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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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Billy the Kid, 1941, Is Playing on TCM on July 27 (USA)

Billy the Kid, 1941, is playing on Turner Classic Movies on Wednesday, July 27 at 8:15 a.m. est.  Closed captioned. Billy the Kid (1941) is an early example of the use of Technicolor. The film is visually outstanding. Cinematographers Leonard V. … Continue reading

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Lady of the Tropics, 1939 and Billy the Kid, 1941 Are Playing on TCM on June 8 (USA)

On June 8, 1969, Robert Taylor died of lung cancer at St. John’s Hospital in Santa Monica, CA.  On the anniversary of this day, Turner Classic is playing two of his films–Lady of the Tropics, 1939 at 4:30 p.m. est … Continue reading

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Billy the Kid, 1941 Will Be Shown on TCM Movies on Demand Until September 8 (USA)

Billy the Kid,1941, Robert Taylor’s first western, will be playing on Turner Classic Movies on Demand until September 8.  Closed captioned. Billy the Kid (1941) is an early example of the use of Technicolor. The film is visually outstanding. Cinematographers … Continue reading

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Robert Taylor, Horseman: Updated

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In February 2013 I published a post called “Robert Taylor, Horseman” taken from a book by the late horse trainer Don Burt.  Since that time, I have been informed that the book contains numerous inaccuracies and fabrications.  For this reason, … Continue reading

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“Robert Taylor Was the Finest Person I Have Ever Met.”

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This letter arrived this morning in the form of a comment by Martha Crawford Cantarini, long-time stuntwoman. “What a treat this web site is. I am thrilled to have found it. It is a beautiful tribute to a most deserving … Continue reading

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“Billy the Kid” 1941, Is Playing on TCM on March 31 (USA) Update

Note: This may not be true.  I was going by TCM’s “Now Playing” but other listings say it is the 1930 b & w version.  “Billy the Kid” is playing on Turner Classic Movies on Monday, March 31 at 12 … Continue reading

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