Posts tagged "gone with the wind"

Today’s Lady News: Howard University Misplaced Hattie McDaniel’s “Gone With The Wind” Oscar

Howard University has admitted it lost the Oscar won by Hattie McDaniel for the 1939 film “Gone With The Wind.” Upon her death in 1952, McDaniel, who was the first black woman to win an Academy Award, bequeathed her statue to the HU drama department. [Essence]
Effective today, Indonesia’s conservative Islamic Aceh province has banned…

By: Jessica Wakeman / May 27, 2010

Five Love Lessons From “Gone With The Wind”

Today marks the 73rd anniversary of the publishing of Margaret Mitchell’s epic Civil War novel, Gone With The Wind. I’ve read the book 20 times (that’s 20,960 pages in total, y’all!), watched the movie at least a dozen times, and have gleaned numerous lessons, particularly about relationships, with the turn of every page. I’ll share,…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / June 30, 2009

Hot On Screen Couples In Classic Movies

Give me a classic movie with the hot couples of yesteryear and it will turn me on every time. They didn’t need to take their clothes off back then. The way filmmakers set the scene and the chemistry between the two was enough to ignite the whole set.

By: Associated Content / December 14, 2008

Quickies!: Jennifer Hudson To Sing Anthem At DNC

Jennifer Hudson will sing the “Star Spangled Banner” at the Democratic National Convention on Thursday. [Pop Eater]
Rumor has it, Cher is in talks to play Catwoman. Check out our list of who should don the leather and claws. [Popbytes]
A British hemophiliac, who contracted HIV in the 1980s, was not told by doctors of…

By: Annika Harris / August 26, 2008

Gone With The Wind: The Musical!

One of the things my paternal grandmother gave me, besides an addiction to soap operas and a moderate talent for knitting, is a huge appreciation for the genius of Gone With The Wind. I’ve read the book — all 1037 pages of it — 20 times and have seen the movie — all 238 minute…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 22, 2008

Clark Gable: Gayer Than Gone With The Wind

Not like we have a shot now, but a new biography claims Clark Gable, aka Rhett Butler from Gone With The Wind was gay. Although The New York Times and a lot of other publications think it’s a load of bull, at the very least it’s karma. The handsome Hollywood hunk was a notorious homophobe.

By: Simcha / April 1, 2008