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  • Indeed, violet-eyed April and Holly Shipp may have looked like twins, but their natures were like shade and sunshine.

    A Short Visit

  • In Ms. Lord's view, the violet-eyed actress began introducing the movie-going masses to gender-equality issues at age 12, when she played a cross-dressing young horsewoman in "National Velvet" 1944.

    Women's Liz

  • The violet-eyed starlet starred in 50 movies, twice won the Academy Award for Best Actress, and was nominated for three more Oscars.

    Steve Lake: When the Vows Break: Elizabeth Taylor Taught Us How To Survive Divorce

  • Elizabeth Taylor, a violet-eyed actress who enchanted movie audiences—and a string of husbands— died Wednesday in Los Angeles at 79.

    What's News: World-Wide

  • Richard Burton's letters to Elizabeth Taylor, being published in Vanity Fair magazine this month, not only remind us that once Taylor was a mesmerising, violet-eyed beauty, rather than this lipsticky old lady, tweeting past her time, but reveal that he, affectionately, called her 'Twit Twaddle'.

    Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton: If a gravel-voiced screen god wrote you love letters, you'd publish too

  • Paintings come alive under Ondine Mason's violet-eyed gaze.

    Archive 2009-01-01

  • Last week, in her first public appearance since surgery last February to remove a benign brain tumor, the redoubtable violet-eyed actress turned activist struck a daring new pose.

    Silver Fox

  • Suddenly, she finds herself juggling two marriage proposals, conducting a no-holds-barred family feud, planning a life-changing journey to the Old Country, and helping her best friend, the high-school band director, design a halftime show to dazzle Elizabeth Taylor, the violet-eyed Hollywood movie star who's coming through town on a campaign stump with her husband, senatorial candidate John Warner.

    Review: Big Stone Gap

  • He sat in the darkness for a time, wondering why he had dreamed once more of the violet-eyed man.

    Darkness

  • The ruby mists swirled, then dropped away, revealing the face of an alabaster-skinned and violet-eyed man, who smiled.

    Darkness

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