Announcing the Favorite Classic Film and TV Homes Blogathon!

Have you ever watched a movie or a TV show and thought That house is amazing! or How can I possibly have professional Hollywood set designers come and create my ideal home? I've obsessed over many houses and apartments that I could never hope to drool over in real life (as you may have noticed if you're a regular reader here). Thankfully, the lovely Phyl from Phyllis Loves Classic Movies gave me the opportunity to co-host an exciting blogathon that will serve as a perfect outlet for our shared obsession... the Favorite Classic Film and TV Homes Blogathon!

Here are the rules:
1. Films must be pre-1970 and television shows pre-1975 (in other words, its first season should be before 1975). Both houses and apartments are acceptable.

2. No duplicates, please! There are plenty of gorgeous homes to go around, and it may be a bit much to have ten posts all on Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House or The Apartment.

3. Please try to include photos of the house or apartment you have chosen.

4. Comment below what film or TV show you'd like to grab. You can also let Phyl know over at her blog.

5. Take one of the banners below and spread the word!

List of Participants:
Love Letters to Old Hollywood | the mansion from The Addams Family
Phyllis Loves Classic Movies | A Few Favorite Movie Rooms & Franchot Tone's country home in Dangerous (1935)
Hamlette's Soliloquy | Gene Kelly's apartment from An American in Paris (1951)
An Ode to Dust | The Beatles' flat from Help! (1965)
The Flapper Dame | Norma Desmond's mansion in Sunset Boulevard (1950)
Elizabeth Grace Foley | The Browns' cottage in National Velvet (1944)
In the Good Old Days of Classic Hollywood | TBA
Caftan Woman | Ray Milland and Grace Kelly's flat in Dial M for Murder (1954)
Realweegiemidget Reviews | the Von Trapp home from The Sound of Music (1965)
Taking Up Room | The Banks' house in Father of the Bride (1951)
The Midnite Drive-In | The Village from The Prisoner
Crítica Retrô | Buster Keaton's houses in The Scarecrow (1918) and The Electric House (1922)
Charlene's (Mostly) Classic Movie Reviews | Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House (1947)
Moon in Gemini | the Bramford apartment building from Rosemary's Baby (1968)
Old Hollywood Films | Xanadu from Citizen Kane (1941)
Crimson Kimono | the places of Vertigo (1958)
Thoughts All Sorts | the home from Swiss Family Robinson (1960)
Silver Scenes | the water-wheel house from When Ladies Meet (1941) & Belle Fountaine from The Chalk Garden (1964)


  1. Count me in for this! I think I'd like to write about The Beatles' shared flat in Help! (1965)

  2. Hi, Can I write abour the Von Trapps home from The Sound of Music (1965) please...?
    from Gill at Realweegiemidget Reviews,

  3. Hi, Michaela! It took me a long time to choose a topic, but then it clicked: I MUST write about Buster Keaton's two tech houses in The Scarecrow (1918) and The Electric House (1922).

    1. Sounds like fun stuff! I'll be updating the roster in an hour or so. Thanks for joining!

  4. Hey! I'd like to write about the Smith house in Meet Me in St. Louis!

  5. Hello! I would really love to write about "Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House" and all of the fun and frustrating remodeling and construction haha. Please let me know if that's ok! My blog is Charlene's (Mostly) Classic Movie Reviews and the url is:

    Also, I am hosting a blogathon in May about Medicine in the Movies if you would like to contribute :) I will post the link.

    1. It's yours! I'm surprised it hadn't been snatched up yet. I'll definitely check out your blogathon!

  6. Hi! I would like to write about the Bramford apartment building in Rosemary's Baby.

    My blog is Moon in Gemini:

  7. Count me in for this! I think I'd like to write about The Fate of Furious (2017).

    1. That's great that you want to join, but we're looking for movies that are before 1970. Let me know if you'd still like to join with a different choice.

  8. Hello again. Great idea for a blogathon. I'd like to write about the dwellings of Vertigo (1958).

  9. Is it too late to join? I'd love to cover the Swiss Family Robinson's home in the 1960 movie of the same name.

    1. It's not too late at all! Thanks for joining!


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