I had been cleaning out my collection earlier in the day because I was running out of room in my storage closet and I knew I had a couple of doubles, so I wanted to go through it all and make sure everything was where it was supposed to be (I'm anal that way).
Turns out that I had to devote a whole other shelf to my collection due to my recent purchases at the TCM Shop (they had some great Black Friday deals on box sets!). The pictures I took were grainy and rather dark - sorry kids, but my camera recently died and I don't have a back-up right now. For now I've been using my iPad to take snapshots and my iMac to film my vlog videos. This will all improve once Christmas is over and I can scrape up enough gift money to buy myself a new, snazzier DSLR camera (hopefully).
For now, here are the shots I posted on Twitter:
This is my top shelf which holds my Collectors' Edition Bluray box sets (the white one sitting on top of Singin' In the Rain is Casablanca).
This is my second shelf. This is where I keep all of my smaller (smaller?) box sets - most of these are stacked by actor/director name.
This was just a close-up of the two box sets sitting on the far right of my second shelf (you can't see them too clearly in the previous shot).
...And this is my DVD shelf. This is where I store all of my "regular" sized movies - all in alphabetical order. My bluray discs are sitting on the shelf below this one but I forgot to take a picture of them.
And lastly, this was my TCM Shop haul from Black Friday! Each box set was discounted to $19.99 US and I think I picked up Arsenic & Old Lace for, like, $5 US.
So, there you have it! My classic film collection! TA-DA! Let me say just one more thing before I go: I have not posted this to "show off." I posted this because it's a collection of mine that I've amassed over 15 years and I'm quite proud of it. I love classic movies and I wanted to share this with all of you! You are fans just as much as I am and I felt it was something that we could all relate to and talk about.
So, having said that, please comment here with your own photos or videos of your own classic film collections! I'd love to see them!