Thursday, December 29, 2011

Liz Taylor's Ankle

week of March 1, 1960

Elizabeth Taylor injures her ankle while she and husband Eddie Fisher walked
out of a Philadelphia restaurant. The actress slipped on ice. Both were in town for
a visit to Fisher’s mother

This happened at "Smylie's," a restaurant that stood next to the current Smylie Times Building. In 1968, Joseph J. Smylie
tore down the restaurant and bought adjacent land to develop a five-story, 50,000-square-foot office building, the Smylie Times Building.

White Diamonds Bonus!
A short jaunt from the Smylie Times Building, but only if you're time traveling or taking the Concord:

"Photos: Elizabeth Taylor in Iran"
Photographs by Firooz Zahedi


Thanks to Ilene Baker for the Liz Taylor Smylie Times research.

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