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Taylor, Robert 1911-1969

Works: 383 works in 755 publications in 8 languages and 10,035 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Western films  Comedy films  Romance films  Action and adventure films  History  Fiction  Juvenile works  Military history 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Author, Costume designer, Singer, Other, Director
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Ivanhoe by Richard Thorpe( Visual )

43 editions published between 1952 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adaptation of Sir Walter Scott's classic tale of chivalric romance and courtly intrigue among the knights of medieval England
Quo vadis by Mervyn LeRoy( Visual )

74 editions published between 1951 and 2012 in 10 languages and held by 1,115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Returning to Rome after 3 years in the field, General Marcus Vinicius meets and falls in love with the devout Christian, Lygia. She doesn't want to have anything to do with the warrior. Though Lygia grew up Roman, and as the adopted daughter of a retired general, Lygia is technically a hostage of Rome. Marcus gets Emperor Nero to give her to him for services rendered. Lygia is not happy about this situation, but she falls in love with Marcus anyway. Meanwhile, Nero's atrocities get more outrageous. When he burns Rome and blames the Christians, Marcus goes off to save Lygia and her family. Nero captures them and all other Christians. He decides to make a sport of it by throwing them to the lions
Camille by George Cukor( Visual )

31 editions published between 1936 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Parisian courtesan and a young law student fall in love and forsake their former lives
Waterloo Bridge by Mervyn LeRoy( Visual )

19 editions published between 1940 and 2010 in English and held by 460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the eve of World War II, Roy, a British officer, revisits Waterloo Bridge where he and Myra met and fell in love during an air raid at the beginning of World War I. Heartbroken after Roy was reportedly killed in action, Myra turned to prostitution to make her way. The report, however, was false, and when Roy returns from a POW camp, Myra's shattered spirit may no longer hold any room for happiness
D-day the sixth of June by Henry Koster( Visual )

16 editions published between 1956 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

En route to Normandy, an American and a British officer reminisce in flashback about their romances with the same woman
Bataan by Tay Garnett( Visual )

7 editions published between 1943 and 2000 in English and held by 376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bataan realistically shows the tensions, the ugly hardships and the ultimate heroism of a small patrol of American and Filipino fighting men in 1942. Their task is to destroy a strategic bridge in a last-ditch battle against Japan's capture of the Philippines. No run-of-the-millitary war movie, Bataan is a stirring tribute to all who believe, in the words of one of the heroes, that "it doesn't matter where a man dies so long as he dies for freedom."
Miracle of the white stallions( Visual )

4 editions published between 1994 and 2004 in English and held by 374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During the last perilous months of the conflict, Vienna's famed Spanish Riding School is threatened by devastating bombing raids and indifferent Nazi commanders. Despite the dangers involved in evaculating the Lipizzan stallions, the school's director and a handful of heroic citizens attempt a daring plan to move the stallions away from the ravages of war and, keep the historic breed alive
Knights of the Round Table by Richard Thorpe( Visual )

21 editions published between 1953 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Arthur Pendragon, King of all England, whose reign and company of knights are dedicated to the ideals of peace, justice, and chivalry. Lancelot, the king's favorite knight, and his beautiful Queen Guinevere are torn between their secret love for each other and their loyalty to Arthur
Where angels go, trouble follows( Visual )

3 editions published between 1968 and 2008 in English and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comedic drama centering around nuns in a convent and the conflict between the traditional, rigid values of the Roman Catholic church and the liberalism of the 1960s
Many rivers to cross( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bushrod Gentry is a right restless man, a bullwhip-crackin', tough-brawlin' trapper passing through Barren River, Kentucky, and heading for the pelts and promise of the Northwest Territory. He'll never get there if Mary Stuart Cherne has her way. It's marryin' season, the preacher is making his annual visit to Barren River and Mary has her heart and rifle barrel set on buckskinned bachelor Bushrod
Westward the women( Visual )

4 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in English and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

They are rugged pioneers, Indian fighters and brave trailblazers who tame the wild west. These are the women of the great frontier. Buck Wyatt is a tough, experienced scout who leads a wagon train comprised of two ex-show girls, a hearty widow and fifteen men who act as guides. When one of the men disobeys Buck's orders not to fratenize with the ladies, Buck shoots him, causing the others to desert. The determined women insist on going on, learning to ride, shoot and drive mules
The law and Jake Wade( Visual )

4 editions published between 1957 and 2011 in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jake Wade is an ex-badman gone straight who repays an old debt by helping his former partner Clint break out of jail - an act of loyalty he soon regrets, as Clint has vengeance, not gratitude, on his mind
Saddle the wind( Visual )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and French and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tony Sinclair rides back to the ranch he runs with his ex-gunfighter brother, Steve. Tony's spoiling for a fight. And he finds it when a stranger shows up aiming to settle an old score with Steve
Katharine Hepburn 100th anniversary collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dragon seed: A peaceful Chinese village is invaded by the Japanese prior to WWII. The villagers adapt to the situation, all except one headstrong young woman who decides to stand up to the Japanese whether her husband approves or not. She learns to read and to handle a weapon so that she may be properly equipped to wage both psychological and physical combat
Undercurrent by Vincente Minnelli( Visual )

8 editions published between 1946 and 2012 in English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ann Hamilton is a professor's daughter who is a young bride married to an industrialist. She begins to suspect that her charming husband is really a psychotic who plans to murder her. Neither can she ignore the shadow of her brother-in-law Michael Garroway, whom she's never met but has been told so much about
Broadway melody of 1938 by Roy Del Ruth( Visual )

5 editions published between 1937 and 2008 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On her way to the top, a girl who dreams of "making it big" on Broadway, has two memorable encounters-- a racehorse named Stargazer whose winning ways could help to make her dream come true and with a romantic and dashing Broadway producer-composer who makes it all happen
Broadway melody of 1936 by Roy Del Ruth( Visual )

7 editions published between 1936 and 2008 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lovely, gifted Irene Foster hopes that her childhood sweetheart-turned Broadway producer Robert Gordon will recognize her--and her talent. Bob Gordon is staging a new Broadway Show, but he is short of money. He gets an offer of money by the young widow Lillian, if she can dance in his new show. Bert Keeler, a paper man, gets this information and is writing about this in his column in an slight unfriendly way. Gordon is too busy sparring with the dirt-dishing gossip columnist to notice, but his wisecracking, heart-of-gold secretary certainly does. She and Irene must use their wits to show him what he's missing! Lilian insists on getting the leading role herself, so Irene, Bert and Kitty start a little game to get Irene the leading role
Three comrades( Visual )

5 editions published between 1938 and 2009 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A poignant love story centered around the lives of three young, disillusioned returned soldiers caught up in the turmoil of post World War I Germany. Their close friendship is strengthened by their shared love for the same woman who is dying of tuberculosis. Careful self-censorship by M-G-M lessened the films impact as an indictment of Nazi Germany, yet despite the Hollywood makeover of Remarque's novel (he also wrote 'All Quiet on the Western Front') the film still conveys the haunting sense of hopelessness and waste felt by a generation of youth indelibly marked by the war and its consequences
Party girl by Nicholas Ray( Visual )

12 editions published between 1958 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mob lawyer has a professional crisis of conscience after he begins a romantic relationship with a naive showgirl
Bataan Back to Bataan( Visual )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bataan: A small band of American soldiers attempts to destroy a strategic bridge during the Japanese invasion of the Philippines in 1942
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Quo vadis
Alternative Names
Brugh, Spangler Arlington 1911-1969

Taylor, Spangler Arlington Brough

Taylor, Spangler Arlington Brugh

Quo vadisWaterloo BridgeBataanMany rivers to crossSaddle the windKatharine Hepburn 100th anniversary collectionUndercurrent