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2024 TCM Classic Film Festival Will Open With 30th Anniversary ‘Pulp Fiction’ Screening

Star John Travolta will be on hand to help celebrate Quentin Tarantino’s classic crime thriller on opening night for the 15th Annual TCM Classic Film Festival in April 2024.

Chicago officials re-enact St. Valentine's Day massacre, the most atrocious in Chicago's history, which was planned in Al (Scarface) Capone's Florida residence

In 1929, Valentine’s Day Was Associated with Violence, Not Love & Romance

Seven people were murdered on this awful day in history.

black and white image from the 1942 movie

Valentine’s Day Publicity Shots of Classic Movie Actresses

Marilyn Monroe, Rita Hayworth, Audrey Hepburn, Janet Leigh and several other legendary ladies from 1920s-’60s Hollywood appear in Valentine’s Day-themed studio portraits that will win your heart.

THE BIG SLEEP, from left: Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, 1946

Hollywood’s Most Famous & Scandalous Couples of the Golden Age

In Tinseltown, Sometimes The Real Heat Begins After The Director Yells “Cut!”

black and white image from the 11th Academy Awards in 1939. from left to right in the horizontal photo are Fay Bainter, Best Supporting Actress winner for

Day-by-Day Guide to TCM’s 31 Days of Oscar 2024

Check out all of the films, categories and stars featured during the 2024 installment of Turner Classic Movies’ popular 31 Days of Oscar annual programming event.

Red Hair Clara Bow, 1928

All About the Silent Film Star Clara Bow Whose Name is a Track on Taylor Swift’s Upcoming Album

She was a silent film star in the 1920s.

Popeye Animated Series (Cartoon), 1956-

Popeye, The Spinach-Loving Sailor Turns 95

He is being given an award for helping kids love spinach!

image from the 1964 James Bond movie

100-Plus Memorable Movies With Notable Anniversaries in 2024

Among other things, this year marks the 85th anniversary of the remarkable number of classics produced in 1939, like The Wizard of Oz. And there are plenty of other notable film anniversaries in 2024.

Steamboat Willie Mickey Mouse horror movie

Mickey Mouse is Getting a Horror Movie Makeover

The Steamboat Willie version of Mickey will soon haunt your dreams.

Steamboat Willie Mickey Mouse 1928

What is Public Domain Day & Why is Mickey Mouse Tangled Up in it?

Learn why Public Domain day is so important.

promotional image from the Library of Congress touting its 2023 selections for preservation in the National Film Registry. It is a collage of images from various selected titles, including Lady and the Tramp, The Nightmare Before Christmas, Home Alone, Desperately Seeking Susan, Terminator 2, Dinner at Eight and Apollo 13.

25 Selections Announced for the 2023 National Film Registry

Among the diverse group of films selected for preservation in 2023 by the Library of Congress are Home Alone, The Nightmare Before Christmas, , Dinner at Eight, Love & Basketball, Desperately Seeking Susan and 12 Years a Slave.

Steamboat Willie, lobbycard, Mickey Mouse, 1928

Disney is About to Lose Rights to 1928’s ‘Steamboat Willie’ Version of Mickey Mouse

What is going to happen to the beloved mouse?

UNITED STATES - NOVEMBER 23 1961: Thanksgiving Day is the day when Americans traditionally pause to count their blessing, have a good turkey dinner, and then start looking forward to Christmas. One of the annual highspots is Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. The floats, bands and balloons set out from Central Park West at 77th Street, swung down Broadway and ended up at Macy's. Martha Wright, star of

The History of the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

It all began in 1924.

HALLOWEEN: RESURRECTION, Jamie Lee Curtis, Brad Loree, 2002

Scream Queens: Horror Heroines & Striking Villainesses

Ever since Mary Philbin unmasked Lon Chaney in the 1925 silent film ‘The Phantom of the Opera,’ horror films have depended on frightened heroines.

Hungarian-born American magician and escape artist Harry Houdini (1874 - 1926).

The Strange Events Surrounding Magician Harry Houdini’s Death on Halloween Night in 1926

There are many conspiracy theories about what really happened to Houdini.

THE MUMMY, Boris Karloff, 1932

The Mummy: Awakening The Famous Monster’s Most Notable Appearances

The legendary monster has been a cinematic staple for nearly a century.

DISNEYLAND, (aka DISNEY'S WONDERFUL WORLD, aka WALT DISNEY'S WONDERFUL WORLD OF COLOR, aka WALT DISNEY PRESENTS), Mixckey Mouse (in TV), presenting Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, Peter Pan, Pinicchio, Lady and the Tramp, The Three Little Pigs, Bambi, Goofy, Minnie Mouse, Donald Duck and Daisy Duck, Cinderella, Tinkerbell and other characters, ca. 1960

House of Mouse: Collecting The Wonderful World Of Disneyana

The magical animated world Walt Disney created turns 100 today!

image from the 1932 horror movie

Where to Watch Classic Universal Monsters

Find out where you can watch and/or stream movies featuring Dracula, Frankenstein’s monster, the Wolf Man, the Mummy, the Gill-man and other classic Universal Monsters.

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - MAY 18: (EDITORS NOTE: This image has been retouched at the request of Warner Bros. Discovery.) Chip Gaines, Fixer Upper on Magnolia and Joanna Gaines, Fixer Upper on Magnolia attend the Warner Bros. Discovery Upfront 2022 arrivals on the red carpet at MSG Studios on May 18, 2022 in New York City

Chip and Joanna Gaines Renovated Historic 1920s Hotel

You can now stay at the gorgeous Hotel 1928 in Texas.

NASHVILLE - CIRCA 1948: Country singer Hank Williams poses for a portrait circa 1948 in Nashville Tennessee

Big Celebrations Happening for Hank Williams’ 100th Birthday

The iconic singer-songwriter was born on September 17, 1923.

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Light up a Campfire & Learn the History of Delicious S’mores

They have been around a loooong time!

ALICE IN WONDERLAND, Alice, 1951

5 Fascinating Facts About Disney’s ‘Alice in Wonderland’ as it Turns 72

The beloved animated classic came out in 1951.

Peter Fonda, Jack Nicolson and Dennis Hopper Easy Rider

Harley-Davidson Turns 120 This Year & the Celebs Who Love Them

The stars who love Harley-Davidson motorcycles as the brand is celebrating its 120th anniversary this year.

POPEYE, Popeye, Wimpy, 1956 - 1963.

Celebrating Popeye the Sailor Man’s 90 Years in Animation!

Toot, Toot! The spinach eating sailor, Popeye, turns 90 (July 14, 2023). Expert Fred M. Grandinetti shares the history of this beloved comic icon and his pals.

Bert Gordon ('The Mad Russian'), Ella Mae Morse, 1945

Hollywood Scandals That Would Not Be Scandals Today

Standards have changed for what makes for shocking news. Here are some odd Hollywood scandals from the 20th century!

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America Has Been Eating Spam Since 1937

It’s not ham its Spam and you either love it or you hate it.

History of drag in film

The History of Drag Representation in Television & Film Over the Decades

Drag or cross-dressing has been along along time before they became buzz words. From ‘Some Like it Hot’ to Madea’s many films we try to cover them all.

A still image from the 1929 black-and-white Walt Disney animated short

Over 20 Newly Restored Classic Disney Animated Shorts Coming to Disney+

With titles spanning 1927 to 1961 — featuring iconic characters like Mickey Mouse, as well as forgotten ones like Oswald the Lucky Rabbit — the collection of shorts will be rolled out in monthly batches leading up to Disney’s 100th anniversary in October 2023.

THE MUPPET MOVIE, promotional photo with Miss Piggy, 1979.

The Hollywood Sign is 100: Learn its Bizarre History

The Hollywood sign has been a staple of Hollywood culture for 100 years.

dolls form 1900s-2000's

Popular Dolls Through the Decades in Honor of Doll Day

There are so many dolls to celebrate on National Doll Day!