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Gone with the Wind : The Three-Day Premiere in Atlanta
by Herb Bridges




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Gone With the Wind is one of the most beloved novels and movies of all time. But with all of the books and videos, one event is usually forgotten: the premiere of the movie in Atlanta. From December 13 to 15, 1939, the city of Atlanta was transformed into the envy of the nation as it welcomed Hollywood to the South to celebrate the movie that would commemorate the American Civil War and its devastating effect on the South. With Clark Gable, Vivien Leigh, and countless others from the cast and production present, the Premiere in Atlanta was the social and cinematic event of the century. This photographic essay contains photographs of the stars, of Atlanta before, during, and after the event, the Premiere Ball, and other events. From movie stars to horse-drawn carriages, from a transformed theater to Gone With the Wind merchandise, this is the book that takes you back to an event often neglected in the Gone With the Wind story.

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Overview

Gone With the Wind is one of the most beloved novels and movies of all time. But with all of the books and videos, one event is usually forgotten: the premiere of the movie in Atlanta. From December 13 to 15, 1939, the city of Atlanta was transformed into the envy of the nation as it welcomed Hollywood to the South to celebrate the movie that would commemorate the American Civil War and its devastating effect on the South. With Clark Gable, Vivien Leigh, and countless others from the cast and production present, the Premiere in Atlanta was the social and cinematic event of the century. This photographic essay contains photographs of the stars, of Atlanta before, during, and after the event, the Premiere Ball, and other events. From movie stars to horse-drawn carriages, from a transformed theater to Gone With the Wind merchandise, this is the book that takes you back to an event often neglected in the Gone With the Wind story.


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  • ISBN-13: 9780881462456
  • ISBN-10: 0881462454
  • Publisher: Mercer University Press
  • Publish Date: March 2011
  • Page Count: 219
  • Dimensions: 9.8 x 6.9 x 0.9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.05 pounds


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