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Gone With the Wind
The Mystery of Hattie McDaniel's Missing Oscar – and the Incredible Life of the First African-American Oscar Winner
Originally posted 02/27/2016 06:00PM
What happened to Hattie McDaniel's Oscar award?
Carol Burnett, SAG Lifetime Achievement Awardee, Talks Career, Costumes and Her Gown Designed by Longtime Friend Bob Mackie
Originally posted 01/29/2016 04:40PM
At this Saturday's Screen Actors Guild Awards, the recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award won't be just a movie star: She's a performer who's brought her presence to TV, to movies and to the stage. It's Carol Burnett, who is perhaps most famous for starring on 11 seasons (and nearly 300 episodes) of The Carol Burnett Show.
Frankly, They Don't Give a Damn: Kristen Wiig Steals the Show in Star-Packed Gone with the Wind Impressions Video
Originally posted 01/13/2016 02:55PM
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Originally posted 12/18/2014 02:00PM
Dec. 15 marks the 75th anniversary of Gone With the Wind's premiere at the Atlanta Loews Grand Theater, and if you're a fan, LIFE's new book, Gone With the Wind: The Great American Movie, 75 Years Later, is exactly what you need in your life.
Originally posted 12/15/2014 06:40PM
Against all odds, the film has stayed the course–and turned out to be an epic for the ages
Originally posted 01/04/2014 10:30AM
Alicia Rhett, a Southern actress who gained minor stardom on the strength of a single movie role – as the spinster India Wilkes, in 1939's Gone With the Wind – has died.
Originally posted 06/12/2012 10:30AM
Ann Rutherford, the sweet-faced MGM starlet who achieved immortality as Scarlett O'Hara's sister Carreen in Gone with the Wind, died Monday evening in her Beverly Hills home, reports the Los Angeles Times. She was 94.
The actress, who also made her mark opposite Mickey Rooney when she played Andy Hardy's girlfriend Polly Benedict in that all-American boy series in the late '30s, had been in declining health with heart problems, according to the newspaper.
Born in Vancouver to a singer father and a silent-film actress, Rutherford moved with her family to Los Angeles when she was nine, and as a teen figured out that if she became a radio actress she could get out of school. So she became a radio actress.
Originally posted 08/25/2008 03:05PM
Fred Crane, who had been one of the last remaining survivors from the cast of Gone With the Wind, died Thursday of complications from diabetes, his wife, Terry Lynn Crane, told the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. He was 90.
The couple had lived in Barnesville, south of Atlanta, where they ran a bed and breakfast called Tarleton Oaks – after Brent Tarleton, Crane's role in the 1939 Civil War epic. George Reeves, who was later TV's Superman, played his twin brother in the story, Stuart Tarleton.
Crane, a New Orleans native who was 20 at the time, actually delivered the opening line in the movie. Sitting with his brother and the beautiful Scarlett O'Hara (Vivien Leigh) on the front porch of her plantation, Tara, he says: "What do we care if we were expelled from college, Scarlett? The war is going to start any day now, so we'd have left college anyhow."
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