Monthly Archives: April 2014

WIZARD OF OZ Dress Headlines Second TCM Auction

Updated: 4/25/14 12:30 p.m. As a classic film fan, and a collector, this was a good news/bad news sort of day. First, the good news: Turner Classic Movies announced today that they’ll be partnering with Bonhams for a second auction of … Continue reading

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My TCM Film Fest Family Album

I’m not a big hugger; it’s nothing personal, it’s just not my thing. But I received – and gave – more hugs at the recently completed TCM Classic Film Festival than in any other weekend of my adult life.  So, what gives? … Continue reading

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My Obsessive-Compulsive Guide to the 2014 TCM Classic Film Festival

Last updated 4/22/14 7 PM (ET). Updated info in italics  Here’s my favorite thing about the TCM Classic Film Festival, which kicks off on Thursday in Hollywood: there’s no right or wrong way to pick the movies you see. Hold … Continue reading

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Where’s Barnabas? The Vampire-Free NIGHT OF DARK SHADOWS (1971)

Fans of the original Dark Shadows have a complicated relationship with NIGHT OF DARK SHADOWS (1971), the rarely seen second film based on the popular supernatural soap opera. And that’s unfortunate, because NIGHT OF DARK SHADOWS, which is now available … Continue reading

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TCM Wins Peabody Award for THE STORY OF FILM

“We’re going to do our best to uphold the high standards that this Peabody Award symbolizes,” Turner Classic Movies host Robert Osborne said in May of 2009 when the then-15-year-old network was first honored with the prestigious prize for excellence … Continue reading

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