“I really don’t remember much about Cleopatra. There were a lot of other things going on.” Elizabeth Taylor
…The weather here seems to be brightening and at long last we may get Taylor up on that Sphinx, if we can ever get her out of Burton’s arms. During one of the love scenes the other day, Mankiewicz said, “Cut, then louder, “Cut.” Then he said to them, “I feel as if I’m intruding!
The Cleopatra Papers: a Private Correspondence, by Jack Brodsky and Nathan Weiss (they worked in publicity at 20th Century-Fox)