Lincoln Center Set To Honor Liz

The Film Society of Lincoln Center, which earlier this month honored the living legend Sidney Poitier with a beautiful tribute, will soon be celebrating the recently deceased legend Elizabeth Taylor with one, as well. (Taylor died of congestive heart failure at the age of 79 in March.)

The retrospective, which is cutely titled “Elizabeth: The Golden Age,” will feature screenings and photos of Taylor’s work. Many of the actress’ most acclaimed works, including “National Velvet” (1944), “Father of the Bride” (1950), “A Place in the Sun” (1951), “Giant” (1956), “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof” (1958), and “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?” (1966) — as well as a few rarely-seen gems, such as “Julia Misbehaves” (1948), a romantic-comedy in which the 16-year-old Taylor receives her first on-screen kiss, and a 70mm “deluxe screening” of her epic bomb “Cleopatra” (1963) — will be shown on the big screen at Lincoln Center’s Walter Reade Theater from May 20 through May 22. Additionally,

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