Monthly Archives: January 2013

Robert Taylor Looking Good in Three Comrades (1938)

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The Music of Quo Vadis

The following is from the original program book for Quo Vadis. The musical score which Dr. Miklos Rozsa, brilliant two-time Academy Award winner, has created for “Quo Vadis” is expected to set a whole new pattern for the scoring of … Continue reading

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New Robert Taylor DVDs Are Available

From Warner Archive: A Toothsome Taylor Twosome TIP ON A DEAD JOCKEY (1957) From war vet preachment yarn to domestic drama, from fateful Noir to aviation actioneer, this post Korean War suspenser leads us down a series of narrative rabbit … Continue reading

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Robert Taylor and his Beloved Dogs – Updated

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{actually 26 photos} Robert Taylor loved animals–dogs and horses especially.  He wasn’t sentimental about them, though, being a proficient hunter and fisherman.  I don’t know how he felt about cats, although he cuddles one gently in High Wall.  Here is … Continue reading

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Simplicity, Sincerity and Honesty (and Alfalfa)

The Pittsburgh Press April 8, 1938 Bob Taylor Doesn’t Know ‘Robert Taylor’ of Fan Magazines Popular Screen Idol Is Sincere Bewildered Boy Who Likes Alfalfa By Frank Aston Hollywood–Robert Taylor is something of a problem child to his handlers. They … Continue reading

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Valley of the Kings Behind the Scenes

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The following is from the Turner Classic Movies website article about Valley of the Kings. The author is Jeremy Arnold.  For the full article please visit tcm.com. “Valley of the Kings was the first major Hollywood production to be filmed … Continue reading

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Valley of the Kings in Color

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This is another of my favorite Robert Taylor flicks.  It’s not great art, just a solid adventure story from 1954 with a cast led by old pros Taylor and Eleanor Parker. The photography is admirable with many scenes filmed at … Continue reading

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