Liz Taylor, uncredited, in 'Jane Eyre'

A young Elizabeth Taylor plays Helen Burns in the 1943 rendition of "Jane Eyre," and shows up in the first scene (and others) in this YouTube clip. "She’s the tiny, sickly orphaned waif whom Jane Eyre befriends when they are at Lowood, the miserable school where poor, sweet-natured Helen Burns, who at least believes she is going to heaven when she dies, nevertheless knows enough about the world to warn Jane that she has too much faith in the love of human beings," writes Gina Barreca at the Chronicle of Higher Education. "I watched that movie—adapted from Bronte’s novel by John Houseman, Aldous Huxley, Henry Koster, and Robert Stevenson—every 15 minutes as I was growing up."

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