Monthly Archives: June 2014

Broadway Melody of 1938 Is Playing on TCM on June 10 (USA)

“Broadway Melody of 1938,” 1937 is playing on Turner Classic Movies on Tuesday June 10 at 9:45 a.m.  Closed captioned. Broadway Melody of 1938 is one of those pure escapist type films that folks in the Thirties paid their money … Continue reading

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“Many Rivers To Cross,” 1955, Is Playing on TCM June 5 (USA)

“Many Rivers To Cross,” 1955, is playing on Turner Classic Movies on June 5 at 12:45 p.m.  Closed captioned. This wonderful rollicking comedy set in the early days of the republic, roughly sometime in the Federalist era had to take … Continue reading

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Robert Taylor’s Expense Account

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The following are excerpts from a letter written in the early 1950s by Robert Taylor to Eddie Mannix, MGM studio executive.  Mr. Taylor had received a reprimand from Mannix about his personal expenses connected with the filming of Ivanhoe (1952). … Continue reading

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Robert Taylor, Correspondent

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Robert Taylor enjoyed writing letters.  There are numerous pictures of him on various movie sets, typing on his portable typewriter.   His daughter Tessa remembers her father spending afternoons on his correspondence, holding her in his lap.  (Linda J. Alexander, “The … Continue reading

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