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Tag Archives: Sam Taylor
Vagabond Lady (1935) Sam Taylor, Robert Young, Evelyn Venable, Reginald Denny, Comedy, Romance, Drama
Josephine Spiggins is thinking of marrying John Spear, the stuffed-shirt son of a department store owner. Read More »
Safety Last (1923) Fred C. Newmeyer, Sam Taylor, Harold Lloyd, Mildred Davis, Bill Strother, Comedy, Thriller
In 1922, the country boy Harold says goodbye to his mother and his girlfriend Mildred in the train station and leaves Great Bend expecting to be successful in the big city. Read More »
Why Worry? (1923) Fred C. Newmeyer, Sam Taylor, Harold Lloyd, Jobyna Ralston, John Aasen, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Romance
Harold Van Pelham (Lloyd) is a hypochondriac, rich businessman who sails to the tropics for his ‘health.’ Instead of the peace and seclusion he is seeking, he finds himself in the middle of a revolution. Read More »
A bored housewife rents an apartment where she indulges in all of her sexual fantasies. Read More »
For Heavens Sake (1926) Sam Taylor, Harold Lloyd, Jobyna Ralston, Noah Young, Action, Comedy, Romance
The Uptown Boy, J. Harold Manners (Lloyd) is a millionaire playboy who falls for the Downtown Girl, Hope (Ralston) who works in Brother Paul’s (Weigel) mission. Read More »
Tempest (1928) Sam Taylor, Lewis Milestone, John Barrymore, Camilla Horn, Louis Wolheim, Drama, Romance
In the final days of Czarist Russia, a peasant is raised from the ranks to Lieutenant. The other officers, aristocrats all, resent him, and make his life difficult. Read More »
Naive Ezekial Cobb, brought up by his missionary father in China returns to America to seek a wife. Read More »
My Best Girl (1927) Sam Taylor, Mary Pickford, Charles ‘Buddy’ Rogers, Sunshine Hart, Comedy, Romance
Joe Merrill, son of the millionaire owner of a chain of 5 and 10 cent stores, poses as Joe Grant, and takes a job in the stockroom of one of his father’s stores, to prove that he can be a success without his father’s influence. There he meets stockroom girl Maggie Johnson, and they fall in love. This causes problems, because Mrs. Merrill had planned for her son to marry Millicent Rogers, a high society girl.
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The Woman Disputed (1928) Henry King, Sam Taylor, Norma Talmadge, Gilbert Roland, Arnold Kent, Drama, History
In 1914 a girl of the streets is befriended by two dashing young officers, an Austrian and a Russian. Both fall in love with her, but she picks the Austrian. When the war begins, Her town is overrun by Russians, lead by the once charming, now vengeful officer, who takes her prisoner and threatens death if she won’t marry him.
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Norma Besant, daughter of a Southern doctor, is an incorrigible flirt and has many boys on her string. She begins to favor Michael Jeffrey, who, shiftless and hot-tempered but fundamentally honorable, is warned off by her father. When Michael returns after a long absence, the pair are innocently compromised, and Dr. Besant’s old-South paternal rage brings tragedy.
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