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Lady of the Tropics, 1939 and Billy the Kid, 1941 Are Playing on TCM on June 8 (USA)

On June 8, 1969, Robert Taylor died of lung cancer at St. John’s Hospital in Santa Monica, CA.  On the anniversary of this day, Turner Classic is playing two of his films–Lady of the Tropics, 1939 at 4:30 p.m. est … Continue reading

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Billy the Kid, 1941 Will Be Shown on TCM Movies on Demand Until September 8 (USA)

Billy the Kid,1941, Robert Taylor’s first western, will be playing on Turner Classic Movies on Demand until September 8.  Closed captioned. Billy the Kid (1941) is an early example of the use of Technicolor. The film is visually outstanding. Cinematographers … 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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“Billy the Kid” 1941, Is Playing on TCM on March 31 (USA) Update

Note: This may not be true.  I was going by TCM’s “Now Playing” but other listings say it is the 1930 b & w version.  “Billy the Kid” is playing on Turner Classic Movies on Monday, March 31 at 12 … Continue reading

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Robert Taylor in “Billy the Kid,” 1941

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Billy the Kid (1941) is an early example of the use of Technicolor. The film is visually outstanding. Cinematographers William V. Skall and Leonard Smith received an Oscar nomination for their work on the film and should have won. From … Continue reading

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Two Great Robert Taylor Westerns on TCM on Monday, April 8 (USA)

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Billy the Kid (1941) is playing on Turner Classic Movies on Mon, April 08, 2013 10:45 AM est.  Listed as Closed Captioned. A misunderstood youngster turns into one of the West’s most notorious outlaws. Billy the Kid. Say that name … Continue reading

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Taylor and Stanwyck at Grauman’s Chinese Theater

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One of the most prestigious honors for a Hollywood movie star is to have his or her hand and footprints immortalized in cement in the forecourt of Grauman’s Chinese theater.  The tradition began in1927 with Norma Talmadge.  Legend has it … Continue reading

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