Monthly Archives: March 2014

“Billy the Kid” 1941, Is Playing on TCM on March 31 (USA) Update

Note: This may not be true.  I was going by TCM’s “Now Playing” but other listings say it is the 1930 b & w version.  “Billy the Kid” is playing on Turner Classic Movies on Monday, March 31 at 12 … Continue reading

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“Quentin Durward” Is Playing on TCM on March 30 (USA)

“Quentin Durward” (1955) is playing on Turner Classic Movies on Sun, March 30, 2014 06:15 PM est. Closed captioned. Director: Richard Thorpe. Robert Taylor, Kay Kendall, Robert Morley, George Cole, Alec Clunes, Duncan Lamont, Marius Goring. Taylor plays Sir Walter … Continue reading

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MGM Moles

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People who instantly recognize the names Clark Gable, Cary Grant, John Wayne or Greta Garbo often haven’t heard of Robert Taylor.  The reason for this is a subject for investigation. His outstanding looks worked against Robert Taylor.  People often believe … Continue reading

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“Waterloo Bridge” 1940 Is Playing on TCM on March 24 (USA)

“Waterloo Bridge” (1940) is playing on Turner Classic Movies on Mon, March 24, 2014 06:00 AM est.  This was both Robert Taylor’s and Vivien Leigh’s favorite movie. Robert Taylor was an inspired choice for the role… Not only does he … Continue reading

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Robert Taylor: a Profile in Courage

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Robert Taylor (letterhead) November 12, 1968 Dear Joyce and Ken—– Thank you so much for your recent concern—and the warm thoughtfulness expressed in your message to me while I was at St. John’s hospital. Unfortunately, I seem to have overmatched … Continue reading

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Robert Taylor and Elizabeth Taylor

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Robert Taylor and Elizabeth Taylor co-starred in two films: the less than thrilling thriller Conspirator (1949) and the blockbuster Ivanhoe (1952). Ms. Taylor also had a cameo in Quo Vadis in which she was fed to the lions. On the … Continue reading

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“The Power and the Prize” Is Playing on TCM on March 20 (USA)

“The Power and the Prize” (1956) is playing on Turner Classic Movies on Thursday, March 20, 2014 04:00 PM est.  Closed captioned. “The Power and the Prize” is very much a movie of its time. Released in 1956, it reflects … Continue reading

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