That million dollar look

Made:
27 November 1959

Silver gelatin print by PA Reuter, 27 November 1959, titled "That million dollar look". Printed caption on verso reads: "ELIZABETH TAYLOR has every reason for this brilliant and very happy smile - she has just become the first actress in history to sign a million-dollar contract for one picture. The film will be Cleopatra. With Elizabeth after the signing in 20th Century-Fox offices at Hollywood, California, are WALTER WANGER, who will produce the picture (right) and BUDDY ADLER, Executive Producer at 20th Centtury-Fox. Cleopatra will be the most costly production ever to be shot in Britain when it goes before cameras next March".

Details

Category:
Photographs
Object Number:
1983-5236/31414
Materials:
gelatin, paper (fibre product) and silver (metal)
type:
photograph
taxonomy:
  • object genre
  • image
  • visual works
  • photographs
  • contact prints
  • processes and techniques
credit:
Daily Herald Archive, National Science and Media Museum, Bradford