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Matinee Thursdays: Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton
Warner Bros.; Directed by Mike Nichols
Black and White; Rated PG; 129 minutes; 1966
The film that stunned America in 1966, WHO’S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF? brought together the nation's most electrifying cinema personalities Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton with the country's most important dramatist, Edward Albee and famed stage director Mike Nichols. It is the story of Martha and George and their embittered, embattled marriage on the campus of a New England college. The film’s incredible power and unflinching truth made it a pivotal picture in American cinema.