Montgomery Clift and Elizabeth Taylor in A Place in the Sun (1951)

Elizabeth Taylor in a hair test shot for Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (1958)

Elizabeth Taylor photographed by Mark Shaw, 1956

Happy Birthday Elizabeth Taylor

(February 27, 1932 - March 23, 2011)

My troubles all started because I have a woman’s body and a child’s emotions.”

Happy Birthday Elizabeth Taylor

(February 27, 1932 - March 23, 2011)

Pour yourself a drink, put on some lipstick, and pull yourself together.”

Happy Birthday Elizabeth Taylor

(February 27, 1932 - March 23, 2011)

"I have the emotions of a child in the body of a woman. I was rushed into womanhood for the movies. It caused me long moments of unhappiness and doubt."

Elizabeth Taylor photographed by Virgil Apger for Love is Better Than Ever (1952)

Elizabeth Taylor in A Place in the Sun (1951)

A Place in the Sun (1951)

Elizabeth Taylor in A Place in the Sun (1951)

Elizabeth Taylor signs autographs in Copenhagen, 1953

Elizabeth Taylor c. 1940s

I love you. I’ve loved you since the first moment I saw you. I guess maybe I’ve even loved you before I saw you.

Elizabeth Taylor on the set of Father’s Little Dividend (1951)

Ladies of Old Hollywood by the amazing Niagara

Pictured are: Marilyn Monroe, Joan Crawford, Lucille Ball, Rita Hayworth, Elizabeth Taylor, Jane Russell, Veronica Lake, Clara Bow, Carole Lombard, Barbara Stanwyck, Jane Russell (again), Jean Harlow, Marlene Dietrich and Merle Oberon.