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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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Devil’s Doorway (1950) LOTS OF SPOILERS

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The other night I watched Devil’s Doorway and was so moved by it that I wrote the following.  The film is available on DVD from the Warner Brothers Archive Collection. Anthony Mann’s first Western the noir-flavored  Devil’s Doorway (1950). He … 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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Bob Taylor’s Ten Years in Wonderland

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BOB TAYLOR’S Ten Years in Wonderland Movie Stars Parade, 1943 This article is incomplete. If anyone could send me a copy of the last page, I would appreciate it very much.  The photo captions are the originals. I do enjoy … Continue reading

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Personal Report on Bob

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Personal Report on Bob by Mrs. May Mann Baer This is from a movie magazine, probably in 1951. Mrs. Baer was the wife of actor Buddy Baer, who played the giant Ursus in Quo Vadis. Two nights in a row … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Robert Taylor!

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Happy Birthday, Robert Taylor On August 5, 1911 a movie star was born.  His name was Spangler Arlington Brugh.  MGM changed it to Robert Taylor.  For 3 decades Robert Taylor brought quality entertainment to the public.  He changed from gorgeous … Continue reading

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