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Rod Taylor Overview:

Actor, Rod Taylor, was born Rodney Sturt Taylor on Jan 11, 1930 in Sydney, Australia. Taylor died at the age of 85 on Jan 7, 2015 in Los Angeles, CA .

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On Blu-ray: Jane Fonda and Sizzle in Sunday in New York (1963)

By KC on Jul 28, 2020 From Classic Movies

Sunday in New York (1963) is full of men deeply and ridiculously occupied with preserving the virtue of one woman. You could say it’s of its time, though that’s not entirely true. The elements of the film that haven’t aged well are much less cringe worthy because of a well-matched ... Read full article


On Blu-ray: Doris Day and in The Glass Bottom Boat (1966)

By KC on May 14, 2019 From Classic Movies

I wrote this review days before the legendary Doris Day passed on. It is in a way a tribute to her charm and talent, because every word I've ever written about her has been a tribute. She was the living embodiment of sunshine and so phenomenally talented. Produced in the last decade of Doris Day... Read full article


On Blu-ray: , Jim Brown and Yvette Mimieux in Dark of the Sun (1968)

By KC on Jan 9, 2019 From Classic Movies

It has long baffled me that was not a bigger star. A romantic, heroic figure with acting chops to boot, he was capable of handling any role and capturing a widespread audience. His performance in Dark of the Sun (1968) is one of his best, because it captures every facet of his persona, fr... Read full article


Review: “: Pulling No Punches” (2016)

on Aug 18, 2017 From Comet Over Hollywood

In the 1950s, Hollywood was filled with suave and stylish stars like Cary Grant and William Holden, and the brooding method actors like Marlon Brando and James Dean. And then there was , who was in a class all his own. Hollywood?s top director, Alfred Hitchcock, cast him in ?The... Read full article


Warner Archive Blu-ray: James Garner, Eva Marie Saint and in 36 Hours (1964)

By KC on May 30, 2017 From Classic Movies

36 Hours is an unusual exploration of World War II era deception and intrigue, examining the vulnerability of its victims and the ruthlessness of those in power. It is a tense thriller, but with a substantial emotional core. The film is now available on Blu-ray from Warner Archive. James Garner is ... Read full article


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Rod Taylor Quotes:

Jennifer Nelson: I'm going to have you arrested.
Bruce Templeton: They're going to have you arrested, for going around without your bottom.


Col. Stuart Valois: I've discovered, Mr. Chuka, that to a savage kindness means weakness. He'll despise you for it. The moment you turn your back, he'll put a knife in it. I offer you that piece of intelligence. It might save your life someday.
Chuka: Colonel, they're awful hungry out there. I think they're mean. And unless you give them food or the rifles to hunt their own, they're gonna come in here and *take* it. That's a little piece of intelligence that might save *your* life sometime.


Bruce Templeton: This vault of 10-inch steel plate will open only to the frequency of my own voice repeating this equation: G for gamma, B for beta, A for alpha, Omega for open sesame.


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Rod Taylor Facts
Good friend of Tippi Hedren.

Taylor had completely retired from acting when Quentin Tarantino offered him the role of British Prime Minister Winston Churchill in Inglourious Basterds (2009). At first Taylor declined the part, suggesting that Tarantino should cast Albert Finney (who had played Churchill to great acclaim in The Gathering Storm (2002) (TV)), but eventually the director talked him into it.

Played Tarzan in an Australian children's radio serial in the early 1950s.

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