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THE COYOTE SEEN FROM THE TRAIN IN GIANT

"What's that, a wolf?"
GIANT is best remembered for the sprawling Texas countryside... Or even the untimely tragic death of actor James Dean...

But who remembers the coyote, initially mistaken by starry-eyed newlywed Elizabeth Taylor as a wolf?
Elizabeth Taylor and Rock Hudson honeymooning
"Ready for my closeup, Mr. Stevens..."
It's a very quick shot of a lurking coyote seen from a moving train, but one that always resonates: embodying the mystery awaiting the East Coast girl into a new home...

Where there's an employee with the mannerisms of a scruffy coyote...
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  1. Wow what a blast into the past. Taylor and Hudson together. The champion of HIV and AIDS programmes everywhere and her leading man who later dies of it. Merry Christmas James.

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