[HOLLYWOOD CUT-OUT DOLL BOOK] Elizabeth Taylor. MGM Star. 2 Cut-Out Dolls. Racine, Wisconsin; Whitman Publishing Company. 1953.
Large slim 4to. Publisher's pictorial card covers, stapled, illustrated to both covers in colour with 2 different die-cut, and perforated, card dolls of the actress incorporated in each board (unpunched); pp. , printed to one side; with 8 leaves of colour-printed outfits, with tabs, including 50 separate garments; a very clean copy, spine fold partially split and expertly made good, and firm, to the inside with archival tissue tape, an unused copy, with only small surface wear to forecorners.
Apparently the sole edition of this particular Authorized doll book, which includes glamorous clothing reflecting Elizabeth Taylor's Hollywood style for fun, sun and sea; sleep time; work and play, and dancing and dining. The English-American actress Elizabeth Taylor, legend of Hollywood, first signed to MGM in 1943, when she won a minor role in Lassie Come Home. She became increasingly unhappy with the demands the studio made of her however, in 1952, she was forced, through financial necessity as she was pregnant with her first child, to sign a new 7-year contract with the studio.