USA TODAY US Edition
(1960) Taylor got her first best-actress Oscar as Gloria Wandrous, a NewYork call girl who gets a shot at redemption when she falls in love with a married man (Laurence Harvey). Her husband at the time, Eddie Fisher, was a co-star. Though occasionally melodramatic, her performance also projects vulnerability. The film is the kind of glossy fun that nowconstitutes an undeniable guilty pleasure. (She is said to have hated the film, dismissing it as “Butterball 4”).