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National Velvet

Perhaps the only time Elizabeth Taylor's costar matched her visual scene stealing. He's a horse, albeit a gelding. One of MGM's most beloved films, NATIONAL VELVET was the picture that made a star out of Taylor. The place is Sussex, England, where radiant… (more)

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What to Watch: Elizabeth Taylor Retrospectives and Marathons

In the wake of Elizabeth Taylor's death, TV Guide Network and others plan to honor the legendary actress. Elizabeth Taylor dies at 79 An original one-hour special, Elizabeth Taylor: A Life, A Legacy, premieres Wednesday at 8 p.m. ET/PT with an encore… Read more

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Elizabeth Taylor became a star portraying a young British girl who wins an unruly horse in a lottery and gets help from a former jockey in training it to run in England's prestigious Grand National Steeplechase.

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Elizabeth Taylor Dies at 79

Dame Elizabeth Taylor, the two-time Oscar winner and dedicated AIDS activist whose acting prowess, g…

Mickey Rooney in <EM>National Velvet</EM>
Inspiring Special Cheers:  Mickey Rooney!

The American Film Institute celebrates America's 100 most inspiring movies in a three-hour CBS speci…