Nov 30

50 Classic Christmas Movies

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Time to watch classic Christmas movies. Grab a cup of cocoa and make your selection from one of 50 films below. Happy Holidays from the Classic Couple! It Happened on 5th Avenue (1947) Holiday Affair (1949) Christmas in Connecticut (1945) Babes in Toyland (1934) A Christmas Carol […]

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May 26

Raleigh/Cary TCM Backlot Newest Members!

Extending a warm welcome to the newest members of the Raleigh/Cary TCM Backlot Chapter: Kathleen, Elizabeth, Karen, Pam, LeRoy, Leslie, Candice, Daniel, Xavier, Sandra, Shelby, and Al. 12 new members since February 2019.

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May 01

Tidbits: True Grit

On April 7, 1970, the legendary actor John Wayne won his first and only Academy Award, for his performance in director Henry Hathway’s Western True Grit. Wayne appeared in nearly 250 movies in his career, with this being his only Oscar win. Wayne earned the Oscar for playing Rooster Cogburn, despite an abundance of conflict […]

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Apr 08

Tidbits: Ben-Hur

As the Raleigh/Cary TCM Backlot Chapter prepares to see the 60th Anniversary TCM Big Screen Classics presentation of Ben-Hur, I looked for some tidbits related to how the epic film came together. The visual magnificence and thundering action of this historic drama made it a record-setting winner of eleven Academy Awards, including Best Picture and […]

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Mar 20

Tidbits: To Kill a Mockingbird

Preparing to see the TCM Big Screen Classics presentation of To Kill a Mockingbird, I read a lot of sources about the behind-the-scenes interactions between the actors. The tidbits that stood out to me were all about the relationships formed, many that lasted a lifetime. Characters from Real Life: The character Dill in the movie […]

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Feb 24

Raleigh/Cary TCM Backlot New Members!

Extending a warm welcome to the newest members of the Raleigh/Cary TCM Backlot Chapter: John, Scott, Tina, Jane, Cathy, Jake, Gloria, Linda, Lydia, Suzanne, Sheila, Karen, Diana, Amanda and Alexandria. 15 new members since the beginning of 2019.

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Dec 30

Welcome New Raleigh/Cary TCM Backlot Members!

Our numbers are growing! We would like to welcome the newest members to join our chapter since October. A warm welcome to: Lynell, Gary, Carolyn, Hettie, Kim, Suzanne, Janet, Adrienne, and Dan! We look forward to sharing our love of classic movies with you in the year ahead!

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