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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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Johnny Eager Is Playing on TCM on February 27 (USA)

Johnny Eager, 1941, is playing on Wednesday, February 27 at 8:00 a.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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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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The Secret Land, 1948, Is Playing on TCM on May 8 (USA)

There are only two Robert Taylor films on Turner Classic Movies, USA, in May.  The first is The Secret Land, which Mr. Taylor narrates. The second is Valley of the Kings, a film I love and in which Mr. Taylor … Continue reading

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Johnny Eager, 1941, Is Playing on TCM on February 18 (USA)

Johnny Eager, 1941, is playing on Sunday, February 18 at 9:15 a.m.  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, Patricia … Continue reading

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The Secret Land, 1948, Is the Only Robert Taylor Film Playing on TCM in January (USA)

This a sad month on Turner Classic Movies for Robert Taylor fans.  There is only one film, The Secret Land, where he is one of three narrators.   I attribute this to the changes at the top at TCM.  Robert Osborne, … Continue reading

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Johnny Eager, 1941, Is Playing on TCM on December 12 (USA)

Johnny Eager, 1941, is playing on Tuesday December 12 at 12.30 a.m. est. (actually Wednesday Dec. 13).  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, … Continue reading

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