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Filming the Porch Scene for the Fourth Time

On Monday, June 26, 1939, Victor Fleming directed Vivien Leigh, Fred Crane and George Reeves in the fourth version of the porch scene. Leigh, dressed in white, listened as the Tarletons told her that Ashley was engaged to marry his … Continue reading

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75th Anniversary of Gone With the Wind’s First Day of Filming

On January 26, 1939, director George Cukor yelled “Action,” and Gone With the Wind‘s principal photography began. The opening scene he shot that day turned out to be one of Gone With the Wind‘s jinxed scenes. Vivien Leigh in her green sprig silk muslin dress … Continue reading

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