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  Gone with the wind - a movie star's hopes of golfing glory - Telegraph
Gone with the wind - a movie star's hopes of golfing glory
The other amateur in the group, partnering Anders Forsbrand, was Eric Fellner, who has produced four of Grant's films, and together with the jovial Torrance, they all seemed to enjoy as much as was humanly possible given the desperate conditions.
The small knot of people accompanying them had dwindled to a handful by the time they were waiting to play their approach shots to the third green, at which point they had been out there for the thick end of an hour.
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  New Georgia Encyclopedia: Gone With the Wind (Film)
The film is a relatively faithful adaptation of the novel, despite a handful of significant changes.
Although the film provides a compelling if romanticized portrait of the southern planter class, it vilifies the white lower class (mainly represented by the overseer Jonas Wilkerson), and slaves and exslaves are viewed both as clowns and as faithful servants.
Gone With the Wind was widely praised as a landmark achievement, and critics continue to regard it as important for its cinematography, art direction, and special effects, and for its ambitious portrayal of history.
www.georgiaencyclopedia.org /nge/Article.jsp?id=h-2472   (1558 words)

  
 Future Shop: DVD Movies: Drama: Gone With the Wind (Full Screen) (1939)
GONE WITH THE WIND is number 4 on the American Film Institute's list of America's 100 Greatest Movies.
GONE WITH THE WIND was an original selection to the Library of Congress National Film Registry in 1989.
The film was the first film to ever credit a production designer--previously, the role of the production designer was held by the studio’s art department head, who oversaw all the films in production.
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 Gone with the Wind (1939)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
GWTW is one of the most meticulously cast films ever; with the possible exception of Leslie Howard as Ashley (in his forties, rather old to be playing a man half that age), every role was perfectly assigned.
Gone With the Wind was shot entirely in gorgeous technicolor; the scene of the fire in Atlanta required the use of all eight technicolor cameras in existence at the time.
The pragmatic may think Gone with the Wind overly dramatic; the restless may find it too long; the action-stimulated, too subtle.
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 Saltwater Film Society | SFS Essays | Gone with the Wind
The film had its world premiere in Atlanta in December of 1939—an event so huge it had to be spread out over three days to accommodate all the festivities planned, including parades, testimonial speeches, and even a group of Civil War veterans were on hand to walk the red carpet for the premiere.
Wherever it went over the course of that winter, Gone With The Wind played as a reserved-seat attraction, with some cities seeing ticket prices as high as two dollars—at a time when the standard ticket price for a major first run theatre was rarely more than fifty cents.
She is the author of The Original Amos 'n' Andy, an award-winning biography of the first major stars of American radio, and has published numerous articles on the history of broadcasting in the United States.
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 CalendarHome.com - - Calendar Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Gone with the Wind, an American novel by Margaret Mitchell, was published in 1936 and won the Pulitzer Prize in 1937.
gone with the wind." The title phrase also appears in the novel: When Scarlett of French-Irish ancestry escapes the bombardment of Atlanta by Northern forces, she flees back to her family's plantation, Tara.
While Margaret Mitchell used to say that her Gone with the Wind characters were not based on real people, modern researchers have found similarities to some of the people in Mitchell's own life as well as to individuals she knew or she heard of.
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 Review: Gone With the Wind
Gone with the Wind is a very good movie, perhaps bordering on being great, but its subject matter and running time (which is easily 60 minutes too long) argue against its status as a masterpiece.
Gone with the Wind has one of the best-known storylines of any film, due in large part to the popularity of the source material, Margaret Mitchell's best-selling 1936 book.
Gone with the Wind avoids becoming hopelessly maudlin by peppering the lengthy storyline with a variety of lively and humorous sequences.
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 All-Reviews.com Movie/Video Review: Gone with the Wind
The images of this film are the most recognisable, the scenes are most memorable, the protagonists are the most iconic and the lines are the most quoted.
GONE WITH THE WIND is often viewed as the best example of filmmaking in the Golden Age of Old Hollywood, the period marked by the lavish period productions, film studios resembling ancient empires and stars having god-like powers over the audience.
In the first hours of the film, characters and their interaction is interesting because of the clear historical context and important events in the background.
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 Gone With The Wind (1939)
Gone With The Wind (1939) is often considered the most beloved, enduring and popular film of all time.
The famous film, shot in three-strip Technicolor, is cinema's greatest, star-studded, historical epic film of the Old South during wartime that boasts an immortal cast in a timeless, classic tale of a love-hate romance.
The film extends over a time period of twelve years in the life of narcissistic plantation belle Scarlett O'Hara, from the start of the Civil War through the Reconstruction Period, and covers her various romantic pursuits against the backdrop of historical events.
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 Gone with the Wind Summary
Author of Gone With the Wind, the most popular novel ever written, Margaret Mitchell (1900-1949) was born on November 8 in Atlanta, Georgia, the burning of which became a spectacular scene in the immensely successful motion picture made from the book.
Gone with the Wind, the epic Civil War-era novel and film, described as "the romance of a baggage and a bounder," has no peer in literary history when its longevity and profitability are considered.
Gone with the Wind, an American novel by Margaret Mitchell, was published in 1936 and won the Pulitzer Prize in 1937.
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 Gone with the Wind
Still, this is Gone with the Wind, a classic for all time, and it’s a welcome addition to the DVD catalog.
Gone with the Wind, while in some ways quite dated, is fascinating to watch on several fronts.
Gone with the Wind swept the Academy Awards in 1939(See 1939 Vintage)including Best Picture, a year that arguably produced the finest batch of films made in any single year in the history of movies.
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 I Photo Central | Photo Exhibit | Gone with the Wind in Photographs
Clark Gable and Vivien Leigh in Gone with the Wind
Leslie Howard and Vivien Leigh in Gone with the Wind
Vivien Leigh with Yankee Deserter in Gone with the Wind
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 BBC NEWS | Entertainment | Film | Gone with the Wind tops film list
Gone With the Wind, the epic 1939 film starring Vivien Leigh and Clark Gable, has been seen by more cinema-goers than any other film in UK movie history.
The most recent film in the top 10 was 1997's Titanic, with 18.9m admissions.
Figures for films released before the 1970s were collated from figures in trade magazines and anecdotal evidence, as official records were not always filed.
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 Gone With the Wind (1939) - Talk - Spout   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Gone With the Wind opens in April of 1861, at the palatial Southern estate of Tara, where Scarlett O'Hara (Vivien Leigh) hears that her casual beau Ashley Wilkes (Leslie Howard) plans to marry "mealy mouthed" Melanie Hamilton (Olivia de Havilland).
As epic as the 1,000-plus-page Margaret Mitchell bestseller on which it was based, David O. Selznick's production of Gone With the Wind (1939) went through three directors, a well-publicized search for Scarlett O'Hara, and a then-enormous four-million-dollar budget, resulting in one of the all-time highest-grossing movies.
While the film is grand in scale (and length), its cast, especially relative unknown Vivien Leigh as Scarlett and MGM king Clark Gable as Rhett, made the narrative as engrossing as the spectacular recreation of the burning of Atlanta (in which old sets were torched).
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 PennTags /tag/Gone_with_the_Wind
In 1939, “Gone with the Wind” swept the Oscars.
The Birth Pangs of 'Gone With the Wind'
Gone with the Wind is a film that continues to be relevant because of the time period portrayed, its social influences, and overall importance in the history of film.
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 Amazon.com: Gone with the Wind: DVD: Clark Gable,Vivien Leigh,Leslie Howard,Olivia de Havilland,Thomas Mitchell,Barbara ...   (Site not responding. Last check: )
At the time, GONE WITH THE WIND was a major advance in the portrayal of fls on screen, for the two major fl characters--Mammy and Prissy--are a far cry from the obnoxious "Stepin Fetchit" stereotypes so common in the 1930s.
But GONE WITH THE WIND is the myth, not the fact--and once we accept it as a highly romanticized vision of the South as it never really was, the film becomes incredibly entertaining and can still cast its spell upon the modern viewer.
GONE WITH THE WIND will no doubt become increasingly controversial as attitudes continue to change re race, slavery, and the Civil War--but in terms of pure cinema it is a remarkable achievement for all involved and it remains a landmark to this day.
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 Amazon.com: Gone with the Wind (Max Steiner's Classic Film Score): Music: Alfred Newman,Max Steiner,Charles ...   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Gone With The Wind: Reconstruction, The Nightmare, Tara Rebuilt, Bonnie, The Accident
Gone With The Wind: Mammy And Melanie On The Staircase, Rhett's Sorrow
Gone With The Wind: Apotheosis: Melanie's Death, Scarlett And Rhett, Tara
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 Gone With the Wind   (Site not responding. Last check: )
If any film of the past 75 years represents the pinnacle of Hollywood's Golden Age it must be GONE WITH THE WIND.
Produced in 1939, a year many film historians agree was the greatest in terms of quality output by the studio system, GONE WITH THE WIND stood out as "the most magnificent film ever made." No expense was spared on the cast, production values and promotion.
GONE WITH THE WIND still stands as a popular monument to the artistic triumph of producer David O. Selznick and the Hollywood system.
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 Gone With the Wind
Her hair was not altered or cut for the film, but padding was added to enhance her bosom.
Press and film articles said her parents were of French and Irish decent to connect her real life to the role of Scarlett.
he film itself was cut from 6 hours down to under 4 (the length it remains today), and received a standing ovation from crying and cheering audience members that gala night.
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 Max Steiner Gone with the Wind : Film Music on the Web CD Reviews September (2) 1999   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Max Steiner's Gone with the Wind is one of the most celebrated icons of film music, alongside Star Wars and Psycho.
There are six additional tracks of classic film music representing five scores (America, America; For Whom the Bell Tolls; Spellbound; The Cardinal; and The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie) tacked onto the end of this album.
Quite in keeping with the same mood and style of Gone with the Wind, these cues are prodigious and eloquent.
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 At-A-Glance Film Reviews: Gone With the Wind (1939)
One of the most famous films ever made, Gone With the Wind is a sweeping Civil War era romance about the strong-willed Scarlet O'Hara and her desperate struggle to gain -- then, later, hold on to -- what she wants.
The great virtue of Gone With the Wind is that it doesn't attempt to decide these things for the viewer, yet it also knows not to hold back in other areas.
The result is that Gone With the Wind comes off as one of the greatest cinematic tragic romances ever -- between characters in love, yet so hopelessly blind and incapable of change that their relationship is doomed from the start.
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 Gone With the Wind - The Film Guide - a Wikia wiki
Gone With the Wind, is a 1939 American film based on the 1936 Pulitzer Prize-winning novel of the same name by Margaret Mitchell.
The novel is one of the most popular of all time, and the film adaptation became the highest-grossing film in the history of Hollywood and received a record-breaking number of Academy Awards.
Most of the filming was done on the Selznick International lot, with the few location scenes photographed in Los Angeles County or neighboring Ventura County.
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 Gone With the Wind Film Review - The Oscar Guy   (Site not responding. Last check: )
For nearly four hours, Gone With the Wind explores the tragedy-laden life of one of the screen’s most impressive female characters.
Gone With the Wind presents an intensely positive view of the south, showing Yankees as little more than money-hungry brutes.
Gone With the Wind is an all-around successful film.
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 Gone With The Wind
Gone With the Wind and Citizen Kane are the two best films of the century.
The opportunity to see Gone With the Wind in its new release all cleaned up and bright with improved sound is close to a hallowed experience.
The first time I saw Gone With the Wind was at the old Strand theater in Holyoke, Massachusetts.
www.projections-movies.com /reviews/gonewiththewind.html   (266 words)

  
 CNNfyi.com - 'Gone With the Wind' parody draws challenges, supporters - April 13, 2001
But life at the Georgia plantation of Tara, the setting for "Gone With the Wind," is missing vital voices not often heard in the 19th century South, according to author Alice Randall.
Mary Rose Taylor, the founder and executor of Atlanta's Margaret Mitchell House, a "Gone With the Wind" exhibit not associated with Mitchell's trust, noted Mitchell wrote her book between 1926 and 1929, when Atlanta and the entire South were segregated.
At least one other attempted parody of "Gone With the Wind," a stage musical called "Scarlet Fever," was halted by an Atlanta federal judge in 1979.
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