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Robert Taylor Overview:

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.

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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.

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The Gorgeous Hussy (1936) with Joan Crawford and

By 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


The Gorgeous Hussy (1936) with Joan Crawford and

By 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


Barbara Stanwyck and watches and sapphires 1930s

By ImagineMDD on Jul 5, 2014 From Pop Culture ImagineMDD

Keeping time with Barbara Stanwyck and Barbara Stanwyck Original Vintage Transparency Rare Photo Fans spent several years watching what would happen with and Barbara Stanwyck. Couldn't she have a dance with the man at a club without all the papers sayi... Read full article


Ivanhoe (1952) with and Elizabeth Taylor

By Orson De Welles on May 22, 2014 From Classic Film Freak

Share This! When I signed up to participate in the Fabulous Films of the 50s blogathon, for whatever reason I was drawn to the epic film.  To me the 50s in Hollywood was one of trepidation, as television was making inroads and threatening the livelihoods of the studios.  The studio system as it was ... Read full article


Ride, Vaquero! (1953) with and Ava Gardner

By Orson De Welles on Jan 20, 2014 From Classic Film Freak

Share This! A Flaming Drama of Dangerous Love! 1953’s Ride, Vaquero! is a rather overlooked and underrated western .  On paper, it holds quite a bit of potential with a stellar cast.  Ava Gardner and both star above the title, mind you.  They are supported by Howard Keel and Anthony Qu... Read full article


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Robert Taylor Quotes:

Jim 'Holy' Sherwood: Don't you get fed up sometimes?
Billy: Fed up with what?
Jim 'Holy' Sherwood: Oh, rollin' around like a tumbleweed, being hunted, and never knowin' who's behind the next rock. I mean...
Billy: I know what you mean. I like it!


Jose Esqueda: Can you imagine a smile on Barton's face?
Rio: It's the only place where a smile could be ugly.


John 'Johnny' Eager: She's shakin' like a dice box.


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The favorite of all his films was Waterloo Bridge (1940).

In a feature in the May 21, 1961 Family Weekly magazine, Taylor stated he became a hunter during his more mature years after he met actor Gary Cooper at Sun Valley, Idaho in 1939. Occasional hunting companions of note were novelist Ernest Hemingway and actors Wallace Beery, Clark Gable, Robert Stack and John Wayne.

After studying at Doane University, he followed his cello teacher to study at Pomona College, California, where he began acting and was encouraged to join MGM's acting school before signing a seven-year contract with the studio initially at $35 a week. This is said to have set the stage as being the lowest-paid major star in the history of Hollywood; he remained at MGM for twenty-four years.

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