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Flight Command, 1940 Is Playing on May 26 on TCM (USA)

Flight Command, 1940, is playing on Turner Classic Movies on Sunday, May 26 at 12 noon est.  Closed captioned. This is the film that got Robert Taylor hooked on flying.  Mr. Taylor started taking flying lessons right away.  His devotion … Continue reading

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Flight Command, 1940, Is Playing on TCM on October 24 (USA)

Flight Command, 1940, is playing on Turner Classic Movies on Wednesday, October 24 at 6 pm est.  Not closed captioned. This is the film that got Robert Taylor hooked on flying.  Mr. Taylor started taking flying lessons right away.  His … Continue reading

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Tip On a Dead Jockey, 1957, Is Playing on TCM on August 10 (USA)

“Tip on a Dead Jockey” (1957), is playing on Turner Classic Movies on Friday, August 10 (actually Saturday August 11) at 4:00 a.m. est.  Closed captioned. Tip on a Dead Jockey looks at the plight of a veteran pilot who … Continue reading

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Tip-Off on Taylor

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Movies Magazine, ca. 1940 At four o’clock one Saturday afternoon, Robert Taylor left the set, having spent the day testing under the technicolor lights.  The director called out, “Get a good rest over the weekend, Bob.” “Rest?” Bob repeated, “my … Continue reading

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The Bribe, 1949, Is Playing on TCM on July 3 (USA)

The Bribe, 1949, is playing on Turner Classic Movies on Monday July 3 at 10:15 a.m. est. Closed captioned.  The Bribe has a minimal story but great actors including Robert Taylor, Ava Gardner, Charles Laughton and Vincent Price.  The chemistry … Continue reading

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Above and Beyond, 1952, Is Playing on TCM on May 26 (USA)

Above and Beyond, 1952 is playing on Turner Classic Movies on Friday, May 26 at 12:30 a.m. est. (which is actually May 27).  Closed captioned.  This is one of several roles for which Robert Taylor should have won an Oscar.  … Continue reading

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Flight Command, 1940, Is Playing on TCM on February 8 (USA)

Flight Command, 1940, is playing on Turner Classic Movies on Wednesday, February 8 at 12 noon.  Closed captioned. This is the film that got Robert Taylor hooked on flying.  Mr. Taylor started taking flying lessons right away.  His devotion to … Continue reading

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