A Tribute to Elizabeth Taylor

Turner Classic Movies offers 24 hours of Liz

Elizabeth Taylor, 1932-2011
Elizabeth Taylor, 1932-2011 (by George Konig/Keystone Features/Getty Images)

Surely, many fans will begin spinning their DVDs now, but two weeks will fly by fast before it's time for Turner Classic Movies' 24-hour Tribute to Elizabeth Taylor, set for Sunday, April 10.

The actress, two-time Academy Award-winner, humanitarian, LBGT ally, and one of the first celebrities to activity advocate for AIDS research, died today after a long battle with congestive heart failure at age 79.

Below is the film list included in the 24-Hour tribute to Elizabeth Taylor, direct from TCM. Check local listings for updated information:

5am – Lassie Come Home (1943), with Roddy McDowall and Edmund Gwenn; directed by Fred M. Wilcox.

6:30am – National Velvet (1944), with Mickey Rooney, Anne Revere and Angela Lansbury; directed by Clarence Brown.

9am – Conspirator (1952), with Robert Taylor and Robert Fleming; directed by Victor Saville.

10:30am – Father of the Bride (1950), with Spencer Tracy, Billie Burke, Joan Bennett and Don Taylor; directed by Vincente Minnelli.

12:15am – Father’s Little Dividend (1951), with Spencer Tracy, Billie Burke, Joan Bennett and Don Taylor; directed by Vincente Minnelli.

1:45pm – Raintree County (1957), with Montgomery Clift, Eva Marie Saint, Lee Marvin, Rod Taylor and Agnes Moorehead; directed by Edward Dmytryk.

5pm – Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (1958), with Paul Newman and Burl Ives; directed by Richard Brooks.

7pm – Butterfield 8 (1960), with Laurence Harvey and Eddie Fisher; directed by Daniel Mann.

9pm – Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1966), with Richard Burton, George Segal and Sandy Dennis; directed by Mike Nichols.

11:30am – Giant (1956), with James Dean and Rock Hudson; directed by George Stevens.

3am – Ivanhoe (1952), with Robert Taylor and Joan Fontaine; directed by Richard Thorpe.

Check out some stunning photos of Elizabeth Taylor here.

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