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Cattle King, 1963, Is Playing on TCM on June 11 (USA)

Cattle King, 1963 is playing on Turner Classic Movies on Tuesday, June 11 at 3:30 p.m. est.  Not closed captioned. Cattle King is the last film Robert Taylor made under his MGM contract. His full-time contract had ended in 1959 … Continue reading

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Valley of the Kings, 1954, Is Playing on TCM on April 17 (USA)

Valley of the Kings, 1954, is playing on Turner Classic Movies on Wednesday, April 17 at 6:30 p.m. est. Closed captioned.  Mark Brandon, the ruggedly handsome archaeologist played by Robert Taylor is thought to be the inspiration for Indiana Jones. … Continue reading

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I Love Melvin, 1953, Is Playing on TCM on April 1 (USA)

April 2019 will be an excellent month for Robert Taylor films on Turner Classic Movies.  There will  be seven, including two showings of Camille.  The others are All the Brothers Were Valiant, Ride Vaquero, Valley of the Kings and Waterloo … Continue reading

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Valley of the Kings, 1954, Is Playing on TCM on March 23 (USA)

Valley of the Kings, 1954, is playing on Turner Classic Movies on Saturday, March 23 at 4:15 p.m. p.m. est. Closed captioned.  Mark Brandon, the ruggedly handsome archaeologist played by Robert Taylor is thought to be the inspiration for Indiana … Continue reading

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Robert Taylor: The Last Matinee Idol

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This is from a movie magazine under the category “Nostalgia.”  The year is 1974, based on some obituaries in it.  I couldn’t find the name of  the magazine on any of the pages.  I don’t agree with the premise of … Continue reading

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Waterloo Bridge, 1940, Is Playing on TCM on January 18 (USA)

Waterloo Bridge, 1940, is playing on Turner Classic Movies on Friday, January 18 at 9:15 a.m. est. Not Closed Captioned.  After Camille, this is Robert Taylor’s most romantic film. This was both Robert Taylor’s and Vivien Leigh’s favorite film.  Waterloo … Continue reading

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Johnny Eager, 1942, Is Playing on TCM on November 12 (USA)

Johnny Eager, 1941, is playing on Monday, November 12 at 4:00 p.m. est.  Closed captioned.  This is one of Mr. Taylor’s best. Don’t miss it. Directed by Mervyn LeRoy. Cast: Robert Taylor, Lana Turner, Edward Arnold, Van Heflin, Robert Sterling, … Continue reading

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