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 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

GWTW Inspiration about perfect timing; “hands and ladies” and survival

By Sally Tippett Rains,  GWTWBook.com I am looking forward to my trip to Marietta, Ga. this week,  as I am a featured author at the Marietta Gone With the Wind … Continue reading

June 5, 2014 · Leave a comment

New book about Gone With the Wind focusses on Mammy, but what version?

By Sally Tippett Rains, GWTWBook.com Some fans of Gone With the Wind have questions about a new book coming out this fall, about about Scarlett O’Hara’s famous “Mammy”—and rightly so. Announcement … Continue reading

March 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

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

“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

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

The Strange Outcomes Of Some In “Gone With The Wind”

This week in history, George Cukor, the original Director for Gone With The Wind died on January 24, 1983 at the age of 84. He remained best friends with David … Continue reading

January 18, 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