Monthly Archives: June 2017

The Bribe, 1949, Is Playing on TCM on July 3 (USA)

The Bribe, 1949, is playing on Turner Classic Movies on Monday July 3 at 10:15 a.m. est. Closed captioned.  The Bribe has a minimal story but great actors including Robert Taylor, Ava Gardner, Charles Laughton and Vincent Price.  The chemistry … Continue reading

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High Wall, 1947, Is Playing on TCM on June 25 (USA)

High Wall, 1947, is playing on Turner Classic Movies on Sunday, June 25 at 10:00 a.m. est.  Closed captioned. I highly recommend this film.  Robert Taylor is playing totally against type as an injured war veteran who has a haematoma … Continue reading

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Fulvia’s Graphic Novel

Robert Taylor fan Fulvia, who lives in Rome, has written a graphic novel about Mr. Taylor.  I have posted it under Fan Art.  The view it, click on Fan Art above.  The text is in Italian but the pictures alone … Continue reading

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Ivanhoe, 1952, Is Playing on TCM on June 10 (USA) and can be seen on demand until June 17

Ivanhoe, 1952, is playing on Turner Classic Movies on Saturday June 10 at 12 noon est. and can be seen on TCM on demand until June 17. Ivanhoe was one of the most successful films of the year and brought … Continue reading

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Robert Taylor Can’t Remember

A letter from Robert Taylor has recently appeared on eBay.  As usual, he hasn’t included the year but has noted the month and day. ROBERT TAYLOR February 4 Dear Mr. and Mrs. Essig—- When I got back from Webster City … Continue reading

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Robert Taylor Died on June 8, 1969

Robert Taylor died of lung cancer on June 8, 1969.  At his funeral, California Governor Ronald Reagan gave the eulogy.  Here are a few excerpts from that eulogy, given on June 11, 1969. “How to say farewell to a friend … Continue reading

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Undercurrent, 1946, Is Playing on TCM on June (USA)

Undercurrent, 1946, is playing on Turner Classic Movies on Wednesday, June 7 at 11:45 a.m. est.  Closed captioned. Director Vincente Minneli said of Undercurrent : He [Robert Taylor] out acted her [Katharine Hepburn] and stole the picture as the demanding … Continue reading

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