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33 1/3 carat Krupp diamond

Elizabeth Taylor

Elizabeth Taylor

Big Spenders Help British Jewel Sales Sparkle.

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Oct. 24 — When Elizabeth Taylor starred as Cleopatra in 1963, she became the first actress to earn a million dollars for a film. Richard Burton marked the occasion by buying her the 33 1/3 carat Krupp diamond.