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August 5 Is Robert Taylor’s Birthday

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Robert Taylor was born on August 5, 1911.  2019 is the 108th anniversary of his birth.  Mr. Taylor died on June 8, 1969 from lung cancer. Robert Taylor was one of the most talented and versatile actors of Hollywood’s Golden … 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, Correspondent

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Robert Taylor enjoyed writing letters.  There are numerous pictures of him on various movie sets, typing on his portable typewriter.   His daughter Tessa remembers her father spending afternoons on his correspondence, holding her in his lap.  (Linda J. Alexander, “The … Continue reading

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Robert Taylor Could Have Been a Writer

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This is Robert Taylor at his funniest and most charming. Mr. Purvis was someone with whom Mr. Taylor could relax completely and it shows.  Mr. Taylor was an enthusiastic letter writer and could have written professionally if he wanted to. … Continue reading

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50 Reasons To Remember Robert Taylor

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Mostly drawn from E.A. Kral. Accomplishments and Recognition of Robert Taylor (1911-1969). Gage County Historical Society, Beatrice Nebraska, 2009. Mr. Kral is an historian who has done extensive research on Mr. Taylor’s life and work.  His work, Robert Taylor’s Nebraska … Continue reading

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