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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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I Found the Maltese Falcon

It’s “the stuff that dreams are made of,” Sam Spade (Humphrey Bogart) famously says of the elusive, titular statuette in John Huston’s THE MALTESE FALCON. Although none of the larcenous lead characters in the 1941 adaptation of Dashiell Hammett’s novel … Continue reading

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Robert Osborne Likes Ryan Gosling – Seth MacFarlane, Not So Much

In New York City we call a guy like Robert Osborne a mensch. “When people meet me they’re most interested in telling me something about them and their movie experience,” the TCM host told Leonard Lopate on WNYC radio today. … Continue reading

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UPDATE #6: I Want My TCM Streaming App!

UPDATE 7/10/14 7 2 PM (ET) TCM has released a promo for the Watch TCM app to the network’s YouTube channel : UPDATE 3/1/14 7 PM (ET) TCM has announced that the Watch TCM app is now available for Kindle. … Continue reading

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UPDATE: TCM Blackout Ends for Viewers in 19 States

The chilly days of late October just got a little brighter for classic film fans. Arizona-based Cable ONE, the nation’s tenth largest cable provider, announced last night that they had reached an agreement with Turner Broadcasting to restore TCM to … Continue reading

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2014 TCM Film Festival Promo Posted

The TCM Classic Film Festival may be more than half a year away, but the promotion is already in full swing. Today, Turner Classic Movies posted the first promo for the fifth annual event, scheduled to kick off on April … Continue reading

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UPDATE #2: TCM’s “Ultimate Fan” Contest – And How You Can Win It

(UPDATES are indicated in italics.) Amateur singing competitions are the hottest thing on TV. But what about an amateur classic film hosting competition – sort of like an American Idol for movie buffs – with the winner earning a once-in-a-lifetime co-hosting … Continue reading

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Robert Osborne & Jane Powell Launch TCM Classic Film Tour

Turner Classic Movies launched the TCM Classic Film Tour in New York City today, with a ribbon cutting ceremony featuring on-air host Robert Osborne and legendary actress Jane Powell, star of LUXURY LINER (1948), ROYAL WEDDING (1951) and SEVEN BRIDES … Continue reading

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