People: Oct. 4, 1982

They were like "two violent acids bubbling about in a nasty little matrimonial bottle." Divorced and remarried, they meet and fall passionately in love all over again. Liz and Dick? Well, yes, but also Amanda and Elyot, the bright and brittle lovers in Noel Coward's 1930 comedy, Private Lives. What could be more perfectly dramatic than for Elizabeth Taylor, 50, and Richard Burton, 56, to combine their ability to light a fuse with Sir Noel's talent to amuse? At a press conference in Los Angeles announcing their first joint outing on Broadway this spring, the blithe spirit of the Burton-Taylor repartee...

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