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The Power and the Prize, 1956, Is Playing on TCM on January 20 (USA)

“The Power and the Prize” (1956) is playing on Turner Classic Movies on Thursday, January 20 at 6:15 p.m. The Power and the Prize is very much a movie of its time. Released in 1956, it reflects both the international … Continue reading

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Robert Taylor: the Man Behind the “Slick Pan.”

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Coronet Magazine April 1961 Robert Taylor: the Man Behind the “Slick Pan” by Louis Pollack He gave up the cello to make music with Garbo, Harlow, Ava and Lana. Couldn’t act much [grrr!] but is the longest lasting lover of … Continue reading

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Robert Taylor and the Queen

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This is an article from a magazine called Hollywood Then and Now from 1991.  The author seems to be somewhat ambivalent about Robert Taylor.  He says really nice things and then goes on to say something negative.  The spelling and … Continue reading

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Robert Taylor: Handsome and Modest

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Robert Taylor Few Actors Have More Handsome and More Modest By Ronald L. Bowers Films in Review Volume XVIII, No. 1 January 1967 Robert Taylor is an exceptionally handsome man, but that does not explain his stardom. An analysis of … Continue reading

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Robert Taylor and Spangler Arlington Brugh

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Robert Taylor was born in 1934. He sprang fully formed from the head of Louis B. Mayer.* His name was chosen by Ida Koverman, Mayer’s secretary. He was tall, dark and handsome with sparkling blue eyes and black hair. His … Continue reading

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