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Banned Books Week: Gone with the Wind

Posted in - gone with the wind on September 30th 2012 3 Comments

From September 30th to October 6th, readers, writers, publishers and booksellers across the United States will be celebrating Banned Books Week in an effort to bring attention to the harmful effects of censorship. Books have been banned in select libraries and schools for a number of years and a number of reasons. Some titles have …

“The Skin of Our Teeth” Starring Vivien Leigh

Posted in - cinema archive & tv appearances on May 6th 2010 11 Comments

In 1959, Vivien Leigh gave her only full-length television performance in a filmed version of Thornton Wilder’s The Skin of Our Teeth.  She plays Lily-Sabina Fairweather (often just called Sabina in the play), a character she had made famous nearly 15 years earlier on the London stage.  This adaptation was televised live by Granada Television …