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Elizabeth Taylor: 'North & South'

Who among the readers of TVZone remember that old John Jakes bodice-ripper, "North & South," adapted into an ABC miniseries waaaay back in 1985 which starred the one, the only Elizabeth Taylor?

Not one of you?!

Another quiz: Who starred in this multihour extravaganza about the war between the States?

Ready for this? Take a deep breath: Kirstie Alley, David Carradine, Philip Casnoff ("Dollhouse"), Patrick Swayze, Johnny Cash (seriously), Morgan Fairchild, Robert Guillaume, Hal Holbrook, Gene Kelly, Robert Mitchum, Jean Simmons, David Ogden Stiers, Jonathan Frakes, Forest Whitaker, Jim Metzler (journeyman most recently in "Big Love"), Terri Garber ("As the World Turns") and Genie Francis (most recently in "Bar Karma"). OK, you can now exhale. The biggest star of them all? Elizabeth Taylor. Go 1 minute 44 seconds into this trailer for a rare glimpse. She played Madame Conti ...

 

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