Classic Links: TCM Classic Film Festival 2014 Edition

This week's very special edition of Classic Links is all about the TCM Classic Film Festival 2014. Many fine bloggers were given media credentials this year and their posts have more than justified the honor of being able to report on this transformative event. I've divided most of the links into days, so that you can get a well-rounded perspective on what happened each day:

Pre-festival activities

This is a fun post about one blogger's encounter with Illeana Douglas and Ben Mankiewicz

Journeys in Classic Film

Out of the Past

Day One

Laura's Miscellaneous Musings

Out of the Past, recap

Out of the Past, press conference, Ben Mankiewicz

Out of the Past, press conference, Charles Tabesh and Genevieve McGillicuddy

Hollywood Revue, press conf.

The Hollywood Revue, events

Journeys in Classic Film

Comet Over Hollywood


Lindsay's Movie Musings

Classic Movie Blog

Day Two

Out of the Past

Laura's Miscellaneous Musings


The Hollywood Revue

Lindsay's Movie Musings

Day Three

Laura's Miscellaneous Musings

Journeys in Classic Film

Out of the Past


The Hollywood Revue

Lindsay's Movie Musings

Day Four

Out of the Past

The Hollywood Revue

Individual Events

Ask Robert turns into a 90 minute celebration of the beloved host, Comet Over Hollywood reports

A lovely post about the TCMFF tribute to Mickey Rooney at The Hollywood Revue

Aurora's delightful recap of TCMFF screening of Harold Lloyd's Why Worry? at Once Upon a Screen


Will McKinley's essential guide to TCMFF

Also check out his wonderful family album of festival attendees.

TCM Ultimate Fan winner Tiffany Vasquez describes her amazing festival experience and how difficult it is to get back to real life after living the classics for several days.

The TCM Film Festival official blog provides an interesting overview of the event.

Check out the TCM YouTube channel for lots of great clips of interviews from the festival. It's like you're there in the audience!

Leonard Maltin describes the hard work and good fun of being an interviewer at TCMFF

Laura's final wrap-up of the festival at Laura's Miscellaneous Musings

Raquel's final wrap-up of the festival at Out of the Past

Jessica's final wrap-up of the festival at Comet Over Hollywood

Kristen's final wrap-up at Journeys in Classic Film with some great star encounters

Angela's final wrap-up at Hollywood Revue

Nora's festival overview at The Nitrate Diva

Aurora's festival overview with an emphasis on star sightings at Once Upon a Screen...

A festival overview from The Lady Eve's Reel life with an interesting history of the legendary Musso and Frank grill on Hollywood Boulevard

A very personal festival overview from Vintage Film Nerd

Kate Gabrielle briefly shares her experiences at Scathingly Brilliant

TCM Film Festival from a fashionista's point of view at Movie Star Makeover

This is a great podcast recorded poolside by several #TCMParty people at the closing night party of TCMFF

You can find all of my TCMFF coverage here

If you have coverage that you would like added to this line-up, please let me know and I'll update the post!


Laura said...

I'm loving all your posts, and what an awesome link roundup! Thank you for including me!

It was so special to get to meet you and get to know you in person, and to share so much of the festival with you!!!

Best wishes,

KC said...

Thanks Laura! I think I'm missing all of this now much more that I did when I first got home. Maybe it's because spring break is almost over and it's now truly time to get back to normal? I can't thank you enough for getting me in the swing of things my first full day in Hollywood. It still blows my mind that we talked almost the entire day! It was such a great day, and just the start of even more fun. We are so lucky!

Raquel Stecher said...

Thank you so much for links!

KC said...

Of course! You've been doing a great job with your coverage.

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