No one can be simultaneously overblown and utterly sincere like elizabeth taylor. The glamor girl who wakes up ashamed elizabeth taylor is gloria wandrous, a promiscuous fashion model who falls in love with weston liggett laurence harvey, the hard drinking son of a working class family who has married into money. Its available to watch on tv, online, tablets, phone. Watch butterfield 8 starring elizabeth taylor in this drama on directv. Butterfield 8 the 1960 movie, trailers, videos and more at yidio. Then the movie went in ridiculous turns and i realized why some people view this movie as terrible. Not only were her films boxoffice hits, but she had received three consecutive academy award nominations, for raintree county 1957, cat on a hot tin roof 1958, and suddenly, last summer 1959. For butterfield 8 is one of the truly great chronicles of the 1930s. Unlike the more recent ohara offerings, it is not filled with drooly bedroom scenes and lurid prose. The first translation of the novel was called gloria, which is the main character. Just log on to your verizon account and watch the latest shows online. Join sign up keep track of your favorite shows and movies. Dont get me wrong, i actually liked this movie, and its mainly because of the terrible ending i only give butterfield 8 three stars.
Enjoy a rich lineup of tv shows and movies included with your prime membership. Display as images display as list make and model make and year year category importancerole date added new ones first episode appearance ep. Gloria tells her mother that she spent the night at normas apartment, which the neighbor scoffs at. Butterfield 8 is a 1960 american drama film directed by daniel mann, starring elizabeth taylor. Awhile down the thruway, he sees her car parked at a roadside diner. Many people maintain that to be respected is far more important than even to be loved. Butterfield 8 1960 movie clip better than sleeping pills. Believe it or not, elizabeth taylor used to be quite the looker, and if you dont believe me, check out butterfield 8 1960, a movie that not only showcases her in her prime, but also won her her first oscar for best actress. Butterfield 8 1960 cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. In her mink swiped from the closet of the wife of a client who insulted her by. And i think that butterfield 8 proves that point, albeit, most tragically. He had come home to see the lipstick, and wants to meet up with her tonight if she is able. The novel itself was based on the story of starr faithfull, a 25year old society girl whose body was found washed up on a long island beach in 1931.
Cast and crew credits for butterfield 8, 1960, directed by daniel mann, with elizabeth taylor, laurence harvey, eddie fisher, at turner classic movies. Oct 23, 2017 the most desirable woman in town and the easiest to find. Butterfield 8 is a 1960 american drama film directed by daniel mann, starring elizabeth taylor and laurence harvey. Butterfield 8 is particularly poignant as it involves a critical failure to be understood, to be accepted, to be loved, and perhaps most of all. In butterfield 8, when elizabeth taylors sunbeam alpine sprints across the tappan zee bridge, through a roadblock, and off a cliff, it results in a very short, very weird, completely mesmerizing. Butterfield 8 nude scenes naked pics and videos at mr. Elizabeth taylor delivers a searing, academy awardwinning performance as gloria wandrous, a model and party. Liz was believable in this one and did a good job portraying a frustrated, pricey call girl. New york film locations from the movie butterfield 8 starring elizabeth taylor. Butterfield 8 is a good movie, but a better sexy movie. Butterfield 8 1960 official trailer elizabeth taylor movie youtube. Taylor was the most beautiful woman on earth and this was the best movie id ever seen. How elizabeth taylor won her first oscar for playing a prostitute. It formed so many of my ideas about the pagan tradition descending to us from babylon and surviving the christian onslaught of the middle ages.
Taylor won her first academy award for her performance in a leading role. Butterfield 8 is a 1960 romantic drama starring elizabeth taylor, laurence harvey, and eddie fisher. Jun 11, 20 this feature is not available right now. Watch butterfield 8 online stream full movie directv. Released january 25th, 2002, butterfield 8 stars elizabeth taylor, laurence harvey, eddie fisher, dina merrill the movie has a runtime of about 1 hr 49 min, and received a score of out of 100. While gloria goes to shower, she gets a call from butterfield 8 the phone code used to call the upper east side in the 1960s, connecting mr. In butterfield 8, a jewish movie executive named kahan is taken to lunch at the club of his architect, a gentile named farley.
Gloria cries, saying that it will never work, because her. In the locker room, kahan bumps into an old college classmate, weston. Butterfield 8 is a surprisingly good movie with more of a story than i expected, given the subject matter. It is a roman a clef loosely based upon the life of socialite and flapper starr faithfull, whose unsolved death in 1931 became a tabloid sensation. Elizabeth taylor, laurence harvey and eddie fisher butterfield 8 1960 official trailer elizabeth taylor movie the romantic life of a fashionable manhattan beauty whos part model. Find out where butterfield 8 is streaming, if butterfield 8 is on netflix, and get news and updates, on decider. Elizabeth taylor, pagan goddess scanners roger ebert. Based on a novel by john ohara, this drama stars elizabeth taylor. Butterfield 8 movie tv listings and schedule tv guide. The film is based on a novel written by bestselling author john ohara.
I kept picturing richard burton in the lawrence harvey role though. The film was based on a 1935 novel of the same name by john ohara, following the success of his critically acclaimed appointment in samarra. Butterfield 8 was an exchange that provided service to upperclass neighborhoods of manhattans upper east side. Turner classic movies presents the greatest motion pictures of all time from one of the largest film libraries in the world. The most desirable woman in town and the easiest to find. It may not be allimportant in purchasing happiness, but it sure can be highly helpful in the production of a certain type of film. There exists also a movie adaptation, from the 60s. Butterfield 8 1960 frequently asked questions imdb. True or not, its a mythic rumor that just adds to the movie as a guilty pleasure. With lines like a comedy ridiculing this genre played straight, it took an act of will to stomach this garbage, this trash, about trash. Butterfield 8 1935 is a realist novel by john ohara. The film is a modernization of the 1935 novel by john ohara, which was based on the real life of the 1920s new york city call girl starr faithful. Taylor, doubtlessly driven by her fury at having to do the movie, gives a throw away, overthetop performancebut perversely, this is precisely what the role. Butterfield represents the kind of junk that hollywood used.
Loosely based on john oharas novel, loose gloria wandrous encompasses the. But butterfield 8 meant everything to me as an adolescent. Watch the full length movie of butterfield 8 online or on the fios mobile app. Butterfield 8, the movie based on john oharas depression novel, starred elizabeth. Taylors personal life was as dramatic as her films. Butterfield 8 1960 beautiful gloria wandrous elizabeth taylor, a new york fashion model engages in an illicit affair with married socialite weston liggett. Oharas novel was adapted for the movie by american screenwriters john michael hayes and charles schnee. Butterfield 8 1960 in the late 1950s, elizabeth taylor was the worlds biggest movie star.
Best and possibly most fabulous car crash ever youtube. Dialing the letters bu equates to 28 on the lettered telephone dial, so butterfield 8 would equate to 288 as the first three digits of a fivedigit phone number. She plays a girl who gets paid to wear nice new dresses in nightclubs and gets photographed in them. Butterfield 8 tells him that she has moved on to boston and wes quickly sets off to chase after her. However, glorias desire for respectability causes her to reconsider her lifestyle.
Life after death experience nde with steve gardipee, vietnam war story one of the best ndes duration. And how some male types havent changed all that much. Butterfield 8 is a 1960 drama film directed by daniel mann, starring elizabeth taylor and. Watch butterfield 8 movie trailers, exclusive videos, interviews from the cast, movie clips and more at. In that respect, butterfield 8 worked reminding me of the good girl vs. Bermans new picture, butterfield 8, which acknowledges derivation from john oharas twentyfiveyearold novel of the same name, we have the ancient. Apr 09, 2007 true or not, its a mythic rumor that just adds to the movie as a guilty pleasure. Butterfield represents the kind of junk that hollywood used turned out regularly in the 1950s and 1960s until the genre was appropriated by tv soaps.
Much of the acting done by composer bronislau kaper, partygirl gloria elizabeth taylor, in her oscarwinning role is enraged when she discovers her married onenightstand left cash for her in his apartment, in a segment of the opening scene from daniel manns butterfield 8, 1960. Taylors reaction to the boxoffice success was succinct. Im a huge fan of melodrama so i thought maybe that was it. Apr 01, 2008 of course, john ohara did not picture liz taylor in 1935 as gloria in the butterfield 8 movie, the wild young lady in depression america, but certainly someone like her, intense, stylish, bosomy and ohsoclever with men. He goes and apologizes to gloria, begs her to come back with him. The public, titillated by taylors own notoriety and butterfield 8 s provocative subject matter, made the film a hit. The novel that explains the moment were in butterfield 8 and the fear of a new depression. Butterfield 8 2002 stream and watch online moviefone. Elizabeth taylor, laurence harvey and eddie fisher butterfield 8 1960 official trailer elizabeth taylor movie the romantic life of a.1167 509 90 556 54 402 1187 829 1465 842 1322 1463 95 26 135 368 699 1189 1057 1219 1103 492 653 589 611 614 813 198 872 475 704 1099 1273 831 1090 1189 1164 579 47 310 498 1086 1011 646 1045 929 904 1174 1392