Look at the young Elizabeth Taylor beaming a smile at the man reaching down to shake her hand. Seems like it was a foreboding that something great was about to happen not only to her character, but the teenaged MGM star herself as well!
The photo above was taken on the set of the 1944 sports film National Velvet, the very film that catapulted then 12-year-old Elizabeth Taylor into Hollywood stardom. The man on the crane who was reaching down to shake her hand was cinematographer Leonard Smith, who was most likely congratulating her for a job well done for her scenes. But who knows, maybe he foresaw that the teenaged Liz would soon be famous for her performance as Velvet Brown!
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