People: Nov. 8, 1968

When Warren Beatty was tapped for the role opposite Liz Taylor in The Only Game in Town, everybody ducked, expecting the temperament to fly. But rarely has there been such serenity on the set. Liz loves Warren and vice versa. Warren even indulges in a bit of costar counseling now and then, what with Burton on a nearby set playing a homosexual opposite Rex Harrison. "Don't worry, Elizabeth," reassured Warren during their first kissing scene, "at this very moment your husband is kissing Rex on the other set."

Those Kennedy clan touch-football sessions were wild and woolly for their day. But the...

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