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Butterfield 8
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Length:1 Hour 49 Minutes
Cast:Daniel Mann, Elizabeth Taylor, Laurence Harvey, Eddie Fisher

Screenwriters Charles Schnee and John Michael Hayes reconfigure John O'Hara's 1935 novel (updating the novel from the Prohibition era, turning the climax into a Hollywood crescendo, re-writing O'Hara's dialogue), in this hybrid film adaptation, marking by an Academy Award-winning performance by Elizabeth Taylor as a young woman tortured by her conflicts between morality and desire. Drifting from one man to another, she finally meets married-man Laurence Harvey when, during their six-day fling, her passion turns into love. Paul Brenner

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