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Which of these Elizabeth Taylor movies is your favorite?

Response Percent Votes
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof”
 
23% 126
National Velvet”
 
20% 111
Cleopatra”
 
20% 111
Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?”
 
17% 96
The Flintstones”
 
10% 59
Other (tell us in the comments!)
 
6% 34
Total 537

Comments

wmathews 3 years, 9 months ago

You're right! I've added that in as a choice.

scopi_guy 3 years, 9 months ago

Boom! I think it was from around 1967 or 68.

Janet Lowther 3 years, 9 months ago

I'll second Taming of the Shrew. Of course I haven't seen a lot of the others.

But before I saw Taming of teh Shrew, I wondered why Ms. Taylor was such a big deal. She managed to sell Katherina's climactic speech without seeming broken and that's darn near impossible.

An outstanding performance by an astoundingly beautiful actress.

ilovelucy 3 years, 9 months ago

Butterfield 8. She was terrific in that. Cat on a Hot Tin Roof. Suddenly Last Summer, Raintree County, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf, A Place in the Sun. Early on, she did a version of Ivanhoe and played Rebekah. She was stunningly beautiful in that movie. I loved her.

Raiden 3 years, 9 months ago

YES, YES, YES to all of these. A great talent, an even greater humanitarian and far more intelligent then often given credit for. I am sad for her loss, but glad she is no longer in pain.

blindrabbit 3 years, 9 months ago

Not a movie; but a supposed Elizabeth Taylor local story. According to the rumors, I heard that she stayed one night at the small motel between Lawrence and Ottawa; the one that is now 8 small free standing buildings that recently operated as antiques stores. Can't vouch if true but the story has been around for years; kinda like George Washington "slept here" maybe.

Scott Morgan 3 years, 9 months ago

I've heard the same story. She was traveling by auto and wanted to stop to get her feet beneath her for a few days. It is a nice spot.

BigPrune 3 years, 9 months ago

would that be when she was traveling to Menningers in Topeka for psycho logical treatment?

Xwards 3 years, 9 months ago

Yeah and I heard that she had fried chicken there too.

Hoots 3 years, 9 months ago

That's easy. For me it's GIANT with James Dean. It's a great story with nice cinematography, legendary actors, and it holds up over time.

independent_rebel 3 years, 9 months ago

I've never understood the fascination with Taylor. She's done nothing for 40 years. She was hot back in the day, I'll give her that.

Raiden 3 years, 9 months ago

Indeed, she faced down the ignorance, fear, stigma and hatred that was spewed forth in the early days of the AIDS epidemic. She modeled great courage in a time when it was easy to run or look the other way. Her leadership gave footing to earlier research and compassion without which there would have been so much more loss and despair. Elizabeth was, in Hollywood, without equal in her humanitarian work. She put herself on the line for what she knew was right and didn't let up on others until they took action. Had she never made one movie her loss would be equally as great.

independent_rebel 3 years, 9 months ago

I was talking strictly about her movie career. Sorry I was not clear about that. I just never understood her wasting her talent in The Flintstones.

Steve Jacob 3 years, 9 months ago

How about what Entertainment Weekly said was her last moved she cared about..."Reflections of a Golden Eye". What a weird movie.

jayhawklawrence 3 years, 9 months ago

Dick Cavett said it best. The last of the Redwoods has fallen. Only the small trees remain.

If you grew up watching Elizabeth you would understand.

grammaddy 3 years, 9 months ago

So true. Last of the truly fabulous broads.

Scott Morgan 3 years, 9 months ago

Independent, Hollywood is our Royalty. I too only liked her for a few films, but her life was so fascinating. Liz was a queen.

Cait McKnelly 3 years, 9 months ago

Life with Father. Little Women (her beauty as Amy was a great foil for June Allyson's Jo). Giant. When she became an older adult and became the embodiment of "Martha" in "Woolf" (a movie I despised and found incredibly boring) I pretty much lost interest in her.

Cait McKnelly 3 years, 9 months ago

Life with Father. Little Women (her beauty as Amy was a great foil for June Allyson's Jo). Giant. When she became an older adult and became the embodiment of "Martha" in "Woolf" (a movie I despised and found incredibly boring) I pretty much lost interest in her.

Cait McKnelly 3 years, 9 months ago

Life with Father. Little Women (her beauty as Amy was a great foil for June Allyson's Jo). Giant. When she became an older adult and became the embodiment of "Martha" in "Woolf" (a movie I despised and found incredibly boring) I pretty much lost interest in her.

Uhlrick_Hetfield_III 3 years, 9 months ago

Which movie? How about none of them. I personally just found her to be tedious and boring on screen. RIP she seemed to have a good heart.

Kirk Larson 3 years, 9 months ago

Truly memorable Liz moment: she was the voice of Maggie Simpson when she said her first word, "Dada".

IMO 3 years, 9 months ago

Other! Taming of the Shrew. have a great day :D

yourworstnightmare 3 years, 9 months ago

Definitely "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf".

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