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71st Anniversary of Gone With The Wind
Canada Free Press ^ | December 14, 2010 | Calvin E. Johnson, Jr.

Posted on 12/15/2010 4:32:51 PM PST by BigReb555

Gone with the Wind premiered during the Christmas Season of 1939.

(Excerpt) Read more at canadafreepress.com ...


TOPICS: Books/Literature; TV/Movies
KEYWORDS: cinema; film; gonewiththewind; gwtw; margaretmitchell; movies; oldsouth Comment #1 Removed by Moderator

To: Borges; DollyCali

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2 posted on 12/15/2010 4:35:55 PM PST by EveningStar (Karl Marx is not one of our Founding Fathers.)
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To: EveningStar

I love that movie.


3 posted on 12/15/2010 4:40:51 PM PST by Qwackertoo (New Day In America November 03, 2010)
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To: BigReb555
The barry/moochie version...

scarlette obama
"Why Barette Honey...it's jus' a little something I picked up on my Spain shoppin' spree..."


4 posted on 12/15/2010 4:41:27 PM PST by FrankR (The Evil Are Powerless If The Good Are Unafraid! - R. Reagan)
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To: BigReb555
That movie has what I've always wanted, a home with a little back yard and a few nice outfits...
5 posted on 12/15/2010 4:44:09 PM PST by Beowulf9
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To: EveningStar

Great movie, and source for my often used description of America today...
It is all Gone With the Wind.


6 posted on 12/15/2010 4:50:34 PM PST by AlexW
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To: Qwackertoo
I love that movie.

Haven't watched it for at least 20 years. Have no interest in watching it for another 20.

7 posted on 12/15/2010 4:51:40 PM PST by FatherofFive (Islam is evil and must be eradicated)
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To: FatherofFive

The last survivor is 94.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Olivia_deHavilland


8 posted on 12/15/2010 4:57:44 PM PST by ExGeeEye (Freedom is saying "No!" to the Feds, and getting away with it. "Speak 'NO' to Power!")
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To: Qwackertoo

You might enjoy the book “Rhett Butler’s Story” - sort of a companion story of Rhett as a child and his friendship with Belle Wattling.


9 posted on 12/15/2010 5:00:40 PM PST by WhyisaTexasgirlinPA ("The View" is the new Maury Povich inspired "Fight Club in Heels")
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To: EveningStar

Frankly, my dear, I don’t give a damn.

( just kiddin’ - loved the movie)


10 posted on 12/15/2010 5:03:11 PM PST by fml
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To: FatherofFive

The book was MUCH better than the movie. There was so much more background on events and their impact, regarding the war and reconstruction. The movie (while good in and of itself) steered away from much of that and was more a fluffy “romance” film.


11 posted on 12/15/2010 5:04:46 PM PST by ODC-GIRL (We live in interesting times)
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To: Beowulf9

The hats , I’m all about the hats .


12 posted on 12/15/2010 5:05:41 PM PST by katykelly
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To: WhyisaTexasgirlinPA

Thanks, I’ll look for it. I’ve always loved Rhett and never could see why Scarlett didn’t throw rocks at Ashley. :)


13 posted on 12/15/2010 5:06:00 PM PST by Qwackertoo (New Day In America November 03, 2010)
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To: FrankR

haha good picture complete with the curtain rod and the drapery tie backs.


14 posted on 12/15/2010 5:08:26 PM PST by Qwackertoo (New Day In America November 03, 2010)
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To: EveningStar
My parents went to see this when it first came out in 1939, but my father did not get to see much of it.

He had to take me outside and walk with me in his arms as I was crying so much in the theater. lol I was only 9 months old. Mother got to see it all.

15 posted on 12/15/2010 5:38:59 PM PST by annieokie
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To: ExGeeEye

What about Ann Rutherford and Alicia Rhett? Both still alive.


16 posted on 12/15/2010 5:48:45 PM PST by Borges
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To: Qwackertoo

I found it in a Dollar Store! So don’t go looking at any best seller list!


17 posted on 12/15/2010 5:54:33 PM PST by WhyisaTexasgirlinPA ("The View" is the new Maury Povich inspired "Fight Club in Heels")
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To: EveningStar

“Frankly, my dear, I don’t give a damn.”


18 posted on 12/15/2010 5:55:15 PM PST by popdonnelly (Class warfare is Obama's thing.)
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To: popdonnelly

“Lawzy, we got to have a doctor. I don’t know nothin’ ‘bout birthin’ babies.”

or better yet ...

“She’s being just like Pa. Just Like Pa!”

One of the greatest movies ever filmed, IMHO.


19 posted on 12/15/2010 6:05:35 PM PST by West Texas Chuck (US out of the UN - UN out of the US)
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To: Borges
Well slap my mouth and call me Bridget. This is the article I saw just the other day:

http://simple.wikipedia.org/wiki/Olivia_de_Havilland

"Olivia Mary de Havilland (born July 1, 1916) is an English actress and is the only living star of Gone with the Wind, but there are also actors with smaller roles in said movie who are still alive."

Guess I missed that last part. I was just surprised Olivia is still kickin'.

20 posted on 12/15/2010 6:14:20 PM PST by ExGeeEye (Freedom is saying "No!" to the Feds, and getting away with it. "Speak 'NO' to Power!")
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To: EveningStar

I’ze don’t knows nuthing about birthin’ no babies.


21 posted on 12/15/2010 6:15:57 PM PST by Rebelbase
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To: Perdogg; EveningStar; Borges; Mr. K; Blondie; altura; mylife; Mama_Bear; Jack Deth; ...

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22 posted on 12/15/2010 6:25:07 PM PST by DollyCali (Don't tell God how big your storm is... tell your storm how BIG your God is!)
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To: ExGeeEye

Olivia’s sister Joan Fontaine is also still alive. At the time GWTW was filmed she was making Hitchcock’s Rebecca also for producer David O. Selznick.


23 posted on 12/15/2010 6:31:23 PM PST by Borges
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To: EveningStar

A wonderful movie. We have it on DVD as of a few months ago. We finally watched it a few weeks ago over a two night period. It’s timeless.


24 posted on 12/15/2010 6:33:42 PM PST by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: katykelly
"The hats , I’m all about the hats." You're right, beautiful!
25 posted on 12/15/2010 6:37:44 PM PST by Beowulf9
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To: Borges
Olivia’s sister Joan Fontaine is also still alive.

And they still hate each other!
26 posted on 12/15/2010 7:02:46 PM PST by stylecouncilor (What Would Jim Thompson Do?)
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To: stylecouncilor

There was a movie many years ago starring Joan Fontaine called, “Frenchman’s Creek”. At the time I saw it, I thought it was the most romantic movie I had ever seen. I have remembered that movie all these years, but I think it must have been destroyed in one of the Hollywood fires. I can’t find anything about it now. Love GWTW too.


27 posted on 12/15/2010 9:55:41 PM PST by WVNan
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To: WVNan

I just found out the the movie was an adaptation of the novel, “Frenchman’s Creek”, a 1942 historical novel by Daphne du Maurier. Strange, one would think I would have known that as I am an avid reader and loved the work of Du Maurier. The movie is not available on DVD.


28 posted on 12/15/2010 10:09:59 PM PST by WVNan
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To: WVNan

I just looked that up, it sounds great. Wish it was available.


29 posted on 12/16/2010 4:29:42 AM PST by stylecouncilor (What Would Jim Thompson Do?)
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To: stylecouncilor

I’ve wished for years that I could see that movie again. It was a fantastic movie, but never got seemed to gain the popularity of some of the other movies of that era.


30 posted on 12/16/2010 9:34:44 AM PST by WVNan
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To: EveningStar

I recently bought a Blu-Ray copy of GWTW. The restoration is fabulous and highly recommended.


31 posted on 12/16/2010 1:33:00 PM PST by TexasRepublic (Socialism is the gospel of envy and the religion of thieves)
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