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Ona Munson Films Two Belle Watling Scenes

In early May 1939, Sam Wood had directed “Belle Watling on the Church Steps” — twice. The first time, Ona Munson’s costume had been heavily padded to make the slim actress look like the well-endowed Belle. The costume department outdid … Continue reading

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Director #3 for Gone With the Wind

To replace director Victor Fleming, producer David O. Selznick chose Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer director Sam Wood, who had just finished filming Goodbye, Mr. Chips. On Monday, May 1, 1939, Wood started his directorial duties¬†with scenes of Scarlett and Ashley embracing at the … Continue reading

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