Gone with the Wind

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Gone with the Wednesday: Repost–Gone with the Wind Hits Los Angeles

This week, here is a repost of a post I did in 2010 detailing the Los Angeles premiere of Gone with the Wind, which took place December 29, 1939. Carole...

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Gone with the Wednesday: Merry Christmas from David O. Selznick

Clark Gable and Gone with the Wind producer David O. Selznick didn’t exactly always see eye-to-eye (to put it mildly), but nonetheless David let bygones be bygones and gifted Clark...

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Gone with the Wednesday: 45 Atlanta Premiere Facts

1. Tickets for the premiere went on sale at Loews Grand Theater on November 18, 1939. 2. The premiere festivities lasted from December 13-15, 1939. 3. Ann Rutherford (Careen O’Hara)...

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Gone with the Wednesday: On the Set

Photos from the set of Gone with the Wind:

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Gone with the Wednesday: Gone with the Turkey

In what has become a yearly tradition, AMC (American Movie Classics) is showing a full day of Gone with the Wind today, the day before Thanksgiving! It will air starting...

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Gone with the Wednesday: My Film Passion

In 2013, I participated in a blogathon that asked to describe the film that peaked your interest in classic films. My choice was, of course, Gone with the Wind. Read...

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Gone with the Wednesday: It Pays to Advertise

Here’s just a small representation of the many kinds of posters used to promote Gone with the Wind upon it’s release and re-release:

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Gone with the Wednesday: Via Col Vento Signed by Clark Gable

Clark Gable was famous for thirty years and in that time signed a lot of things–pictures, movie posters, books, handkerchiefs, napkins, hairbows, baseballs, hats…I’ve seen it all. This one, however,...

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Gone with the Wednesday: Carole Lombard O’Hara

Since it’s time for another Gone with the Wednesday and it’s the end of Carole Lombard month, let’s combine the two! Carole Lombard was a warm-blooded female in the 1930’s,...

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Gone with the Wednesday: Rhett Said It (Part 1)

Over the years, I’ve chatted with Gone with the Wind fans about their favorite quotes. Many of them come from the spirited and somewhat heartless Scarlett, many from hilarious Mammy,...