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Update #11: Spend a Night in CASABLANCA with TCM on March 4

UPDATE 3/03/14 7:00 p.m. TCM announced on Twitter that private, pre-screening receptions would be held for fans in Chicago, Seattle & Philadelphia. Reply to their tweet for a chance to be selected! Original Post – 2/18/14 4:03 p.m. (ET) Turner Classic … Continue reading

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UPDATE #2: You Pick the Cities for TCM’s Nationwide Screenings of CASABLANCA

UPDATE 2/18/14 3:00 PM (ET) The winning cities have been announced. Read more about it here. UPDATE 2/12/14 11:30 PM (ET) Voting has closed. Check back on Tuesday, February 18 for the announcement of the winning cities. Original Post – 1/27/14  … Continue reading

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The Maltese Falcon Sells for $3.5 Million at TCM Auction

“This is genuine coin of the realm,” Kasper Gutman (Sydney Greenstreet) says to Sam Spade (Humphrey Bogart) while haggling over the value of the Maltese Falcon in the 1941 film of the same name. He wasn’t kidding. Today at Bonhams … Continue reading

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CASABLANCA vs. TO HAVE AND HAVE NOT

Is Howard Hawks’ TO HAVE AND HAVE NOT (1944) a better film than Michael Curtiz’s CASABLANCA (1942)? Filmmaker and critic Dan Sallitt thinks so. “You will probably feel the CASABLANCA presence hanging over the movie. For a long time, that … Continue reading

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We Belong Dead: Why FRANKENSTEIN Looked Horrific on the Big Screen

I saw James Whale’s FRANKENSTEIN (1931) and BRIDE OF FRANKENSTEIN (1935) at the AMC 25 on 42nd Street in New York City on Wednesday night. And, while the experience of seeing two beloved classics with a room full of fans … Continue reading

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SINGIN’ IN THE RAIN from TCM and Fathom Events: Flawed Technology, Delightful Results

On Thursday, Turner Classic Movies and NCM Fathom Events presented SINGIN’ IN THE RAIN (1952) at nearly 500 venues nationwide. And I thought long and hard about not going to see it – even though I love old movies in general, … Continue reading

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