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Flight Command, 1940, Is Playing on TCM on October 24 (USA)

Flight Command, 1940, is playing on Turner Classic Movies on Wednesday, October 24 at 6 pm est.  Not closed captioned. This is the film that got Robert Taylor hooked on flying.  Mr. Taylor started taking flying lessons right away.  His … Continue reading

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Undercurrent, 1946, Is Playing on TCM on September 28 (USA)

Undercurrent, 1946, is playing on Turner Classic Movies on Friday, September 28 at 2:15 p.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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Happy Birthday Robert Taylor!

Happy 107th Birthday Robert Taylor! August 5, 2018 From all the fans who still love you.

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Lady of the Tropics, 1939, Is Playing on TCM on July 14 (USA)

Lady of the Tropics (1939) is playing on Turner Classic Movies on July 14 at 6:15 a.m. est. Not closed captioned. For those who don’t realize it the Lady of the Tropics we’re referring to is Hedy Lamarr who falls … Continue reading

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Tip-Off on Taylor

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Movies Magazine, ca. 1940 At four o’clock one Saturday afternoon, Robert Taylor left the set, having spent the day testing under the technicolor lights.  The director called out, “Get a good rest over the weekend, Bob.” “Rest?” Bob repeated, “my … Continue reading

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The Crowd Roars, 1938, Is Playing on TCM on July 7 (USA)

July is going to be a good month for Robert Taylor films on Turner Classic Movies.  There are 6, including two showings of Party Girl.  The first is The Crowd Roars, made in 1938.  It is showing on Saturday July … Continue reading

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In Memoriam Robert Taylor

In Memoriam Robert Taylor August 5, 1911 June 8, 1969 George Cukor, director. “Robert Taylor was my favorite actor. He was a gentleman. That’s rare in Hollywood.” (W.F. Buckley, “MGM Moles Dig Themselves a Hole,” Column, Jan 30, 1990) Mr. … Continue reading

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