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June 5 Is Robert Taylor Day on TCM (USA)

For some reason Turner Classic Movies likes to celebrate Robert Taylor on June 5, which is neither his birthday (August 5) or the date of his death (June 8). So here’s a terrific opportunity to see Mr. Taylor in many … Continue reading

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In the Beginning: “A Wicked Woman” 1934

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A Wicked Woman (1934) was Robert Taylor’s first feature film for MGM.  Previously he had played a small part in Will Rogers’  Handy Andy (1934) for Twentieth-Century Fox.  This was followed by the lead in an MGM short, Buried Loot. … Continue reading

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“The MGM Story”– a Terrific Book

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I just bought a book called The MGM Story: the Complete History of Fifty Roaring Years.  It is by John Douglas Eames, published by Crown Publishers Inc, New York, 1975. The subtitle is: All 1713 films of MGM described and … Continue reading

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Robert Taylor’s First Screen Test

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Before he became an MGM contract player, Spangler Arlington Brugh had a screen test in 1933 at Sam Goldwyn Studios. The film, Roman Scandals, starred Eddie Cantor and was about a kind hearted young man who is thrown out of … Continue reading

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