Monthly Archives: June 2014

Robert Taylor in the 1950s

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Audrey Meadows is expressing a widely held view about Robert Taylor.  She said this in the 1950s.  To my mind, Mr. Taylor never looked better than he did in the fifties.  Robert Taylor had become a sophisticate, socializing everywhere from … Continue reading

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Props, Props, Props

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Movie stars of the Golden Age were often photographed with props.  The props ranged from sensible, having something to do with a film, to silly.  In the silly, or at least puzzling category are ladders, duck decoys, monkeys and globes.  … Continue reading

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“Three Comrades,” Is Playing on TCM on June 27 (USA)

“Three Comrades”  (1938) is playing on Turner Classic Movies on Fri, June 27, 2014 09:00 AM est. Closed captioned. New York Times Review (summary):  Based on a novel by Erich Maria Remarque, Three Comrades represented one of the few successful screenwriting … Continue reading

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Robert Taylor and the Queen

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This is an article from a magazine called Hollywood Then and Now from 1991.  The author seems to be somewhat ambivalent about Robert Taylor.  He says really nice things and then goes on to say something negative.  The spelling and … Continue reading

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Robert Taylor Meets His Fans

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  Before Justin Bieber, before the Beatles, before Elvis Presley, there was Robert Taylor.  In the 1930s and 40s young women mobbed him everywhere he went, even pulling off his clothes.  When he was in full uniform during World War … Continue reading

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Robert Taylor on the Cover: the Thirties

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1930’s Movie Magazines During the 1930’s, Robert Taylor’s face was everywhere. He beamed from every newsstand in black and white and living color.  Most of the images were romantic and emphasized his good looks but a few differed.  The one … Continue reading

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Robert Taylor Died on June 8, 1969

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Robert Taylor died on June 8, 1969, On June 9, the New York Times published this obituary, starting on the front page. This is copyright the New York Times and I am claiming no rights to it. ROBERT TAYLOR, 57, … Continue reading

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