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August 5 Is Robert Taylor’s Birthday

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Robert Taylor was born on August 5, 1911.  2019 is the 108th anniversary of his birth.  Mr. Taylor died on June 8, 1969 from lung cancer. Robert Taylor was one of the most talented and versatile actors of Hollywood’s Golden … Continue reading

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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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Bob Taylor Earns His Navy Wings

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This article is from a movie magazine from sometime in the forties. The following article is reprinted from the Bayou Tale Spinner, New Orleans, Louisiana, where Robert Taylor has been a student.  We were very interested to learn what the … Continue reading

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Loew’s Weekly Vol. 18 Friday August 28, 1936

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Loew’s Weekly was a free publication for moviegoers at Loew’s theatres.  This is from their August 28, 1936 edition. Bob Taylor Takes New York with New Hit by Max Miles Broadway has become a one-way street called “Lovers Lane!”  All … 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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An American Abroad: 4th Installment of Bob Taylor’s Report from Rome

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This article is from Screen Guide magazine, 1950. This latest of Bob Taylor’s reports to Screen Guide readers brings us the exciting news that Metro is now filming some of the most important  scenes of Quo Vadis.  So Bob Taylor … 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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