Tag Archives: Ursula Thiess

In Memoriam Robert Taylor

In Memoriam Robert Taylor August 5, 1911 June 8, 1969 George Cukor, director. “Robert Taylor was my favorite actor. He was a gentleman. That’s rare in Hollywood.” (W.F. Buckley, “MGM Moles Dig Themselves a Hole,” Column, Jan 30, 1990) Mr. … Continue reading

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Lonely Old Bob Taylor

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What do you know! Beautiful Ursula Thiess has just married lonely old Bob Taylor—that poor cuss who has nothing to offer a girl but love, fun and security! By Richard Moore Screen Album, 1954 The beginning of the article is … Continue reading

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Un-Dedicated Actor

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Un-Dedicated Actor I don’t know the source of this, but it is from a movie magazine from the early 1962 or 1963. He became a movie star because he “just happened” to join a college acting group. He was lonely, … Continue reading

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An Emergency Comes to a Mountain Cabin

This is from a 1950s movie magazine. I don’t know which one.  If it’s true, it’s a look into movie making back then. Notified that he’d star in a modern story, Irwin Shaw’s 32nd Day, (it’s about pilots flying between … Continue reading

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Robert Taylor and Eleanor Parker: 2 Films Are Playing on TCM on August 7

Two films are playing on Turner Classic Movies on August 7.  The first is Many Rivers To Cross at 6:00 p.m. est and the second is Valley of the Kings at 12:15 a.m. est. (Actually August 8) Both are closed … Continue reading

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Many Rivers To Cross, 1955, Is Playing on TCM on July 8 (USA)

Many Rivers To Cross, 1955, is playing on Turner Classic Movies on Saturday July 8 at 2:3 est.  Closed Captioned.  This outrageous farce is one of my favorites–tremendous performances from both of the leads. This wonderful rollicking comedy set in … Continue reading

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Robert Taylor Died on June 8, 1969

Robert Taylor died of lung cancer on June 8, 1969.  At his funeral, California Governor Ronald Reagan gave the eulogy.  Here are a few excerpts from that eulogy, given on June 11, 1969. “How to say farewell to a friend … Continue reading

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