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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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Waterloo Bridge, 1940, Is Playing on TCM on December 29 (USA)

Waterloo Bridge, 1940, is playing on Turner Classic Movies on Sunday, December 29 at 8:00 a.m. est. Closed captioned. This was both Robert Taylor’s and Vivien Leigh’s favorite film.  Waterloo Bridge cost  $1,164,000.00 to make and made a profit of  … Continue reading

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Johnny Eager, 1942, Is Playing on TCM on November 9 and 10 (USA)

Johnny Eager, 1942, is playing on Turner Classic Movies on Saturday November 9 at midnight and on Sunday, November 10 at 10 a.m. November 9 is not closed captioned. November 10  captioned.  This is one of Mr. Taylor’s best. Don’t … Continue reading

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Small Town Girl, 1936, Is Playing on TCM on October 21 (USA)

Small Town Girl, 1936, is playing on Turner Classic Movies on Monday, October 21 at 8:45 a.m. Closed captioned. For most of her career Janet Gaynor did nothing but play small town girls, the best known being Esther Blodgett. But … Continue reading

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Ivanhoe, 1952, Is playing on October 19 (USA)

Ivanhoe, 1952 is playing on Turner Classic Movies on October 19 at 6 a.m. Not closed captioned. Ivanhoe was one of the most successful films of the year and brought in over $10 million at the box office, about $89,823,018.87 in … 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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High Wall, 1947 + Quo Vadis, 1950, are Playing on TCM on Sept. 10 (USA)

My two favorite Robert Taylor movies, High Wall, 1947 and Quo Vadis, 1950 are playing on our anniversary, September 10.  High Wall is at 9 a.m. and Quo Vadis is at 3:15 p.m.  Both films are closed captioned.  No other … Continue reading

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