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I Love Melvin, 1953, Is Playing On TCM on June 15 (USA)

I Love Melvin, 1953, is playing on Turner Classic Movies on June 15 at 1:30 p.m. est.  Closed captioned. Okay, I Love Melvin isn’t a Robert Taylor movie.  It is a fun movie with a delightful cameo by Mr. Taylor. … Continue reading

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“I Love Melvin” Is Playing on TCM on December 4 (USA)

I Love Melvin (1953) is playing on Turner Classic Movies on Thu, December 04, 2014 10:15 AM est.  Closed captioned. Okay, I Love Melvin isn’t a Robert Taylor movie.  It is a fun movie with a delightful cameo by Mr. … Continue reading

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Flesh Sculptors: Keeping Healthy in Tinseltown

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Literary Digest March 6, 1937 FLESH SCULPTORS: Screen Players Find It’s Fun to Keep Healthy—Here’s How. Various healthy activities are demonstrated by Mr. Robert Taylor The girl with the piquant face, a movie star in the making, watched the studio … Continue reading

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“I Love Melvin” Is Not Playing on TCM on April 13 (USA) Updated

Sorry, this appears to have been changed.  I went to set my recorder and found a Mickey Rooney film in this time slot.  I’m sure it’s part of a salute to Mr. Rooney after his death.  Hopefully Melvin will turn … Continue reading

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Robert Taylor Apologizes to Ginger Rogers

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This undated, handwritten note is thoroughly enigmatic. I would guess that it is before World War II, maybe in the late thirties. Mr. Taylor and Ms. Rogers dated in the early thirties but probably only because MGM wanted him to … Continue reading

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Taylor and Stanwyck: The Art of the Domestic Photo Shoot

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Recently I watched a 1949 film “The Barkleys of Broadway” with Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers. During the film the Barkleys host a photo shoot for Look Magazine at their home. The Barkleys were at loggerheads at this point and … Continue reading

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