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  • 73rd Anniversary of “Gone with the Wind” premiere

    12/14/2012 3:43:54 PM PST · by BigReb555 · 43 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | December 14, 2012 | Calvin E. Johnson, Jr.
    "There was a land of Cavaliers and Cotton Fields called the Old South. Here in this pretty world, Gallantry took its last bow. Here was the last ever to be seen of Knights and their Ladies Fair, of Master and of Slave. Look for it only in books, for it is no more than a dream remembered, a Civilization gone with the wind."
  • When ‘Gone with the Wind’ premiered in Atlanta

    12/10/2011 2:21:03 PM PST · by BigReb555 · 44 replies
    Canda Free Press ^ | December 10, 2011 | Calvin E. Johnson, Jr.
    “There was a land of Cavaliers and Cotton Fields called the Old South. Here in this pretty world, Gallantry took its last bow. Here was the last ever to be seen of Knights and their Ladies Fair, of Master and Slave. Look for it only in books, for it is no more than a dream remembered, a Civilization gone with the wind.”
  • When ‘Gone with the Wind’ premiered in Atlanta

    12/07/2011 3:15:04 PM PST · by BigReb555 · 7 replies
    Huntington News ^ | December 6, 2011 | Calvin E. Johnson, Jr.
    The 1930s was an exciting time when everyone loved Super Star-Shirley Temple, Baseball Home Run Legend-Babe Ruth, Aviator Pioneer-Amelia Earhart and “Gone with the Wind” Author- Margaret Mitchell.
  • 71st Anniversary of Gone With The Wind

    12/15/2010 4:32:51 PM PST · by BigReb555 · 30 replies · 3+ views
    Canada Free Press ^ | December 14, 2010 | Calvin E. Johnson, Jr.
    Gone with the Wind premiered during the Christmas Season of 1939.
  • When 'Gone with the Wind' came to Atlanta

    12/05/2009 3:15:09 PM PST · by BigReb555 · 48 replies · 1,453+ views
    Huntington News ^ | December 5, 2009 | Calvin E. Johnson, Jr.
    December 15, 2009, is the 70th Anniversary of the movie 'Gone with the Wind.'
  • It's Not Your Faulkner's South, Sociologist Says

    01/11/2004 4:51:33 PM PST · by Theodore R. · 35 replies · 434+ views
    Lexington, KY, Herald-Leader ^ | 01-11-04 | Jester, Art
    It's not your Faulkner's South, sociologist says By Art Jester HERALD-LEADER STAFF WRITER There comes the famous moment in William Faulkner's novel Absalom, Absalom! (1936) when Mississippi's Quentin Compson is asked by Shreve McCannon, his Canadian roommate at Harvard, to tell about the South, its people and how they live. The fictional response that Faulkner spun out bore a certain truth for his time, and even today. But his saga doesn't -- it couldn't -- include the massive transformation of the nation's most bedeviled and enchanting region over the last 40 years. Why, if Mr. Bill Faulkner had been in...
  • Old South tries to save its symbols

    11/25/2002 8:49:54 AM PST · by stainlessbanner · 17 replies · 195+ views
    CentreDaily ^ | Nov. 25, 2002 | DAHLEEN GLANTON
    (KRT) - Long before the phrase "women's lib" made its way into American consciousness, a group of genteel ladies from the South put their money together to build a women's dormitory at Vanderbilt University. They were the United Daughters of the Confederacy, and the building they raised $50,000 for was Confederate Memorial Hall.For almost 70 years the building has stood on the sprawling campus as a symbol of Southern heritage. When the student and faculty at Vanderbilt were all white, such a tribute seemed fitting. Now that the university_and the city surrounding it_has diversified, Confederate Memorial Hall, administrators say, has...
  • Amid linen and lace, antebellum legacy thrives

    11/19/2002 7:53:27 PM PST · by stainlessbanner · 14 replies · 319+ views
    CSMonitor ^ | November 20, 2002 | Suzi Parker
    The Southern belles sip from fine antique china on a linen-covered table, lamenting that their husbands can hardly squeeze into their Confederate costumes for Pilgrimage season. Elizabeth Boggess, her sister Anne McNeil, and Nancy Williams are typical of this small town on the shore of the Mississippi River, a place that hovers in a dreamy antebellum bubble as if the Civil War were yet to come.In this politically correct era, when the Walt Disney Company buries its 1946 "Song of the South" because of racist overtones, the town - and this group of Natchez faithfuls - are anachronisms in antique...
  • Hollywoods Newest Superstar is Born-Pro South Film 'Sweet Home Alabama' Shatters B.O. Records

    09/28/2002 3:35:26 PM PDT · by tip of the sword · 79 replies · 393+ views
    Box Offcie Mojo.com ^ | Sept. 28, 2002 | Staff Writer
    The Pro-South comedy 'Sweet Home Alabama' debuted last night with a take of close to 13 million which is slighly under the single day record of 13.3 million for 'Rush Hour' in Spetember.Since Saturday Night is 'Date Night' expert expect that number to go up and the film to gross close to 40 million for the weekend making Resse Witherspoon second to Julia Roberts as a leading current female star. A new affinty for films of the south or new star power of Genration X, or a combination of both..you make the call!
  • Civil War marker sparks new conflict...

    05/06/2002 9:35:21 PM PDT · by Vidalia · 3 replies · 185+ views
    BBC News ^ | Monday, 6 May, 2002, 14:36 GMT 15:36 UK | Janet Williams
    The small marker at the side of the road appeared so innocent that he had not noticed it before. But for some reason he cannot remember, Hans Dunshee took a closer look - and was outraged. So began a campaign which would inflame passions and loyalties dating back 140 years. The monument is a stone marker in Peace Arch Park, in Washington state on the US-Canadian border. It announces that the road leading south was named the Jefferson Davis Highway, commemorating the first and only President of the Confederacy, the short-lived government of the breakaway Southern states in the 1860s......