Monthly Archives: February 2015

Best Actress Contenders for 1939

In the Best Actress category, Vivien Leigh’s portrayal of Scarlett O’Hara in Gone With the Wind was up against the following Academy Award contenders: Bette Davis for her role as self-indulgent, stubborn socialite Judith Traherne in Dark Victory   Irene Dunne … Continue reading

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Gone With the Wind’s Best Picture Competitors

In the Best Picture category, Gone With the Wind faced the following Academy Award competitors: Dark Victory: A self-indulgent, stubborn socialite with a malignant brain tumor falls in love with and marries the surgeon who knows she is dying. Goodbye, … Continue reading

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Author Meet and Greet at 02/14 GWTW Showing

Join me as I celebrate Valentine’s Day with Scarlett and Rhett and salute Gone With the Wind’s 75th anniversary at Bow Tie Cinema/Criterion Cinemas in Saratoga Springs, NY, on Saturday, February 14, 2015 at 11 a.m.  As part of the … Continue reading

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1939 Oscar Nominees Announced

On Monday, February 12, 1940, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced its list of Oscar nominees for 1939. David O. Selznick’s masterpiece scored an unprecedented 13 nominations in 12 categories: Best Picture – Gone With the Wind Best … Continue reading

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