Monthly Archives: July 2012

A Dentist’s Brush with Fame

Copyright 1999 Robert E. Horseman, DDS (Permission to use requested; one party says he thinks it’s o.k.) I used to have a plan for what I would do if I ever came face-to-face with a real celebrity. Cool, I decided, … Continue reading

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Taylor and Stanwyck–The Long Goodbye

The marriage of Robert Taylor and Barbara Stanwyck was an odd one from the start.  They met in 1936 on a blind date just before working together in “His Brother’s Wife.”  There seemed to be a mutual attraction from the … Continue reading

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Taylor & Stanwyck – The Long Goodbye – Photos Updated

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Here’s some photos I’ve come by since the original post: Left to right: canoodling in a cab; meeting the locals Buying gas. Left to right: Rome; above the Forum; Colosseum, being ignored by the locals; Colosseum Left to right: Dining … Continue reading

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Ruth Brugh’s Lemon Meringue Pie Filling

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This recipe is in a cookbook I’ve had for years. It’s the Betty Crocker Picture Cook Book, published in 1950. I have no intention of making this, but if you do, please let me know how it comes out. The … Continue reading

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The Strange Case of Robert Taylor

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The Pittsburgh Press July 26, 1936 The Strange Case of Robert Taylor and the Movie Mania About Him By Florence Fisher Parry There isn’t such a thing, such a place, such a state of mind as Hollywood! There ISN’T such … Continue reading

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The Power and the Prize Review

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I wrote this for the IMDB. “The Power and the Prize” is very much a movie of its time. Released in 1956, it reflects both the international situation of the mid fifties and the changing power structure at M-G-M. Amalgamated … Continue reading

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Killers of Kilimanjaro Review

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I really wanted to like “Killers of Kilimanjaro.”  It has a lot going for it:  beautiful African locations; adorable baby animals; photography in Cinemascope; exotic people; a suitably tense soundtrack–and Robert Taylor.  There is some humor, some action and a … Continue reading

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