“The Perfect Face” in the 1930s

Here are some of the many, many faces of the young Robert Taylor in the 1930s.

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About giraffe44

I became a Robert Taylor fan at the age of 15 when his TV show, "The Detectives" premiered. My mother wanted to watch it because she remembered Mr. Taylor from the thirties. I took one look and that was it. I spent the rest of my high school career watching Robert Taylor movies on late night TV, buying photos of him, making scrapbooks and being a typical teenager. College, marriage and career intervened. I remember being sad when Mr. Taylor died. I mailed two huge scrapbooks to Ursula Thiess. I hope she got them. Time passed, retirement, moving to Florida. Then in 2012 my husband Fred pointed that there were two Robert Taylor movies that evening on Turner Classic Movies--"Ivanhoe" and "Quentin Durward." I watched both and it happened all over again. I started this blog both for fans and for people who didn't know about Robert Taylor. As the blog passes 200,000 views I'm delighted that so many people have come by and hope it will help preserve the legacy of this fine actor and equally good man.
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3 Responses to “The Perfect Face” in the 1930s

  1. Carole says:

    Thanks! Long time fan too. Under appreciated in my opinion!
    Carole

  2. giraffe44 says:

    Definitely unappreciated for a long time but I think that this is changing. The reviews of Mr. Taylor’s films on Amazon and the discussions of him on TCM suggest to me that people are beginning to realize just how good he was.

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