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BUtterfield 8 is a 1960 film about a promiscuous model (Elizabeth Taylor) who fears that she is on the verge of crossing the line from slutitude to prostitution, until she and one of her paramours (Laurence Harvey) fall in love. Their tumultous relationship then threatens to engulf their loved ones--making eight characters in all. Eddie Fisher, Dina Merrill, Susan Oliver, and Mildred Dunnock co-star. Jump to: navigation, search 1960 was a leap year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... Jump to: navigation, search Film refers to the celluloid media on which movies are printed Film is a term that encompasses motion pictures as individual projects, as well as the field in general. ... Jump to: navigation, search Elizabeth Taylor Dame Elizabeth Taylor, DBE, (born February 27, 1932) is an Academy Award winning actress. ... Jump to: navigation, search Slut is a slang term used to indicate a person who has frequent sexual relationships with different people, especially short-term affairs. ... Jump to: navigation, search This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... Laurence Harvey in the Alfred Hitchcock Presents episode Arthur. ... Eddie Fisher (born August 10, 1928) is an American singer and entertainer. ... Nedenia Marjorie Hutton (born 9 December 1925) is a United States actress known as Dina Merrill. ... Susan Oliver Susan Oliver (February 13, 1932 – May 10, 1990) was an American actress, television director and record-setting pilot. ... Mildred Dunnock (born January 25, 1901; died July 5, 1991) was an American theater, film and television actress. ...


The movie was adapted by John Michael Hayes and Charles Schnee from the 1935 novel by John O'Hara. It was directed by Daniel Mann. John Michael Hayes (born May 11, 1919) an American playwright. ... Jump to: navigation, search 1935 was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... John Henry OHara (31 January 1905 – 11 April 1970) was an American writer who was born in Pottsville, Pennsylvania. ... Daniel Mann, also known as Daniel Chugerman (August 8, 1912–November 21, 1991), was an American film and television director. ...


It won the Academy Award for Best Actress (Elizabeth Taylor) and was nominated for Best Cinematography, Color. The Academy Award for Best Actress is one of the awards given to people working in the motion picture industry by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences; nominations are made by Academy members who are actors and actresses. ... The Academy Award for Best Cinematography is awarded each year to a cinematographer for his work in one particular motion picture. ...


The unusual spelling (capitalized "B" and "U") comes from the old way telephone numbers were listed in the United States - a modern number would use 2-8-8 rather than BUtterfield 8. The eight main characters were all part of this exchange. Jump to: navigation, search A telephone handset A touch-tone telephone dial Telephone Complex relay used in a telephone switching system. ...


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In fact, the not-so-subtle name references the eponymous 1960 film starring Elizabeth Taylor as a long-fl-leather-glove-wearing, disaffected 1920s call girl in New York (BU8 is her telephone exchange).
Restaurateur Demetri Alexander (of State Room and Lola's Club Roulette, which formerly occupied the Butterfield space) never skimps on whimsical touches (the State Room featured a much-buzzed-about fur-covered hostess stand) and here his piece de resistance is the under-lit frosted glass floor, which glows in changing shades of incandescent blue, green and purple.
A James Bond color scheme is achieved by upholstered white leather walls, retro yellow velvet booths and a stainless steel and fl granite bar.
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