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Robert Taylor Trivia: French Filmmaker Makes Documentary About Taylor & Stanwyck

I received this message recently: Hello, I’m a French journalist and filmmaker doing a documentary about Taylor and Stanwyck. Is there a way I could contact you ? Thanks in advance.  Taylor biographers Linda J. Alexander and Charles Tranberg were … Continue reading

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Robert Taylor Actor Has 100,000 Views July 10, 2014

Thank You!         Thank You!          Thank You!          Thank You!          Thank You! When I started this blog in 2012 I had no idea whether anyone would ever look at it.  My husband and I had moved to Florida in 2011 and began … Continue reading

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Robert Taylor’s Expense Account

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The following are excerpts from a letter written in the early 1950s by Robert Taylor to Eddie Mannix, MGM studio executive.  Mr. Taylor had received a reprimand from Mannix about his personal expenses connected with the filming of Ivanhoe (1952). … 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’s Family

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Robert Taylor was born in Filley, Nebraska on August 5, 1911.  The photo above is the main street of Filley in 1936. Mr. Taylor’s original name was Spangler Arlington Brugh.  At some point the Spangler and Brugh families intermarried, causing … Continue reading

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