Vintage Photos of Ingrid Bergman in Hitchcock´s Under Capricorn (1949)

Under Capricorn is, a 1949 British historical thriller directed by Alfred Hitchcock, about a man who is in love with a woman who turns out to be an alcoholic. Hitchcock considered it to be one of his worst films. It was based on the novel Under Capricorn (1937) by Australian novelist and politician Helen Simpson.

The film is a mystery involving a love triangle, set in colonial Sydney, New South Wales, Australia during the 1830s. The new Governor, Sir Richard (Cecil Parker), arrives with his cheery but indolent nephew, the Honorable Charles Adare (Michael Wilding), who is invited to dinner by a local business man (Joseph Cotten) and discovers that he already knows his wife, Lady Henrietta (Ingrid Bergman). She is now a hopeless alcoholic who is socially shunned, but she used to be a good friend of Charles’ sister when they were children in Ireland.

The title “Under Capricorn” references the Tropic of Capricorn, which bisects Australia. Capricornus is a constellation; Capricorn is an astrological sign dominated by the goat, which is a symbol of sexual desire.

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Publicity shot of Ingrid Bergman and Michael Wilding in “Under Capricorn”, 1949 via

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Publicity shot of Ingrid Bergman and Michael Wilding in “Under Capricorn”, 1949 via

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Ingrid Bergman, Joseph Cotten, Michael Wilding in “Under Capricorn”, 1949 via

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Ingrid Bergman, Joseph Cotten, Michael Wilding in “Under Capricorn”, 1949 via

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Ingrid Bergman, Joseph Cotten, Michael Wilding in “Under Capricorn”, 1949 via

Vintage Wedding Photos of Hollywood Legend Elizabeth Taylor (1950-1991)

Conrad “Nicky” Hilton (1950-1951)  

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Taylor wed her first husband, Conrad “Nicky” Hilton, on May 6, 1950 when she was 18 years old. She wore a $1,500 satin wedding gown with beading and a sweetheart neckline covered with a chiffon overlay via

Michael Wilding (1952-1957)

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Elizabeth Taylor married British actor Michael Wilding in London February 21, 1952. She dressed in a casual outfit. Five years and two sons later, they decided to divorce via

Michael Todd (1957-1958)

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Elizabeth Taylor wed Michael Todd in Spain on February 3, 1957. This was the only marriage not to end in Divorce. Taylor was widowed on March 22, 1958 via

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he pair held a second ceremony in Acapulco. Elizabeth donned a hooded gown on March 8, 1957 in front of friends and family – including her next husband Eddie Fisher and his wife Debbie Reynolds via

Eddie Fisher (1959-1964)

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When Michael Todd´s plane crashed Liz famously ran to the arms of Michael’s married friend Eddie Fisher for comfort. On May 12 1959 they married in Vegas – at Temple Beth Shalom. She wore a silk hooded green dress for the wedding and Mike Todd jr. was best man. They marriage ended in 1964 via

Richard Burton (1964-1974) & (1975-1976)

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In 1964 Elizabeth Taylor married fellow actor Richard Burton – just nine days after her divorce from Fisher. She wore a floral wreath made with Roman hyacinths and lily of the valley flowers and a babydoll dress. They were married for 10 years – Taylor’s longest marriage. After a year and a half apart, they married again – but divorced in 1975 via

John Warner (1976-1982)

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 For her seventh Wedding, to Republican politician John Warner, Taylor wore fur and a turban to the ceremony which took place in December 1976. By then Taylor had five failed marriages and one late husband behind her via

Larry Fortensky (1991-1996)

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In 1991 Elizabeth Taylor wed construction worker Larry Fortensky. The pair were married at Michael Jackson’s Neverland. Her last wedding outfit was canary yellow. The marriage lasted for five years via