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Cattle King, 1963, Is Playing on TCM on June 24 (USA)

Cattle King, 1963 is playing on Turner Classic Movies on Wednesday, June 24 at 6:30 p.m. est.  Cosed captioned. Cattle King is the last film Robert Taylor made under his MGM contract. His full-time contract had ended in 1959 but … Continue reading

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Escape, 1940, Is Playing on TCM on January 22 (USA)

Escape, 1940, is playing on Wednesday, January 22 at 2:15 p.m. on Turner Classic Movies.  Not closed captioned. This relatively unknown star vehicle is unusual for a number of different reasons. Although top billed, MGM Studio Queen, Norma Shearer’s role … Continue reading

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Valley of the Kings, 1954, Is Playing on TCM on September 27 (USA)

Valley of the Kings, 1954, is playing on Turner Classic Movies on Friday, September 27 at 8 a.m. Not closed captioned.  This is another of my favorite Taylor pictures–he never looked sexier than he does here.  Mark Brandon, the ruggedly … Continue reading

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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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