Monthly Archives: March 2012

Robert Taylor, Belly Dancer??

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I just ran across this in an article and can’t resist passing it along.  Oh, for a picture. From Samir Rafaat, “Cinema Metro,” Cairo Times (unedited version),  Thursday, May 15, 1997.  In 1955, Robert Taylor and Eleanor Parker attended the … Continue reading

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The Gay Thing

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Robert Taylor loved the ladies.  He had, in the words of Jimmy Stewart’s biographer Marc Eliot, “a reputation as an intense, real-life ladies man.” Jimmy Stewart: a Biography, Random House 2006, p. 82).  Jane Ellen Wayne, in Robert Taylor:  the … Continue reading

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Separated at Birth?

Separated at birth? I also thought of calling this “twin peaks.”

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Robert Taylor: Flier

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After starring in Flight Command, 1940, Robert Taylor became fascinated with flying.  He earned a pilot’s license and spent every spare moment in the air.  His wife, Barbara Stanwyck, was even concerned about his obsession and insisted he see the … Continue reading

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Robert Taylor Was Different

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Rome, Georgia News-Tribune June 11, 1969 Funeral Today for Late Actor –  Robert Taylor was Different Hollywood (AP). Some romantic figures of Hollywood’s Golden Era wore their stardom like a talisman. Robert Taylor was never comfortable with his. Tyrone Power … Continue reading

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Taylor and Harlow take on Washington, DC

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Shortly after the completion of Personal Property (1937) Robert Taylor and Jean Harlow were packed off to Washington DC, to, among other things, attend a birthday ball for Franklin Delano Roosevelt.  They were both ill, Taylor with a cold or … Continue reading

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The Pomona Mugger

Robert Taylor recalls an audition while he was still in college: “The casting director was kindly. He gave me an audition. I read something from “Private Lives.” Later I realized that I had “mugged” all over the place–“mugging” being the … Continue reading

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