Tag Archives: fans

Robert Taylor Friendship Club, 1939

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This is one of the strangest things I’ve ever seen on ebay.  I wasn’t the winning bidder but I can pass it on in this form.  It’s probably the worst written English I’ve ever seen.  But it’s fun–and somebody really … 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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A Letter from Robert Taylor

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This is a letter written by Robert Taylor in February 1969.  It is part of a correspondence with Gabrielle Skinner, a fan who became a friend, and her husband Ken.  The correspondence went on for at least 17 years. It … Continue reading

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Ursula Thiess Letter

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This letter by Ursula Thiess is for sale on eBay–not by me.  It is in a lot with two letters by Robert Taylor and the seller has priced the lot at $300–way beyond my budget.  I just thought that this … Continue reading

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Remembering Audrey Totter

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Audrey Totter was under contract to MGM from 1944 to 1951. Her specialty was playing hard edged, fast talking women in various films noir.  When the genre went out of favor, she tried to expand into other parts but had … Continue reading

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From the Beginning Robert Taylor Was Special

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Richard Haestier Finds the Idol of Tomorrow The Queenslander, Brisbane, Australia, 4 February 1937 Millions of girls who take their romance by proxy have chosen Robert Taylor for their boy friend. They may have beaux of their own, but the … Continue reading

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