Remembering Elizabeth Taylor mobile version
April 13, 2018

A new book by Don Graham, an English professor at the University of Texas in Austin, delves into the making of the award-winning 1956 film based on Edna Ferber’s novel, Giant, and explores the rise of America as a superpower, the ascent of Hollywood celebrity and the flowering of Texas culture as mythology. Featuring James Dean, Rock Hudson, and Elizabeth Taylor, Giant is an epic film of fame and materialism, inspired by the discovery of oil at Spindletop, an oil field in southeastern Texas, and the establishment of the King Ranch in south Texas. Read More here

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