TCM FILM FESTIVAL 2018

Rochellelynn and I would like to give a shout out to all of our TCM Backlot peeps and classic movie fans from around the world that will be in L.A. April 26-29th attending the 2018 TCM Film Festival. Hope someone will make it to Bob Koster’s discussion about Deanna Durbin’s first movie Three Smart Girls…

Alfred Hitchcock

The Master of Suspense has no shortage of fans, devotional websites, or brilliant film credits to his name. Take some time during this spooky season to revisit our favorite creepy director. You can find a map of his movie locations strewn across California, so you can enjoy creepy flashbacks to your favorite Hitchcock films. You…

Movie Mogul Darryl Zanuck

  September 5, 1902 ~ December 22, 1979 If Darryl F. Zanuck knew about anything- it was how to pick good actors. But producing a wide array of films, Zanuck often left his jovial and fun side at the studio lot gate. Movies were a business, and he treated them seriously. When Shirley Temple saved…

Director Gene Kelly

  August 23, 1912 ~ February 2, 1996 Gene Kelly I love Gene Kelly. In my mind when I was younger, I always thought I had to choose between Gene and Fred Astaire, and then I realized I could have them both. Gene, not only as a dancer and a choreographer, but as a director…