—There was a boy, a boy who worked in the palace. He opened a wall…
—I was the boy in the palace the one who opened the wall.
Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton and George Segal with director Mike Nichols, on the set of ‘Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?’, photographed by Bob Willoughby, 1965.
I don’t think you’re an idiot at all. I mean, there are elements of the ridiculous about you. Your mother’s pretty interesting. And you really are an appallingly bad public speaker. And, um, you tend to let whatever’s in your head come out of your mouth without much consideration of the consequences… But the thing is, um, what I’m trying to say, very inarticulately, is that, um, in fact, perhaps despite appearances…
“I am not a film star, I am an actress. Being a film star is such a false life, lived for fake values and for publicity. Actresses go on for a long time and there are always marvelous parts to play.” — Vivien Leigh
Concept art for Cinderella (1950), by Mary Blair
Favorite childhood movies → The Lizzie McGuire Movie