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.

Alicia Rhett among those being celebrated at Missouri festival April 27

On Monday. April 2, at 8 p.m. KETC, the PBS station in St. Louis will be showing the documentary “Margaret Mitchell: American Rebel.” Check your local PBS station to see … Continue reading

April 1, 2012 · 3 Comments

New Letter Surfaces With Midwest Connections Which Brings More Insight Into Margaret Mitchell

December 15, 1939 was the day the book “Gone With The Wind” put faces to the characters as it had it’s world premiere in movie form courtesy of Selznick pictures, … Continue reading

December 15, 2011 · Leave a comment

Happy Birthday Margaret Mitchell; includes Q&A with Susan Lindsley

(By Sally Tippett Rains) — How can it be that an unknown –although popular in her community– female author in the 1930’s could write one little book (well it wasn’t … Continue reading

November 8, 2011 · 1 Comment

Ann Rutherford has on-screen/off-screen connection to Olivia de Havilland

Saturday Sept. 10, author Sally Tippett Rains will be at the Gone With The Wind Book and Movie Museum in Branson, Missouri to talk about her book, “The Making of … Continue reading

September 9, 2011 · Leave a comment

Margaret Mitchell died in August, Doc Holliday was born in August, and the lady that brought them together

(By Sally Tippett Rains)  –Just as the month of November reminds us of the birth of Margaret Mitchell (Nov. 8, 1900) and is celebrated by Gone With The Wind enthusiasts; … Continue reading

August 7, 2011 · Leave a comment

“Legendary Tales” GWTW Event Planned for Jonesboro, Clayton County, Georgia

By Sally Tippett Rains On June 11 the Clayton County Convention and Visitors Bureau is hosting an event called “Legendary Tales” to celebrate the 75th Anniversary of Margaret Mitchell’s book … Continue reading

May 24, 2011 · Leave a comment

“Gone With The Wind” is not just in Georgia anymore

GWTW ALERT: Missouri Wind fans–April 28-29 event in Marshfield, MO–Greg Giese will be there, Sally Tippett Rains will be speaking, details in article. —– Last week was an exciting week … Continue reading

April 22, 2011 · Leave a comment

New Book About “Gone With The Wind” Sheds Light On Some Of Margaret Mitchell’s Relationships

By Sally Tippett Rains The highly anticipated Margaret Mitchell’s Gone With the Wind, A Bestseller’s Odyssey From Atlanta to Hollywood by Ellen F. Brown and John Wiley, Jr, published by … Continue reading

March 14, 2011 · 1 Comment

Inscriptions In Books Can Tell A Story

Many collectors boast of having numerous copies of the 1936 “first edition” of Margaret Mitchell’s Gone With the Wind. There are various degrees of being a first edition book. Though … Continue reading

February 3, 2011 · 4 Comments

A “Gone With the Wind” Holiday Surprise

THE BLOG THAT MIXES POP CULTURE WITH GONE WITH THE WIND. On any given day you never know when  you will get the surprise of your life.  Rhett Butler surprised … Continue reading

January 4, 2011 · Leave a comment