1930s

Buck Rogers from left, Jackie Moran, Buster Crabbe, 1939

Behind The 1939 Sci-Fi Film That Inspired ‘Star Wars’

I never noticed the parallels!

GONE WITH THE WIND, Vivien Leigh, Clark Gable, 1939

8 Things You Didn’t Know About ‘Gone With The Wind’

Celebrate the film’s 85th anniversary with these fun facts.

AS YOU DESIRE ME, Greta Garbo, portrait by Clarence Sinclair Bull, 1932

Greta Garbo Documentary Coming With Previously Unseen Footage

Greta Garbo was a huge Hollywood star until she suddenly decided to retire at age 35.

image of the MGM studio's opening logo during the 1950s, featuring the lion roaring in the center of a circle, around which reads:

TCM Celebrates MGM’s 100th Anniversary in April 2024

The legendary Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer studio was founded a century ago, on April 17, 1924. Turner Classic Movies is celebrating each Monday in April 2024 with daylong lineups of legendary MGM films from across the various decades of its existence.

Adios Amigo U.S. poster, from left: Richard Pryor, Fred Williamson, 1976

Tubi Showcasing Classic Black Westerns This Month

Check out this well-rounded list.

Judy Garland home

Judy Garland’s Former Home is Up for Sale For $11.5 Million

It still has that wonderful old Hollywood feel.

Last Chance Garage on Motortrend, 1933 Ford Roadster

Classic Cars Get Restored on New Series ‘Last Chance Garage’

Delightful to see classic cars like a ’67 Mustang, ’69 Chevy Nova, 1933 Ford Cabriolet and so many more get restored to their original beauty.

image from the 1989 TV miniseries

A Free Streaming Channel Devoted to Westerns Is Launching on Roku

At launch, Shout! TV’s Wild West TV FAST channel will feature 16 TV Western series, including “Lonesome Dove” and “Bonanza,” along with more than 150 Western movies, like John Ford’s classic “Stagecoach.”

4/10/1967-Hollywood, CA-ORIGINAL CAPTION READS: Actor Steve McQueen and his wife arrive for the Academy Awards.

It’s Time to Rock The Red Carpet! Photos, Facts & Crazy Events Of Oscars Past

Take a walk down memory lane with some of these classic Oscar arrivals and wins throughout the years.

image from the 1992 Oscar ceremony picturing, from left to right, Anthony Hopkins, Jodie Foster and Jonathan Demme, each holding the Oscar award they won for

Horror Movies at the Oscars

Historically, horror movies may not have gotten a lot of love from the Academy Awards, but there have been notable occasions when entries in this genre have at least been nominated and even had major wins.

Calgary, Alberta - January 13, 2023: Vintage comic book collection showing comic book covers,

These Rare Superhero Comics Can be Worth Big Bucks

Crime doesn’t pay … but fighting crime does! Items dedicated to comic book heroes have hit high-flying prices.

British-born actor Elizabeth Taylor sits in a field and twirls a blade of grass in her right hand, circa 1950s

Portrait of an Icon: Elizabeth Taylor & Her Life in Photos

A look back at the exquisite beauty on her birthday.

image from the 1994 movie

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.

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.

Bride of Frankenstein Elsa Lanchester, Boris Karloff, 1935, examining

Nostalgic Universal Monsters Getting a Home in the New Park Epic Universe

This new theme park at Universal Orlando looks pretty EPIC!

The Lone Ranger from left: Clayton Moore, Jay Silverheels, 1949-57

‘Hi Yo Silver, Away!’: ‘The Lone Ranger’ Rode into Our Hearts in 1933

Can you remember his moral creed?

Amelia Earhart stands June 14, 1928 in front of her bi-plane called

Has Amelia Earhart’s Plane Finally Been Found?

There have been new developments in the mysterious case.

You’ll Be Surprised by What Gangster Al Capone Went to Prison For and Died From

Look back at the infamous Public Enemy No. 1 Chicago mobster, Al Capone, in history and film plus 95 years after St. Valentines Day Massacre.

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.

Svengoolie on set

Svengoolie is Gearing Up to Celebrate 45 Years of the Character This Year

Check out Svengoolie’s January schedule on MeTV.

black and white photo from the 1933 movie

Fred Astaire & Ginger Rogers’ First Onscreen Pairing Happened 90 Years Ago

The iconic dancing duo wowed movie audiences with their moves for the first time in 1933’s ‘Flying Down to Rio,’ in which they were just the fourth- and fifth-billed stars.

It was cool on Sixth Avenue today as the Radio City Rockettes kicked off the 75th Anniversary Celebration and the 2001 Edition of The Radio City Christmas Spectacular in front of the legendary Radio City Music Hall. New York City 8/8/2001

Mariska Hargitay Joins Radio City Rockettes Amid 90th Anniversary

The Radio City Music Hall opened on December 27, 1932.

The Wizard of Oz, Margaret Hamilton as the Wicked Witch

Look Back at Which Witch Costume Catches Fire While Filming ‘The Wizard of Oz’

Remembering the tragic accident that happened on December 23, 1938.

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.

BERGEN COUNTY, NJ - 1938: Pop singer Frank Sinatra poses for a mug shot after being arrested and charged with

The Bizarre Story Behind Frank Sinatra’s Mugshot

You can no longer be arrested for the same crime in today’s times.

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.

THE WOLF MAN, Lon Chaney, Jr., 1941

Clap For the Wolfman: Celebrating the Lupine Beast That Took a Big Bite Out of Horror

The first Wolfman character in a mainstream film surfaced in a 1935 horror flick called ‘Werewolf of London.’

FRANKENSTEIN, from left: John Boles, Mae Clarke, Boris Karloff as the Frankenstein monster, Edward Van Sloan, Colin Clive as Dr. Frankenstein, 1931

From Teenaged Dream To Cultural Icon: Let’s Hear It For Frankenstein!

Despite being cobbled out of spare parts and hearts, Dr. Frankenstein’s monster has endured for 200 years.