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Remembering Robert Osborne

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Robert Osborne, who displayed an encyclopedic knowledge — and love — of films and film history as the primary host of Turner Classic Movies, has died in New York, the network said Monday. He was 84. Osborne was a former … Continue reading

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Robert Taylor Trivia: S.A. Brugh, Murder Suspect

Loren Estleman’s Brazen is the latest of his Valentino Hollywood mystery series.  In this excellent read, one of the suspects is calling himself S. A. Brugh.  I won’t say any more so as not to ruin the mystery. There is … Continue reading

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Bob Taylor Chases Girls

The following is from Motion Picture magazine, February 1937. A reporter on a Hollywood paper got the thrill of his life, just the other day.  He’s got a gal friend who works in movies and lives at the Girls’ Studio … Continue reading

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Thank You for a Quarter of a Million Views

Start the music!  This blog has now had over a quarter of a million views.  I want to thank everyone who has stopped by, either once or many times.   It’s gratifying to know that there is so much interest in … Continue reading

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Robert Taylor Trivia: Auto Registration

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This is Robert Taylor’s auto registration for 1962.  Mr. Taylor was not one for flashy new cars at this time in his life. He owned a 1954 Dodge.  The registration fee of $13 seems reasonable. This was recently for sale … Continue reading

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Robert Taylor Trivia: The “Think Pink” Party

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In the fall of 1963 Jerry Lewis gave a huge party called the “Think Pink.”  His wife Patty was expecting their sixth child and they really wanted a girl.  They already had five boys.  The room was elaborately decorated in … Continue reading

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Robert Taylor Trivia: Upstairs Downstairs

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Watching Downton Abbey brought to mind its predecessor in the 1970s, Upstairs Downstairs.  Recently Fred and I watched the whole series in order.  Then we decided to watch the 2010-2012 revival.  This series only lasted for two years because it … Continue reading

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