Who took the best picture of the late actress Elizabeth Taylor? According to Robin Daughtridge, Chicago Tribune director of photography—who says she looked at more than 6,000 images in making her selection—it was Clarence Sinclair Bull, who was the head of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer's stills department for 40 years. Here it is.
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Featured Comment by richard: "My friend the photographer Gerry Gomez sent me this on the occasion of her death. He has a good eye for these things—I much prefer it to the manufactured doll from the movie studios. I don't know who took it, but I take the liberty of putting it up on the web apropos this post:
Mike adds: That's more naturalistic, to be sure, but I would venture to say that it also qualifies as a "manufactured doll from the movie studios." It was taken in 1955 on the set of the movie Giant by Frank Worth (left), a celebrity and movie stills photographer who died in 2000.
His collection is represented by International Images in Las Vegas.