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An Afternoon of Robert Taylor Films: Ivanhoe and Valley of the Kings on April 15 (USA)

Two Robert Taylor movies are playing one after the other on Saturday, April 15.  At 2 p.m. est it’s Ivanhoe, 1952, co-starring Elizabeth Taylor, Joan Fontaine and George Sanders.  Closed captioned.  Ivanhoe was one of the most successful films of … Continue reading

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Two Robert Taylor Films Are Now Available on DVD

Valley of the Kings, 1954 and Lady of the Tropics, 1939 are now available on DVD from WB Shop and other retailers. Prices vary. Valley is a swashbuckler set in 1900.  It is about Mark Brandon,  the archaeologist who inspired … Continue reading

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Valley of the Kings, 1954, Is Playing on TCM April 2 (USA)

Valley of the Kings, 1954, is playing on Turner Classic Movies on Saturday, April 2, at 4:00 p.m. Closed captioned.  Mark Brandon, the ruggedly handsome archaeologist played by Robert Taylor is thought to be the inspiration for Indiana Jones. This … Continue reading

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Valley of the Kings, 1954 Is Playing on TCM on March 14 (USA)

Valley of the Kings, 1954 is playing on Turner Classic Movies on Saturday March 14 at 12:15 pm est.  Closed captioned.  It will also be available on TCM’s  new feature called Movies on Demand, where you can watch a film … Continue reading

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Robert Taylor Behind the Scenes: “Valley of the Kings,” 1954 (updated)

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Valley of the Kings 1954 Valley of the Kings was a difficult shoot for several reasons:  Robert Taylor and director Robert Pirosh had differences; Eleanor Parker and Robert Taylor were having an affair; the physical conditions in Egypt were harsh. … Continue reading

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“Valley of the Kings” 1954 Is Playing on TCM on January 11 (USA)

“Valley of the Kings” (1954) is playing on Turner Classic Movies on Sat, January 11, 2014 at 2:00 PM est.” Closed captioned. This is one of my favorite Robert Taylor pictures. Eleanor Parker and he had wonderful chemistry and both … Continue reading

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Remembering Eleanor Parker

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Eleanor Parker, a star of film, television and the Broadway stage died on December 9, 2013 of complications from pneumonia.  Born on June 26, 1922, she was ninety one years old.  Ms. Parker had appeared in roughly 80 films, TV … Continue reading

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