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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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Tip On a Dead Jockey, 1957, Is Playing on TCM on August 10 (USA)

“Tip on a Dead Jockey” (1957), is playing on Turner Classic Movies on Friday, August 10 (actually Saturday August 11) at 4:00 a.m. est.  Closed captioned. Tip on a Dead Jockey looks at the plight of a veteran pilot who … 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 Bribe, 1949, Is Playing on TCM on July 3 (USA)

The Bribe, 1949, is playing on Turner Classic Movies on Monday July 3 at 10:15 a.m. est. Closed captioned.  The Bribe has a minimal story but great actors including Robert Taylor, Ava Gardner, Charles Laughton and Vincent Price.  The chemistry … Continue reading

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Above and Beyond, 1952, Is Playing on TCM on May 26 (USA)

Above and Beyond, 1952 is playing on Turner Classic Movies on Friday, May 26 at 12:30 a.m. est. (which is actually May 27).  Closed captioned.  This is one of several roles for which Robert Taylor should have won an Oscar.  … Continue reading

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Flight Command, 1940, Is Playing on TCM on February 8 (USA)

Flight Command, 1940, is playing on Turner Classic Movies on Wednesday, February 8 at 12 noon.  Closed captioned. This is the film that got Robert Taylor hooked on flying.  Mr. Taylor started taking flying lessons right away.  His devotion to … Continue reading

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Flight Command, 1940, Is Playing on TCM on December 14 (USA)

Flight Command, 1940, is playing on Turner Classic Movies on December 14 at 4:30 p.m. est.  Closed Captioned.  This is the film that got Robert Taylor hooked on flying.  Mr. Taylor started taking flying lessons right away.  His devotion to … Continue reading

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