, 2011, 07:49 AM
I actually just saw an interview where she said she didn't like BUtterfiled 8, and she won the Oscar out of sympathy. She was deserving for Virginia Woolf however!

Sam L
Mar 24th, 2011, 10:14 AM
Sad day but not entirely surprising since her recent health history. It really is the end of an era. :sad:

ivanban
Mar 24th, 2011, 11:26 AM
:tears: RIP

Helen Lawson
Mar 24th, 2011, 11:46 AM
Very sad, a big-hearted legend. I went to an Oscar watching costume party last month and someone came as her in a wheelchair with a fake oxygen tank, cowboy boots, and drinking out of a bottle of bourbon. I thought it was a riot but in retrospect I guess it was not in the best of taste.

The only good part of Butterfield 8 is when Laurence Harvey leaves her cash on the dresser, and she scrawls "No Sale" on the mirror in lipstick and steals Dina Merrill's mink coat. It's all downhill after that except when she tells her mother she is the "slut of all times." Tin Roof and Virginia Woolf are far better vehicles for her, if you want to see her at her best, those are it.

Sam L
Mar 24th, 2011, 12:51 PM
She was very underrated in Giant and Suddenly, Last Summer also.

WowWow
Mar 24th, 2011, 01:19 PM
Very sad, a big-hearted legend. I went to an Oscar watching costume party last month and someone came as her in a wheelchair with a fake oxygen tank, cowboy boots, and drinking out of a bottle of bourbon. I thought it was a riot but in retrospect I guess it was not in the best of taste.

The only good part of Butterfield 8 is when Laurence Harvey leaves her cash on the dresser, and she scrawls "No Sale" on the mirror in lipstick and steals Dina Merrill's mink coat. It's all downhill after that except when she tells her mother she is the "slut of all times." Tin Roof and Virginia Woolf are far better vehicles for her, if you want to see her at her best, those are it.

I agree, but I would add Boom! to that list. She was brilliant in that film.

Sam L
Mar 24th, 2011, 01:45 PM
http://27.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_lij4k6kCmx1qzewnlo1_500.jpg

meyerpl
Mar 24th, 2011, 10:53 PM
I have to admit that this one choked me up a bit. She was a wonderful actress and a wonderful human being. She was an iconic presence in my life for......well, for 53 years. I'm deeply saddened.

Annie.
Mar 25th, 2011, 03:10 AM
rip liz ;( I hope you are with your best friend michael jackson again... ;(

OMG she and Michael had such a great friendship. :sad:

mkuN_q0X88c

CrossCourt~Rally
Mar 25th, 2011, 03:20 AM
OMG she and Michael had such a great friendship. :sad:

mkuN_q0X88c

Super Soaker! :rocker:

:lol: @ The Santa Of Bel Air :p

fantic
Mar 25th, 2011, 04:02 AM
I have to admit that this one choked me up a bit. She was a wonderful actress and a wonderful human being. She was an iconic presence in my life for......well, for 53 years. I'm deeply saddened.

:speakles:

has to add quite a few years then, since one can't be an iconic presence when they're VERY young :lol:

doni1212
Mar 25th, 2011, 05:47 AM
OMG she and Michael had such a great friendship. :sad:

mkuN_q0X88c

Aww, I loved that! I never knew Michael stopped being a Jehovah's Witness at one point. I wonder why...
And Elizabeth looked fine without her makeup! What a kind heart she had, :awww:

plantman
Mar 25th, 2011, 06:01 AM
Oh Hell No! :mad:



Westboro Baptist Church Plans to Protest Elizabeth Taylor's Funeral

http://newsfeed.time.com/2011/03/23/westboro-baptist-church-plans-to-protest-elizabeth-taylors-funeral/

Londoner
Mar 25th, 2011, 02:55 PM
Oh Hell No! :mad:



Westboro Baptist Church Plans to Protest Elizabeth Taylor's Funeral

http://newsfeed.time.com/2011/03/23/westboro-baptist-church-plans-to-protest-elizabeth-taylors-funeral/

Gee Whizz, some people! I can't believe it!

But then some people spend their lives hating and spreading poison, others caring and loving. These bastards fall into the former and Dame Elizabeth the latter. I truly believe that some people actually hate life and people.

galadriel
Mar 25th, 2011, 03:32 PM
She was a true legend :worship:

King Halep
Mar 25th, 2011, 03:57 PM
Very sad, a big-hearted legend. I went to an Oscar watching costume party last month and someone came as her in a wheelchair with a fake oxygen tank, cowboy boots, and drinking out of a bottle of bourbon. I thought it was a riot but in retrospect I guess it was not in the best of taste.

The only good part of Butterfield 8 is when Laurence Harvey leaves her cash on the dresser, and she scrawls "No Sale" on the mirror in lipstick and steals Dina Merrill's mink coat. It's all downhill after that except when she tells her mother she is the "slut of all times." Tin Roof and Virginia Woolf are far better vehicles for her, if you want to see her at her best, those are it.

Helen, I was always thought you were the better actress. She was only more famous because of her incredible beauty.

CrossCourt~Rally
Mar 25th, 2011, 04:32 PM
http://www.aceshowbiz.com/news/view/00039244.html


Elizabeth Taylor Late to Her Own Funeral

The private funeral service held for the screen legend on Thursday afternoon, March 24 got delayed for about 15 minutes to comply with her request.


Elizabeth Taylor was late to her own funeral, it has been uncovered. The two-time Academy Award winner was laid to rest at Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Glendale, California on Thursday, March 24, but the private Jewish ceremony got delayed for about 15 minutes after the announced start time at her request.

In a statement, publicist Sally Morrison confirmed that the Hollywood icon, whose casket was draped with gardenias, violets, and lily of the valley for the service, has left instructions in which she requested that her funeral started late. "She even wanted to be late for her own funeral," so the representative announced.

Attended by family and friends, Liz's funeral service lasted for around one hour and was conducted by Rabbi Jerry Cutler. It began with a recitation of Gerard Manley Hopkins' poem "The Leaden Echo and the Golden Echo" by actor Colin Farrell and family members. During the service, her grandson Rhys Tivey also performed a trumpet solo of "Amazing Grace".

The Westboro Baptist Church had earlier threatened to picket the funeral, but appeared to be caught off guard by the speed of the service. Still, Glendale Police Department was asked to assist with the security in anticipation of the protesters and in consideration of the close proximity of an elementary school.

In honor of Tony nominee Liz, Broadway's theater marquees will be dimmed for one minute at exactly 8 P.M. on Friday, March 25. Chairman of The Broadway League and Executive Vice President of Jujamcyn Theaters Paul Libin said, "With her remarkable talent and extraordinary beauty, Elizabeth Taylor lit up the Broadway stage the same way she lit up the silver screen."

Just Do It
Mar 25th, 2011, 04:57 PM
Diva :worship: ^

ico4498
Mar 25th, 2011, 06:11 PM
Diva :worship: ^

til the end ...:worship:

Brena
Mar 25th, 2011, 06:40 PM
Bye, Liz, you legend. You had more fun in those 79 years than other people would have in 179. Also, Burton's liver couldn't even take 60 years of that complete abandon. :bowdown:

tarap3
Mar 26th, 2011, 12:06 AM
RIP a real legend of the showbiz and such a kind person

CrossCourt~Rally
Mar 26th, 2011, 03:03 AM
Elizabeth Taylor's Pioneering Gay Rights Speech


Video of the full speech >> http://www.eonline.com/uberblog/marc_malkin/b233062_new_video_watch_elizabeth_taylors.html


Elizabeth Taylor was truly an inspiration and an icon.

In addition to her tireless efforts in the battle against HIV/AIDS, starring in 50-plus films, and managing an always-talked-about personal life, the movie star was a pioneering champion of one thing: equal rights for all.

"Why shouldn't gay people be allowed to be able to marry?" Taylor asks in an exclusive, newly released video of her acceptance speech when she was honored with the Vanguard Award at the 11th Annual GLAAD Media Awards in 2000. "Those against gay marriages say marriage should only be between a man and a woman. God, I of all people know that doesn't always work!" she cracked.

She continued, "I feel that any home where there is love constitutes a family and all families should have the same legal rights! Including the right to marry and have or adopt children."

"Dame Elizabeth was an icon not only in Hollywood, but in the LGBT community," says GLAAD President Jarrett Barrios, "where she worked to ensure that everyone was treated with the respect and dignity we all deserve."
The Vanguard Award is presented annually by the gay rights organization to media professionals who have increased the visibility and understanding of the LGBT community. Since her fight against the disease began back in the '80s, Taylor has raised over $200 million for AIDS research.

This year's Vanguard Award will be presented to Glee-tastic Broadway-turned-TV star Kristin Chenoweth during the Los Angeles awards ceremony on April 10.

One thing is for certain: Even after her death, Taylor's message will continue to inspire for decades to come. In her own words, "Long live love."

Check out Taylor's amazingly inspirational speech in full above.

PolishLunatiq
Mar 26th, 2011, 08:01 AM
Rip :(

Helen Lawson
Mar 26th, 2011, 08:36 PM
Helen, I was always thought you were the better actress. She was only more famous because of her incredible beauty.

Thank you for the lovely tribute, dear!

Alizé Molik
Mar 27th, 2011, 05:24 AM
Thank you for the lovely tribute, dear!

I watched Ada the other day. It was brilliant.

Helen Lawson
Mar 27th, 2011, 04:37 PM
Thank you. It was a lovely picture and Dean Martin was fantastic to work with.

I wonder why I didn't get to play Cleopatra.

CrossCourt~Rally
Mar 27th, 2011, 05:50 PM
Thank you. It was a lovely picture and Dean Martin was fantastic to work with.

I wonder why I didn't get to play Cleopatra.

Didn't they use you as a body double when Liz started to gain weight halfway through the pic :p. Everyone knows Helen had the most famous curves in Hollywood

Sally Struthers
Mar 27th, 2011, 08:07 PM
Helen, I was always thought you were the better actress. She was only more famous because of her incredible beauty.

Oh baloney. Liz just had better agents and PR people than Helen. Helen aged much more gracefully.

*JR*
Mar 27th, 2011, 08:35 PM
I wonder why I didn't get to play Cleopatra.

When they make a movie about this board, you can still play http://www.tennisforum.com/member.php?u=52398. :p

CrossCourt~Rally
Mar 27th, 2011, 08:51 PM
When they make a movie about this board, you can still play http://www.tennisforum.com/member.php?u=52398. :p

^^:happy: That would be a Lifetime Channel Movie Of The Week :p