CMBA Award: Best Film Article

I’m so delighted to announce that my article, “Rochester and Jack: Breaking Racial Barriers” won the 2020 Classic Movie Blog Association Award (CMBA) for Best Film Article.

Thank you to my readers and fellow CMBA bloggers for the delightful surprise in honoring me with this blog award! I am so pleased to be able to share my passion for classic cinema through my blog and presentations and am always thrilled to meet fellow film fans. I appreciate your comments, communications, and all of your support!

Do you enjoy the content, articles, and presentations offered by Hometowns to Hollywood? Consider becoming one of Hometowns to Hollywood’s Patreon supporters!

Given that I love to uncover stories about my beloved classic films and how some of my favorite classic film stars are celebrated today, I’ll be delighted to uncover more information about a favorite classic movie star or film that is meaningful to you! The article will appear on the Hometowns to Hollywood website, offering information about the life, career, hometown, and legacy of the star. Alternatively, I am also willing to write an article about any pre-1960 film of interest to you. This tier also includes the perks from the tiers below it.

In addition, Patreon supporters are automatically entered into a variety of my monthly giveaways, including classic film-related photographs, books, magazines, and more. Contributions begin at the $1/month rate. Thank you again for your support!

View the available contribution and benefit tiers here.

About Annette Bochenek

Dr. Annette Bochenek of Chicago, Illinois, is an avid scholar of Hollywood’s Golden Age. She manages the Hometowns to Hollywood blog, in which she writes about her trips exploring the legacies and hometowns of Golden Age stars. Annette also hosts the “Hometowns to Hollywood” film series throughout the Chicago area. She has been featured on Turner Classic Movies and is the president of TCM Backlot’s Chicago chapter. In addition to writing for TCM Backlot, she also writes for Classic Movie Hub, Silent Film Quarterly, Nostalgia Digest, and Chicago Art Deco Society Magazine.
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3 Responses to CMBA Award: Best Film Article

  1. Chuck says:

    Congratulations! That’s quite an honor and well-deserved!

  2. nytfan says:


    Sent from my iPad


  3. A worthy article and win. You are a treasure to us all.

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