Linda Hughes from Centerton, AR

@lghughesauthor on Twitter


Aside from watch TCM, what do you do?

I'm an award-winning author of historical fiction, romantic suspense, and mystery.


What’s your favorite movie snack?

Popcorn, of course :)


What’s your favorite part of TCM?

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What’s your favorite movie genre?

Mystery, like The Big Sleep and To Have and Have Not, and anything else with good writing. Old-time action adventure like The Mark of Zorro. War romance like Casablanca. Musicals like The Music Man and Singin' in the Rain. Okay, I like most of the classics. Mysteries are #1.


Who’s your favorite actor or actress or filmmaker of all time? And why?

Barbara Stanwyck. It's a hard call, as there are so many who are fantastic. But the breadth of roles she mastered, her sensuality, and talent that seeped from her pores all make her stand out. I'm looking at a movie poster on my office wall as I type: Ladies They Talk About. Yowzer!


Who would you be thrilled to meet, and what would you say?

Living: The TCM hosts, staff, and crew. I'd say, "Thank you!"

Dead: Joseph Cotten. "Can I have a kiss?" Schmaltzy, I know, but why not? I've always loved his brooding good looks and casual approach to disparate roles.


What do you collect?

Books. More movie posters. I have a Mask of Zorro replica movie sword. And rocks from all over the world. Instead of trinkets, I bring home pebbles and stones from my travels. I have bowls of rocks -- quite beautiful -- from all over the place. It's a great way to feel grounded and connected to the world.


If you had to pick just one, what would be your favorite movie?



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