Are you ready for the heresy? I don’t like Gone with the Wind. Oh, I respect it and its place in movie history, but some things just don’t do it for some people and four hours of Southern melodrama doesn’t do it for me. 219 more words
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Following the back to back awards for biopics, the Academy moved to the world of adaptation. Hollywood, and the film industry in general, was no stranger to adaptation, but prior to 1937, the only adapted films to win Outstanding Production were based on little-known short stories or forgettable novels (e.g. 1,742 more words
Black History: Special Delivery!!
Earlier we asked our Black Mail Readers: Who was the first African to win an Oscar:?
The answer is: HATTIE MCDANIEL 132 more words
The following is my entry in The William Wellman Blogathon, being hosted Sept. 10-13, 2015 by the blog Now Voyaging. Click on the above banner, and read the many blog entries devoted to the movies and life of this legendary film director! 837 more words
From September 9, 2014, to January 4, 2015, The Making of Gone With The Wind exhibit graced the Harry Ransom Center in Austin Texas, and included pieces from the 500 boxes of the David O. 522 more words