80 Years of Gone With the Wind: “Thank You, Margaret Mitchell!”
May 7, 2016 – The Marietta Gone With the Wind Museum presented a celebrity lineup of speakers and authors at its gala weekend, June 17th-19th. Speakers included Daniel Selznick, son of David O. Selznick who produced the legendary film.
Selznick discussed the 1988 documentary, The Making of a Legend, which he and his brother Jeffrey spearheaded. The event marked the 80th anniversary of the publication of Margaret Mitchell’s 1936 Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, and showcased never-before-seen sections of the actual Tara Plantation set used in the film, memorabilia collection tips from Gone With the Wind experts, and author book signings.