Friday, April 24, 2009

115 years at the movies...

For 15 years, Turner Classic Movies has revitalized, encouraged and entertained classic movie fans everywhere. In 1994, Ted Turner, surrounded by Van Johnson, Celeste Holm, Jane Powell, Robert Osborne and others and threw the switch to begin a 15 year ongoing love affair with so many fans. The reasons we love TCM are too numerous to mention. The fact that it has stayed true to it's original mandate and to the fans is surely one of the most important: presenting classic films the way they were intended. Over the next week or so, we will be featuring several tribute articles to TCM, but allow us to kick off the way TCM did in 1994, with a featurette celebrating movies and, maybe- explaining why, at least visually, why we love the channel so. The original TCM 1994 featurette, 100 Years at the Movies.

We love you TCM. Here's looking at you, kid.

Oh, I know it's a penny here and a penny there, but look at me. I worked myself up from nothing to a state of extreme poverty.

Life isn't like in the movies. Life... is much harder.

1 comment:

Laura said...

Very cool! I have seen this on TCM and was glad to watch it again. I love that they use a clip from my all-time favorite movie scene -- the barn dance in 7 BRIDES -- at the very end. :)

Looking forward to your forthcoming posts!!

Best wishes,


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