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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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Valley of the Kings, 1954, Is Playing on TCM on May 19 (USA)

Valley of the Kings, 1954, is playing on Turner Classic Movies on Saturday May 19 at 6.15 p.m. est. Closed captioned.  Mark Brandon, the ruggedly handsome archaeologist played by Robert Taylor is thought to be the inspiration for Indiana Jones. … Continue reading

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Waterloo Bridge, 1940, Is Playing on TCM on March 22 (USA)

Waterloo Bridge, 1940, is playing on Turner Classic Movies on Thursday March 22 at noon est. Closed Captioned.  After Camille, this is Robert Taylor’s most romantic film. This was both Robert Taylor’s and Vivien Leigh’s favorite film.  Waterloo Bridge cost  … Continue reading

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Johnny Eager, 1941, Is Playing on TCM on February 18 (USA)

Johnny Eager, 1941, is playing on Sunday, February 18 at 9:15 a.m.  Closed captioned.  This is one of Mr. Taylor’s best. Don’t miss it. Directed by Mervyn LeRoy. Cast: Robert Taylor, Lana Turner, Edward Arnold, Van Heflin, Robert Sterling, Patricia … Continue reading

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Johnny Eager, 1941, Is Playing on TCM on December 12 (USA)

Johnny Eager, 1941, is playing on Tuesday December 12 at 12.30 a.m. est. (actually Wednesday Dec. 13).  Closed captioned.  This is one of Mr. Taylor’s best. Don’t miss it. Directed by Mervyn LeRoy. Cast: Robert Taylor, Lana Turner, Edward Arnold, … Continue reading

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Buried Loot, 1934, Is Playing on TCM on November 27 (USA)

“Buried Loot,” 1934, is playing on Turner Classic Movies on Monday November  27 (actually November 28) at 5:30 a.m. est.  Not closed captioned. “Buried Loot” was the first in a series of quarterly MGM short subjects called Crime Does Not … Continue reading

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The Gorgeous Hussy, 1936, Is Playing on TCM on November 1 (USA)

The Gorgeous Hussy, 1936, is playing on Turner Classic Movies on Wednesday November 1 at 11:00 a.m. est.  Closed Captioned.  It’s a story about Washington D.C. It’s about dirty tricks, sleazy operatives, scurrilous personal attacks and lies. The 2016 election?  … Continue reading

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