8 September - 1954 - The Dark Side Of Rod Taylor

Rod Taylor was our biggest movie star of the 1960s, beloved by generations of Australians for his knock-about persona and success in Hollywood films such as The Time Machine and The Birds. But a chance discovery in an Australian newspaper database a few days ago revealed a far darker ‘success’. That was: rewriting the history of his first marriage to erase any mention of his horrific behaviour. ** Australia On This Day will return with new episodes soon


 

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