Monthly Archives: May 2014

Robert Taylor Thanks Miss Mitchell

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The following letter, dated August 7, 1964, is from Robert Taylor to an acquaintance who  sent him a birthday present.  It was written two days after his 53rd birthday.  It’s interesting  that he expresses a desire not to return to … Continue reading

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“Above and Beyond,” 1953, Is Playing on TCM May 27th (USA)

Above and Beyond (1953) is playing on Turner Classic Movies on Mon, May 26, 2014 .  03:45 AM est (actually May 27).  *NOTE*:A TCM programming day begins at 6:00am EST on the calendar day listed and runs to 5:59am EST … Continue reading

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Many Rivers To Cross, 1955

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This movie is a hoot.  Apparently it began as a serious adventure story but morphed into an all-out farce with two very compatible stars. Well worth a look.  I wrote this a while ago. “Many Rivers To Cross” was a … Continue reading

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Robert Taylor: Handsome and Modest

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Robert Taylor Few Actors Have More Handsome and More Modest By Ronald L. Bowers Films in Review Volume XVIII, No. 1 January 1967 Robert Taylor is an exceptionally handsome man, but that does not explain his stardom. An analysis of … Continue reading

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Taylor and Stanwyck in Italy, 1950

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Robert Taylor was in Italy from May to November of 1950, filming Quo Vadis.  Barbara Stanwyck, in Hollywood, began to hear reports that he was dating an extra from the film.  Always jealous, she flew to Italy and stayed for … Continue reading

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Robert Taylor on the Radio (1)

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Mme. Sans-Gene Although Robert Taylor is known today primarily as a movie and television star, he also performed in hundreds of radio plays. Some of these were adaptations of his films, others of films that he didn’t star in.  Mr. … Continue reading

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“The Gorgeous Hussy” 1936 Is Playing on TCM on May 7 (USA)

“The Gorgeous Hussy” (1936) is playing on Turner Classic Movies on Tue, May 06, 2014 04:30 AM est.(actually May 7).  *NOTE*:A TCM programming day begins at 6:00am EST on the calendar day listed and runs to 5:59am EST in the … Continue reading

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