Kami Spangenberg is one-half of Classic Couple. She loves classic movies and shares that passion with others as a film blogger and as lead curriculum developer at Classic Couple Academy. While it's hard to play favorites, films topping her all-time, must-see list are: It Happened One Night, Ball of Fire, His Girl Friday, Libeled Lady, My Sister Eileen, The Philadelphia Story, The Thin Man, The Shop Around the Corner and The Way We Were. Oh, and The Outlaw Josey Wales. She has attended the TCM Classic Film Festival six times in LA as well as the 2020 TCM Festival Special Home Edition from her couch. She is honored to have her writing featured from time to time on TheFilmDetective.com. She also contributes content to IMDb.com to raise awareness of classic movies.

Author Archives: Kami Spangenberg

Comedy Tour de Force: Mabel’s Strange Predicament (1914)

Misfits. Pratfalls. Sex. Misunderstanding. Mabel’s Strange Predicament (1914) is a school of comedy in 17 silent minutes. And it’s the film introduction what would eventually become Charlie Chaplin’s iconic comedic character, The Tramp.For that reason and so much more, it’s a classic movie fan must-see. Read more about it here on Classic Couple Academy…

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TCM Club October Virtual Meeting

The Triangle Classic Movie Club (TCMC) met virtually on Sunday, October 11 and engaged in one of their favorite activities – classic movie trivia! For over an hour Kami called out trivia questions from the Trivial Pursuit Silver Screen Edition cards for club member response. Club members indicated a desire to answer by calling out,…

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Two Years. 112 Posts.

Classic Couple launched in September 2018 as a place to share our love of classic movies. Two years later, this marks post #112. As we begin production on our third year, we commemorate the occasion, grateful for all who have engaged with us here. We thank our readers, collaborators, promoters, TCM Club members, friends, and…

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TCM Club September Virtual Meeting

After a long hiatus, the Triangle Classic Movie Club (TCMC) held its first virtual gathering in September. Thirteen friends and film lovers came together to catch up on how everyone has fared during the challenges of 2020 and how classic movies have served as both tonic and respite during the global pandemic. Several club members…

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