Gone With The Wind Book

2011–The 75th Anniversary of GWTW, the book, based in part on writings from the Mitchell family scrapbook, shown above.

St. Louis Hosts Gateway to the Wind 2.0

As Gone With the Wind— the book by Margaret Mitchell– celebrates it’s 80th Anniversary, having been released in 1936, celebrations have taken place all over the country and St. Louis … Continue reading

July 30, 2016 · 2 Comments

November is Birthday Month for Vivien Leigh and Margaret Mitchell; Amazing Comparisons of Mitchell to Others

Margaret Mitchell and Vivien Leigh were both born in November. Mitchell was born Nov. 8, 1900 and Leigh on Nov. 5th, thirteen years later. Their names and birthday week will … Continue reading

November 5, 2015 · 1 Comment

Margaret Mitchell visited Barnsley Gardens and you can too

A spring drive through the Atlanta, Georgia area brings alive many Gone With the Wind destinations. There is the Margaret Mitchell House, the real life sites in Jonesboro, Clayton County, … Continue reading

March 30, 2015 · 1 Comment

New portrait of Olivia de Havilland as Melanie is introduced

By Sally Tippett Rains Artist Joseph Yakovetic has completed the portrait: “Olivia de Havilland as Melanie” and it is ready for sale. You just can’t draw a picture of Olivia … Continue reading

January 9, 2015 · Leave a comment

St. Louis celebrates 75 years of Gone With the Wind

By Sally Tippett Rains The author of this blog was asked to do a presentation on her book “The Making of a Masterpiece; The True Story of Margaret Mitchell and … Continue reading

December 19, 2014 · Leave a comment

Don’t Miss CBS Morning Show Wed. Dec. 10 or Sunday Dec. 14 for GWTW Segments

UPDATE Dec. 13: The Sunday Dec. 14th segment has been changed. According to Kathleen Marcaccio: The segment been bumped from the Dec 14 show.  It is now scheduled for 12/21. … Continue reading

December 9, 2014 · 2 Comments

GWTW Events in St. Louis include documentary, discussions, and cooking school

The book “Gone With the Wind” by Margaret Mitchell came out in 1936 and was extremely popular, so the huge success of the movie when it came out in 1939 … Continue reading

October 14, 2014 · 1 Comment

A Visit with Paul Rabwin about GWTW and other things

Warner Brothers sent out a press release today (Sept. 8, 2014) saying their 75th Anniversary Ultimate Collector’s Edition of Gone With the Wind arrives September 30; that there are limited and numbered, with new … Continue reading

September 8, 2014 · Leave a comment

Alicia Rhett’s Charleston, plus upcoming GWTW exhibits

By Sally Tippett Rains Seventy-five years after Gone With the Wind hit the theaters, the interest is still going strong. There are exhibits celebrating the movie and one is opening … Continue reading

August 18, 2014 · 5 Comments

Jonesboro commemorates sights, events that inspired Margaret Mitchell, Sept. 6, 7

By Sally Tippett Rains, author of “The Making of A Masterpiece, the True Story of Gone With the Wind.” In this 75th Anniversary year for the movie Gone With the Wind, … Continue reading

July 31, 2014 · Leave a comment