Tag Archives: Ursula Thiess

Robert Taylor Died 50 Years Ago on June 8

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Robert Taylor died on June 8, 1969 in St. John’s Hospital in Santa Monica, California. Decades of chain smoking had given him lung cancer. His ashes are interred at Forest Lawn Cemetery in Glendale,  California.  Mr. Taylor left behind 77 … 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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Many Rivers To Cross, 1955, Is Playing on TCM on March 22 (USA)

There is a trifecta of excellent Robert Taylor movies on March 22 and 23: Many Rivers To Cross, Westward the Women and Valley of the Kings. Many Rivers To Cross, 1955, is playing on Turner Classic Movies on Friday, March … 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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Dino Droppings: Poems by Terry Taylor

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Terry Taylor, son of Robert Taylor and Ursula Thiess, has recently published a book of poetry.  The full title is Dino Droppings: A Collection of Poems by Terry Taylor. The book is brought to life (illustrated) with quirky line drawings … Continue reading

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Neither Rod nor Reel nor Retakes Will Keep Them Apart

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This is from a movie magazine from the 1950s.  I don’t know any more than that. Enjoy! The photos are not from the original article.  They are from a 1961 LIFE Magazine article.  Mr. Taylor is teaching his son Terry … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Robert Taylor!

Happy 107th Birthday Robert Taylor! August 5, 2018 From all the fans who still love you.

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