Aurelia: “What did you know of the man? That he would sing to his child, sleeping in his arms? Or kiss the tear from my cheek, when I was of a mood? Did you know the father? The husband? He was not a perfect man. But he was mine. He was MINE!
Elizabeth Taylor and Paul Newman in "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof" (1958)
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof was to be filmed in black and white but director Richard Brooks insisted on shooting the film in color once Paul Newman and Elizabeth Taylor were cast. He was aware of the public’s enthusiasm for Elizabeth’s violet and Paul’s blue eyes.