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Three Robert Taylor Movies Are Playing on TCM on May 8 (USA)

May 8 has a bonanza of Robert Taylor Movies on Turner Classic Movies:  Lucky Night, Times Square Lady and Her Cardboard Lover, from 1935-1942. Lucky Night, 1939, is playing at 6:00 a.m. est.  Not closed captioned. I fell in love … Continue reading

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Her Cardboard Lover, 1942 Is Playing on TCM on Demand Until September 9 (USA)

Her Cardboard Lover, 1942, is playing on Turner Classic Movies on September 2 at 3 p.m. est  and on TCM on Demand until September 9. Not closed captioned. What a delight! Robert Taylor is hired by Norma Shearer to be … Continue reading

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Robert Taylor in the 1950s

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Audrey Meadows is expressing a widely held view about Robert Taylor.  She said this in the 1950s.  To my mind, Mr. Taylor never looked better than he did in the fifties.  Robert Taylor had become a sophisticate, socializing everywhere from … Continue reading

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MGM Moles

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People who instantly recognize the names Clark Gable, Cary Grant, John Wayne or Greta Garbo often haven’t heard of Robert Taylor.  The reason for this is a subject for investigation. His outstanding looks worked against Robert Taylor.  People often believe … Continue reading

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The Premiere of Camille, 1936 (and others)

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Typical scenes from 1930s Hollywood premieres. Almost everybody in America went to the movies in 1936. The average attendance at movie theaters in 1936 was 88 million.(1) This was out of a US population of 128.05 million(2) meaning that an … Continue reading

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Robert Taylor and Communism – Aftermath

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At the very end of his testimony, Robert Taylor was asked a few somewhat odd questions by Committee member and future President Richard M. Nixon (R-CA). Nixon expresses concern that Mr. Taylor has been the subject of left-wing criticism and … Continue reading

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What Robert Taylor’s peers thought of him

Alexander, Linda J. Reluctant Witness: Robert Taylor, Hollywood, and Communism. Tease Publishing, LLC, 2008. Quirk, Lawrence. The Films of Robert Taylor. Lyle Stuart, 1979. Thiess, Ursula. …but I have promises to keep. XLibris Corporation, 2007. Tranberg, Charles. Robert Taylor: a … Continue reading

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