Synopses & Reviews
She was called the most beautiful woman in the world, but Elizabeth Taylor was far more than a pretty face—she was one of the greatest actresses the movies have ever known. From her first success in National Velvet when she was just 12 years old, to her stunning performances in A Place in the Sun, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, and Suddenly, Last Summer to her Oscar-winning role in Whos Afraid of Virginia Woolf? and beyond—Elizabeth Taylor showed herself to be a force to be reckoned with.
Elizabeth Taylor: Her Place in the Sun is a film retrospective that spans her 70-year career, featuring production histories, “behind-the-scenes” stories, and reviews for each film. Featuring hundreds of rare photos, its a dazzling tribute to Elizabeth Taylor, the film star.
New York Daily News
“She was once considered the most beautiful woman in the world, and there’s plenty of evidence to support that in this illustrated filmography that spans a 70-year career.”
Praise for Cindy De La Hoz's books:
Lana. "One of the best books I've ever read about a star." — Leonard Maltin
Lucy at the Movies. "Lucy at the Movies is comprehensive and enlightening....The book is worth the price just for the biography, but the photos make it even more special. ...A must-have for any Ball fan." — The Advocate, December 16, 2007
Marilyn Monroe: Platinum Fox. "...this lavish, luxurious coffee-table volume chronicles Monroe's Hollywood career with hundreds of photos, including candid, never-published-before on-the-set snapshots, and insights into the dramatic skills that were usually overshadowed by a hyper-glamorized sexpot façade." — American Profile
"Platinum Fox' is a slickly packaged scrapbook served up like a luscious dessert." — Asbury Park Press, December 23, 2007
A film retrospective that spans Taylor's 70-year career featuring behind-the-scenes” stories and rare photos.
About the Author
Cindy De La Hoz has been a devoted classic film enthusiast since the age of nine. She is author of several books on classic stars, including Lucy at the Movies, A Touch of Grace,, So Audrey, and Marilyn Monroe: Platinum Fox. Cindy lives in Philadelphia, PA.