Tag Archives: England

Robert Taylor, Horseman: Updated

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In February 2013 I published a post called “Robert Taylor, Horseman” taken from a book by the late horse trainer Don Burt.  Since that time, I have been informed that the book contains numerous inaccuracies and fabrications.  For this reason, … Continue reading

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Robert Taylor in Europe 1937

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At the age of 27, Robert Taylor had never been outside of the United States. In August of 1937 he traveled to England aboard the liner Berengaria to make MGM’s first British feature, A Yank at Oxford. (Some accounts say … Continue reading

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Robert Taylor Meets His Fans

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  Before Justin Bieber, before the Beatles, before Elvis Presley, there was Robert Taylor.  In the 1930s and 40s young women mobbed him everywhere he went, even pulling off his clothes.  When he was in full uniform during World War … Continue reading

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Robert Taylor and Elizabeth Taylor

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Robert Taylor and Elizabeth Taylor co-starred in two films: the less than thrilling thriller Conspirator (1949) and the blockbuster Ivanhoe (1952). Ms. Taylor also had a cameo in Quo Vadis in which she was fed to the lions. On the … Continue reading

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“House of the Seven Hawks” 1959 (Updated)

The House of the Seven Hawks was a solid adventure story and it was well received by the New York Times. This is their review: The House of the Seven Hawks (1959) Mystery From Britain December 17, 1959 by A. … Continue reading

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Robert Taylor and the Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II

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This letter has bits and pieces missing but none the less reflects an interesting moment in history.  The Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II was on June 2, 1953 and this letter was written days before that.  Among other things Mr. … Continue reading

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Robert Taylor to a Fan Who Became a Friend

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ROBERT TAYLOR (letterhead) Jan. 10 [1952], Dear Miss Skinner– Just for the records, this letter is not being written by my secretary. Once in a great, great while the urge to answer a letter overcomes me and away I go. … Continue reading

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