Elizabeth Taylor honored by friends

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2 of 22: Mickey Rooney, who starred alongside Tayor in the 1944 film, 'National Velvet' when the actress was 12 years old and Rooney was 24, said in a statement, "Our loss in the motion picture business with Elizabeth Taylor's passing is momentous. She was a lady who gave of herself to everyone. I know I consider it a great personal loss."

(Pictured: Mickey Rooney and Elizabeth Taylor appear in a still from 'National Velvet.') ( Photo / MGM)