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Interview with author Ellen F. Brown

Gone with the Wind 75th anniversary

2011 marks the 75th anniversary of the publication of my favorite of all favorite books, Gone with the Wind. Back in August I wrote about the documentary Margaret Mitchell: American Rebel, produced earlier this year for PBS, and just a couple of weeks ago, I reviewed the insightful and wonderfully written biography of the book Margaret Mitchell’s Gone with the Wind: A Bestseller’s Odyssey from Atlanta to Hollywood. Today, I’m excited to share with you an interview with Ellen F. Brown, the award-winning author of A Bestseller’s Odyssey. Ellen was kind enough to answer questions relating to her research and some of the interesting things she and co-author John Wiley, Jr. unearthed relating to Vivien Leigh and Laurence Olivier’s experience during the huge uproar surrounding Selznick’s blockbuster film.

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Interview with TCM Host Robert Osborne

Today I had the great opportunity to interview Turner Classic Movies host Robert Osborne.  We spoke of TCM’s Summer Under the Stars, Gene Tierney, the qualities that make a film “essential”, the merits of GWTW, and of course, the one and only Vivien Leigh.

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