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Elizabeth Taylor

Six degrees

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Noel Coward (right), whose 1931 song Mad Dogs and Englishmen references Hong

Saturday, 15 December, 2012, 11:20pm

A handsome collection

'I never planned to acquire a lot of jewels or husbands,' Elizabeth Taylor once quipped, but she collected plenty of both. Over the course of her life, the glamorous movie star acquired a hoard of treasures that would rival the crown jewels.

9 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Film star's gems set to dazzle Hong Kong

One of the most highly anticipated jewellery auctions this year will be in New York next month, but fans of the late Elizabeth Taylor will be able to see a preview of the pieces from Friday to Sunday at Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre.

21 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

DIAMONDS THAT GLITTERED IN HOLLYWOOD

These are some of the outstanding pieces in Elizabeth Taylor's collection that will go under the hammer in New York on December 13.

The Elizabeth Taylor Diamond

21 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Dramatically enhanced skills

The Arts Ambassadors-in-School Scheme is organised by the Hong Kong Arts Development Council. It encourages students to share the fun of arts and take their passion for the arts beyond campuses and into the larger community.

19 Mar 2009 - 12:00am

From the Vault: 1966

Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

Starring: Richard Burton, Elizabeth Taylor, Sandy Dennis

Director: Mike Nichols

13 May 2007 - 12:00am

HOLLYWOOD WEST

You can't blame Britney Spears for trying. When she first hooked up with her dimpled and handsome backup dancer Kevin Federline, everyone said it wouldn't last. He was, after all, the 'nobody' in the relationship, a boozing wannabe rapper who flew on the private jets Spears paid for and only stopped partying long enough to be photographed with her.

27 May 2006 - 12:00am

Television

Naked Planet: Grand Canyon Pearl, 8.30pm The celebration of American icons continues with this profile of the Grand Canyon, its geology, archaeology and history. Find out how the canyon was born in the geological uplift of the Colorado Plateau and the down-cutting of the Colorado River.

2 Jun 2000 - 12:00am

Lure of books

One critic actually knocked The Pagemaster (World, 8.30pm) for being little more than an expensive animated plug for public libraries. But even if that were true, what is wrong with that?

5 Sep 1998 - 12:00am

Taylor-made clash

It has been known for World and Pearl to schedule the same film on the same evening. One wonders if there was any planning behind the decision to air Liz - The Elizabeth Taylor Story (Pearl, 9.30 pm) on the same night as the second part of Cleopatra (World, 9.30 pm).

15 Oct 1996 - 12:00am

YEAH, RIGHT

'Faked orgasms became for Meg Ryan what Liz Taylor did for Larry Fortensky - make it famous [sic]. Like Chanel bags and pirated CDs, fakes are common, because women, for one reason or another, feel they cannot afford the real thing.' From Eve magazine's July sealed section, The Big O.

30 Jul 1995 - 12:00am

Hong Kong chance to get a whiff of Taylor's new 'White Diamond'

DIAMONDS are for ever, and so it seems is Elizabeth Taylor.

The star of stage, screen and, of late, perfume counter, will be making a splash in Hong Kong next week when her latest fragrance - aptly named ''White Diamonds'' will be unveiled.

16 Sep 1993 - 12:00am

Liz reveals sparkling idea for new business venture

SCREEN legend Elizabeth Taylor, who has already scored considerable success in the perfume industry, is turning her talents to jewellery.

The actress will collaborate with Avon Products on a collection of fashion jewellery scheduled to make its debut in November.

26 Jun 1993 - 12:00am