Above and Beyond

Robert Taylor

b.8/5/1911 Filley (Beatrice) NE

Father was a traveling doctor treating farm families throughout rural southeast Nebraska Robert enrolls in and graduates as a Music major at Doane College in Blair, Nebraska His music tutor brings him to Los Angeles to perform in an off Broadway play and Taylor is discovered by MGM producer in the audience World War II: Lieutenant Flight Instructor U.S. Naval Air Transport Service 1942-1945 Star and narrator of Allied naval aviation movie “Men of the Fighting Lady” (filmed on aircraft carrier U.S.S. Yorktown) 1944 First cinematic movie: “Handy Andy” 1934


Handy Andy, West Point of the Air, Murder in the Fleet, Magnificent Obsession, Camille, Lest We Forget, Three Comrades, Escape, Stand Up and Fight, Waterloo Bridge, Flight Command, Billy the Kid, Bataan, The Fighting Lady, Ambush, Ivanhoe, Above and Beyond, Valley of the Kings, The Last Hunt, D-Day The Sixth of June, Saddle the Wind, Pretty Girl, Cattle King, Hangman, Killers of Kilimanjaro, Hondo

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Flight Command