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Gone with the Wind

PLOT (spoiler alert!!!):

On the eve of the American Civil War in 1861, Scarlett O’Hara lives at Tara, her family’s cotton plantation in Georgia, with her parents and two sisters. 2,210 more words

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The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938)

Aaaand we’re back! With a movie that I can happily admit that I love. The 1938 adaptation of the Robin Hood legend is a favorite of mine, second only to Disney’s delightful version with singing foxes.  336 more words

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A Fitting at Dior as recalled by Olivia de Havilland

Following my post on Nancy Mitford’s fashion, I have transcribed Olivia de Havilland’s memories of French fashion and a fitting at Christian Dior in the mid 1950s, the same time when Nancy was a loyal customer. 541 more words

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The Light in the Piazza


OK, honestly, how do I find these potboilers? Here we are in Florence Italy with a mother daughter duo portrayed by Olivia de Haviland ( with some serious eyebrows) and the ingenue, Yvette Mimieux, before her almost famous career. 353 more words

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Olivia de Havilland & Nancy Mitford's 'The Blessing'

I remember that during my first weeks as a newly engaged, newly resident of Paris, I received from a malevolent Irishman a copy of Nancy Mitford’s… 438 more words

REVIEW: "The Heiress"

At times William Wyler’s “The Heiress” comes across as an extravagant stage production. That makes sense since it was adapted from the popular 1947 Broadway play. 562 more words

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Stage to Screen Blogathon: The Heiress (1949)

This post is part of the Stage to Screen Blogathon, hosted by Rachel’s Theatre Reviews and The Rosebud Cinema.

The 1949 film The Heiress is an adaptation of the 1947 play of the same name by Augustus and Ruth Goetz, which in turn is an adaptation of the 1880 novella Washington Square by Henry James. 1,548 more words

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