Legendary actor, Robert Taylor, was born Spangler Arlington Brugh on Aug 5, 1911 in Filley, NE. Taylor died at the age of 57 on Jun 8, 1969 in Santa Monica, CA and was laid to rest in Forest Lawn (Glendale) Cemetery in Glendale, CA.
HONORS and AWARDS:.
He was honored with one star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Motion Pictures. Robert Taylor's handprints and footprints were 'set in stone' at Grauman's Chinese Theater during imprint ceremony #57 on Jun 11, 1941. In addition, Taylor was inducted into the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum . Taylor was never nominated for an Academy Award.
On Blu-ray: and Stewart Granger in The Last Hunt (1956)By KC on Oct 11, 2018 From Classic Movies
Based on a novel by Milton Lott, but featuring real buffalo herd thinning, the Richard Brooks-directed The Last Hunt (1956) is an unusual mix of fact and fiction. It comes from a period where westerns took on more moral complexity. Heroes are less certain, violence isn't as superficial, and a feelin... Read full article
Fridays With : Lady of the Tropics (1939)on May 20, 2016 From Journeys in Classic Film
returns in this old-fashioned tale of forbidden love, miscegenation and fabulous fashions! Lady of the Tropics saw Taylor as a Hollywood star, paired up with actress Hedy Lamarr in her second Hollywood film, all directed by the fabulous Jack Conway who helmed the likes of Libeled Lady ... Read full article
Fridays With : Times Square Lady (1935)on May 13, 2016 From Journeys in Classic Film
The TCM Classic Film Festival left me behind on my Fridays With… series. The crop of Taylor films this month aren’t his best, but they’re a start.? We kick off this dive into the career of with his first leading role. Movies are critiqued today if they’re incons... Read full article
Lady of the Tropics (1939) with and Hedy LamarrBy Orson DeWelles on Feb 18, 2016 From Classic Film Freak
Share This! Hedy Lamarr set the world aflame with her beauty in Algiers! Now you see her in the arms of a dashing Bob Taylor! Second time?s the charm, right? Or is that supposed to be the third time? In any case, after Hedy Lamarr?s American debut in Algiers, MGM was eager to get her into another ve... Read full article
The Gorgeous Hussy (1936) with Joan Crawford andBy Orson De Welles on Mar 12, 2015 From Classic Film Freak
Share This! At some time during 1936 the powers that were at MGM decided to take perhaps their biggest star of the time, Joan Crawford, and pull out all the stops in putting her in the highest quality production. The subject matter they picked was somewhat odd to say the least. For Ms. Crawford (tec... Read full article
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Rigby: Yeah, it got caught in a broken promise.
Ward Kinsman: You sure must need those ten big dollars a day the Army paid you to come up here.
Frank Holly: I got a sick wife.
Ward Kinsman: It beats a sick widow!
Mark Preysing: She knows nothing about international politics, she has the mind of an artist, she sees people as general humanity, not as separate races.
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