Monthly Archives: June 2019

Above and Beyond, 1952, Is Playing on TCM on June 27. (USA)

Above and Beyond, 1952 is playing on Turner Classic Movies on Thursday, June 27 at 5:00 a.m. (actually June 28).  Closed captioned.  This is one of several roles for which Robert Taylor should have won an Oscar.  He was outstanding. … Continue reading

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Remember? 1939 Is Playing on TCM on June 22 (USA)

Remember?, 1939, is playing on Turner Classic Movies on Saturday, June 22 at 6:30 a.m. Not closed captioned. Greer Garson was a rising star in 1939 and this film was her follow up to “Goodbye Mr. Chips.” She had proved … Continue reading

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Bataan, 1943, Is Playing on TCM on June 13 (USA)

Bataan (1943) is playing on Turner Classic Movies on Thursday, June 13 at 12 noon est.  Closed captioned.  This is an extremely intense picture, made when nobody knew for sure how the war would end. Well worth watching. This is … Continue reading

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Robert Taylor Died 50 Years Ago on June 8

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Robert Taylor died on June 8, 1969 in St. John’s Hospital in Santa Monica, California. Decades of chain smoking had given him lung cancer. His ashes are interred at Forest Lawn Cemetery in Glendale,  California.  Mr. Taylor left behind 77 … Continue reading

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Cattle King, 1963, Is Playing on TCM on June 11 (USA)

Cattle King, 1963 is playing on Turner Classic Movies on Tuesday, June 11 at 3:30 p.m. est.  Not closed captioned. Cattle King is the last film Robert Taylor made under his MGM contract. His full-time contract had ended in 1959 … Continue reading

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