Cleopatra's 50th Anniversary.
See exclusive behind-the-scenes photos of the legendary Elizabeth Taylor on set.

Cleopatra's 50th Anniversary.

See exclusive behind-the-scenes photos of the legendary Elizabeth Taylor on set.

Cleopatra at 50. 
A look back at the fabled motion picture on its 50th anniversary, including the sets, the costumes, and the on-set chemistry between Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton.

Cleopatra at 50. 

A look back at the fabled motion picture on its 50th anniversary, including the sets, the costumes, and the on-set chemistry between Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton.

Happy Birthday, Elizabeth Taylor!
See photos of her timeless beauty here. 

Happy Birthday, Elizabeth Taylor!

See photos of her timeless beauty here

Elizabeth Taylor with a cat she rescued from a hot tin roof, Paris, 1971.
See more candid photos of classic stars here.
Photograph by Daniel Angeli

Elizabeth Taylor with a cat she rescued from a hot tin roof, Paris, 1971.

See more candid photos of classic stars here.

Photograph by Daniel Angeli

Ever since an old writing gig that enabled your Tumblrer to use phrases like “hammer price”, she’s had a soft spot for auction coverage. Enter Elizabeth Taylor’s bauble sale at Christie’s—this is a blockbuster if we’ve ever seen one.
(Click to view all the best lots, plus photos of Liz wearing them—and expert commentary about their value and provenance. We’ll take those emeralds as a stocking stuffer, thanks.)

Ever since an old writing gig that enabled your Tumblrer to use phrases like “hammer price”, she’s had a soft spot for auction coverage. Enter Elizabeth Taylor’s bauble sale at Christie’s—this is a blockbuster if we’ve ever seen one.

(Click to view all the best lots, plus photos of Liz wearing them—and expert commentary about their value and provenance. We’ll take those emeralds as a stocking stuffer, thanks.)

Hey, sailors!
Elizabeth Taylor with Cannes fans. From the Traverso family’s Cannes Cinema.

Hey, sailors!

Elizabeth Taylor with Cannes fans. From the Traverso family’s Cannes Cinema.

Bruce Handy-work.
Taylor with Richard Burton (and her $1.1 million necklace) at the 1970 Academy Awards. She won her second Oscar three years earlier, in 1967, for Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?  A survey of her most iconic movie roles is here.
Photograph from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

Taylor with Richard Burton (and her $1.1 million necklace) at the 1970 Academy Awards. She won her second Oscar three years earlier, in 1967, for Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?  A survey of her most iconic movie roles is here.

Photograph from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.