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Saturday | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Kerns: 'Gone with the Wind,' 'Nutty Professor' both now classics

A bit of this and a bit of that ... with a reminder that the 1939 epic historical romance "Gone with the Wind," directed by Victor Fleming, will be shown as part of the Cinemark Reel Classics series at 2 p.m. Sept. 28, and again at both 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Oct. 1, at Movies 16, 5721 58th St. Filmed with the Civil War and Reconstruction as huge backdrops, the cast includes Clark Gable, Vivien Leigh, Olivia de Havilland, Leslie Howard, Oscar winner Hattie McDaniel and Thomas Mitchell.

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Related Topix: War Movies, Drama Movies, Celebrities, Vivien Leigh, Leslie Howard, Thomas Mitchell, Comedy Movies, The Nutty Professor, Science Fiction Movies

Saturday Sep 13 | CultureMap

Everything about the making of Gone With The Wind - even that...

Gone with The Wind : the jaw-dropping emerald curtain dress, Mammy's sinfully red petticoat , the sun violently setting in the sprawling verdant fields of Georgia, Scarlett O'Hara passionately locking lips with Rhett Butler as he goes off to war, fields of injured Civil War soldiers, the near-perfect symphony score, " Frankly, my dear, I don't give a damn ," and countless other timeless cinematic details. Now, 75 years after the film's debut, Texans are getting an in-depth look into how the influential picture was produced.

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Related Topix: War Movies, Drama Movies, Texas, African-American

Fri Sep 12, 2014

Harrison News Herald

Gone With The Wind's 75th announced at CBA meeting

The Cadiz Business Association on Wednesday, featured Nan Mattern as their guest speaker. Mattern is the curator of the Clark Gable Museum and announced a gala celebration of the 75th anniversary of Gone With The Wind .

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Related Topix: War Movies, Drama Movies, New Philadelphia, OH

Thu Sep 11, 2014

The Orlando Sentinel

Don't miss: 'Gone With the Wind' panel at History Center

A theater poster touts "Gone With the Wind," which premiered in 1939 but didn't make it to Orlando until early 1940. A theater poster touts "Gone With the Wind," which premiered in 1939 but didn't make it to Orlando until early 1940.

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Related Topix: War Movies, Drama Movies, North Carolina, Celebrities, Vivien Leigh, Travel

Wed Sep 10, 2014

Examiner.com

'Gone With The Wind' turns 75

On September 9, 1939, "Gone With The Wind" had its initial preview at the Fox Theatre in Riverside, California. At the time, "sneak previews" were true to their name and moviegoers were completely unaware what movie they'd be shown until it actually hit the screen.

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Related Topix: War Movies, Drama Movies, Riverside (Riverside, CA), Hollywood (Los Angeles, CA), Los Angeles, CA

Tue Sep 09, 2014

Examiner.com

Anniversary screening of iconic classic skips Huntsville

Turner Classic Movies and Fathom Events are bringing "Gone with the Wind" back to theaters for a special 75th anniversary screening on September 28, 2014, and October 1, 2014, but the current list of venues for the event does not include Huntsville, AL. Fans who want to see the film on the big screen will have to travel to Montgomery or Vestavia Hills near Birmingham instead.

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Related Topix: Huntsville, AL, War Movies, Drama Movies, Vestavia Hills, AL, Birmingham, AL

SFGate

Exhibit examines making of 'Gone With the Wind'

In this Aug. 27, 2014 photo, conservator Mary Baughman helps prepare the green curtain dress from the movie "Gone with the Wind" for display at the University of Texas' Harry Ransom Center in Austin, Texas. Beginning Tuesday, hundreds of items from the film will be on exhibit through Jan. 4, 2015, as part of a 75th anniversary tribute called "The Making of Gone With the Wind."

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Related Topix: Drama Movies, War Movies, Austin, TX, Travel

Daily Camera

Exhibit examines making of 'Gone With the Wind'

While public debate raged over who should play Southern belle Scarlett O'Hara in "Gone With the Wind," producer David O. Selznick was trying to figure out how to get the movie past Hollywood's morality censors by tamping down the novel's racist overtones while portraying the South in the Civil War. Thousands of fans sent letters about wanting to play Scarlett, and the Ku Klux Klan offered to serve in an advisory role on the film.

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Mon Sep 08, 2014

KXAN-TV Austin

Gone With the Wind exhibit at Ransom Center.

Die-hard "Gone With The Wind" fans can now travel back in time for a behind-the-scenes look at the making of this classic Hollywood film. On Tuesday, the Harry Ransom Center will debut to the public on-set photographs, storyboards, production records and some of the actual costumes worn in the movie.

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Star Tribune

Washington has worn out its favorite f-word a frankly

The 1939 movie classic “Gone With the Wind,” starring Viven Leigh as Scarlett O'Hara and Clark Gable as Rhett Butler, demonstrated the potency of the word “frankly.” There is a rhetorical infestation loose in Washington, and left untreated, it will devour what little remains of honest communication in the nation's capital. It is the f-word.

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Related Topix: War Movies, Drama Movies, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Senator Marco Rubio, US Senate, Republican, Hillary Clinton, John McCain, Opinion

Sat Sep 06, 2014

Examiner.com

Oz on Film, Part Twenty-two: MGM's Oz

The Moguls and Minds of Oz: Samuel Goldwyn, Louis B. Mayer, Mervyn LeRoy, Victor Fleming, Harold Arlen, and "Yip" Harburg The Moguls and Minds of Oz: Samuel Goldwyn, Louis B. Mayer, Mervyn LeRoy, Victor Fleming, Harold Arlen, and "Yip" Harburg Had it not been for a certain European fairy tale and its American adaptation, the all-American fairy tale might not have attained quite the worldwide pop culture status that it has . In 1812, brother authors Wilhelm and Jacob Grimm first penned the tale of a delicately beautiful princess and her seven diminutive guardians.

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InsideHalton.com

Exhibit examines making of 'Gone With the Wind'

While public debate raged over who should play Southern belle Scarlett O'Hara in "Gone With the Wind," producer David O. Selznick was trying to figure out how to get the movie past Hollywood's morality censors by tamping down the novel's racist overtones while portraying the South in the Civil War. Thousands of fans sent letters about wanting to play Scarlett, and the Ku Klux Klan offered to serve in an advisory role on the film.

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Related Topix: War Movies, Drama Movies, David O. Selznick

SFGate

Exhibit examines making of 'Gone With the Wind'

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KFVS12

Exhibit examines making of 'Gone With the Wind'

Mystery shrouds the crash of a private plane carrying a prominent upstate New York couple who were taken on a ghostly 1,700-mile journey after apparently becoming incapacitated at the controls before slamming into... A search-and-rescue operation resumed at first light Saturday off Jamaica's northeast coast as crews hope to solve the mystery of a small private plane carrying a prominent upstate New York couple who were taken on a... Family, friends and even strangers have come together to raise money for the funeral of a New Jersey woman who died while napping in her car between jobs.

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Wed Sep 03, 2014

The Austin Chronicle

"The Making of Gone With the Wind"

Yeah, maybe rolling $180 million on a space opera about some scruffy supercrew only comic-book geeks had heard of was dicey, but at least Marvel Studios had in its corner nine prior blockbusters that grossed a collective $6.35 billion.

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Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Hollywood's bare naked ladies, but where are the men?

"Art can never exist without naked beauty being displayed," said William Blake. In commenting on all that occurred over the long Labor Day holiday, I forgot to mention the nude photo hacking scandal.

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Related Topix: Life, Labor Day, Holidays, Justin, TX, War Movies, Drama Movies

The Star Online

Comet Over Hollywood: 'Beginning of a beautiful friendship'

My home is decorated with film posters, I wear clothes from the 1950s and I can easily watch 10 movies in one weekend all because of my passion for film made before 1968.

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Related Topix: Hollywood, Short, Comedy Movies, Drama Movies, Musical Movies, Now, Voyager, War Movies, Film Noir, Sunset Blvd.

Tue Sep 02, 2014

Borehamwood and Elstree Times

Gone With The Wind star Clark Gable made several films in Borehamwood in the 1950s

This week we look back at the lives of two of the greatest stars of Tinseltown's golden era.

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Related Topix: The Misfits, Western, Drama Movies, War Movies, Celebrities, Clark Gable, Guess Who's Coming to Dinner, Comedy Movies, Spencer Tracy, Opinion

The Orlando Sentinel

'Gone With the Wind' hits big screen

If you've never seen Scarlett O'Hara and Rhett Butler on the big screen, you'll have a chance to make it happen soon.

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Related Topix: War Movies, Drama Movies, Celebrities, Vivien Leigh, Entertainment, Television

Borehamwood and Elstree Times

Gone With The Wind star Clark Gable made several films in Borehamwood in the 1950s

This week we look back at the lives of two of the greatest stars of Tinseltown's golden era.

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Related Topix: The Misfits, Western, Drama Movies, War Movies, Celebrities, Clark Gable, Guess Who's Coming to Dinner, Comedy Movies, Spencer Tracy, Opinion

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