Category Archives: Television

Material from TV appearances.

Robert Taylor All-Time Hero

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Note:  I’ve added a page called Fan Art which currently shows the works of two  visual artists and Robert Taylor fans.  Click on Fan Art below the header picture. The source of this article is unknown. The photo captions are … Continue reading

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Twinkle, Twinkle Little TV Star–But for How Long?

Twinkle, Twinkle Little TV Star But for How Long? By Charles Denton Los Angeles Herald-Examiner TV Weekly Jan.28-Feb.3 1962 An argument that has understandably preoccupied TV actors almost since the inception of the medium has to do whether or not … Continue reading

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Robert Taylor’s Detectives on DVD?

I received this today from Vic: Anyone who is a fan of The Detectives…send an e-mail to Shout Factory and suggest The Detectives Starring Robert Taylor.  They just produced WRKP in Cincinnati and it is awesome! Go to this link … Continue reading

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Robert Taylor Talks about Television

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Robert Taylor’s Thoughts about Television Taylor Talks Turkey TV Guide October 10-16, 1959 A movie idol calmly explains he is going into TV without illusions. I have no illusions whatever,” said Robert Taylor, lighting a cigaret and eying a cup … Continue reading

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Robert Taylor on “What’s My Line?”

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Robert Taylor appeared on the television program “What’s My Line” on February 26, 1956. John Daly was (as always) the host and the panelists were Arlene Francis, Dorothy Kilgallen, Bennett Cerf and Fred Allen. When he signed in there was … Continue reading

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Robert Taylor’s Coffee Commercial

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Around 1960 Robert Taylor and Ursula Thiess made a commercial for Maxwell House Instant Coffee.  It ran regularly on his show “The Detectives” and probably other places.  The commercial is charming.  It starts with Mr. Taylor introducing his ranch and … Continue reading

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Robert Taylor’s Detectives

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“The Detectives,” also called “Robert Taylor’s Detectives’ and “Captain of Detectives,” ran from 1959 through 1962. The protagonist is Captain Matt Holbrook (Mr. Taylor) a hard bitten (and slightly Dick Tracy-esque) Captain of the detectives in a large (and unnamed) … Continue reading

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