The eight weddings of Elizabeth Taylor

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The eight weddings of Elizabeth Taylor

On May 6th, 1950 - just weeks after her 18th birthday - Elizabeth Taylor married the heir to the Hilton hotel empire, Conrad Nicholson 'Nicky' Hilton Jr.

The actress donned an elegantly high-necked satin dress given to her by Metro Goldwyn Mayer Studios and valued at over £1,300.

The pair divorced after less than a year on January 29th, 1951