Monthly Archives: May 2015

Lt. Robert Taylor, United States Naval Reserve 1943-1945

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We know little about Robert Taylor’s life in the Navy.  There were no journalists following him around to record his life and snag interviews.  His three years in the Navy seemed to have changed Mr. Taylor profoundly–he went in still … Continue reading

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Bataan, 1943, Is Playing on TCM on May 24 (USA)

Bataan (1943) is playing on Turner Classic Movies on Sunday May 24 on Turner Classic Movies at 2:00 pm est. Closed captioned. This is one of the best war films of its era, and it is actually less anti-Japanese than … Continue reading

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Small Town Girl, 1936, Is Playing on TCM on May 20 (USA)

Small Town Girl (1936) is playing on Turner Classic Movies on Wed, May 20, 2015 07:15 AM est. Closed captioned. For most of her career Janet Gaynor did nothing but play small town girls, the best known being Esther Blodgett. … Continue reading

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Quentin Durward Is Playing on TCM on May 18 (USA)

Quentin Durward (1955) is playing on Turner Classic Movies on Mon, May 18, 2015 12:00 AM est. Closed captioned.  *NOTE*:A TCM programming day begins at 6:00am EST on the calendar day listed and runs to 5:59am EST in the morning … Continue reading

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Robert Osborne on Robert Taylor, part 2

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From Now Playing, April 2010 There was a time In Hollywood’s past when the single most essential asset one needed to be a genuine movie star was a near-perfect profile. People primarily went to the movies, it was believed, not … Continue reading

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Taylor and Stanwyck at the Venice Film Festival, 1950

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Recognized as the oldest film festival in the world, the Venice Film Festival began in 1932 in Venice, Italy. Founded by Count Giuseppe Volpi di Misurata, the Festival was originally held at the Hotel Excelsior in Venice. Only a handful … Continue reading

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Robert Taylor Friendship Club, 1939

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This is one of the strangest things I’ve ever seen on ebay.  I wasn’t the winning bidder but I can pass it on in this form.  It’s probably the worst written English I’ve ever seen.  But it’s fun–and somebody really … Continue reading

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