Monthly Archives: June 2020

Cattle King, 1963, Is Playing on TCM on June 24 (USA)

Cattle King, 1963 is playing on Turner Classic Movies on Wednesday, June 24 at 6:30 p.m. est.  Cosed captioned. Cattle King is the last film Robert Taylor made under his MGM contract. His full-time contract had ended in 1959 but … Continue reading

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Book Review: Gillian Kelly – Robert Taylor; Male Beauty, Masculinity and Stardom in Hollywood

Note:  This review reflects my own opinions and I  would welcome comments, favorable or not. This book is based on a PhD dissertation written by Gillian Kelly for the University of Glasgow.  Published by the University Press of Mississippi, 2019. … Continue reading

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In Memoriam: Robert Taylor died on June 8, 1969

Robert Taylor was born on August 5, 1911 and died on June 8, 1969.  He was a lifelong smoker and died of lung cancer.  He left behind his wife, Ursula Thiess, and two children, Terrance and Tessa.  Mr. Taylor had … Continue reading

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