The first scene filmed for Gone With The Wind (1939) was the burning of the Atlanta Depot. And it remains some of the most iconic film images of all time. Shot on December 10, 1938, using some nine cameras — including all seven of Hollywood’s then-existing Technicolor cameras, the 40 acre set was actually many … Continue reading Gone With The Wind, Ashes To Ashes
The biggest sale of Gone With the Wind memorabilia ever is set for next month, with more than 150 lots from the classic film will go under the hammer at Heritage Auctions. The collection was assembled by Jim Tumblin, who spent 22 years working at the Universal Studios hair and make-up department. The collection began … Continue reading Fiddle-Dee-Dee! Frankly, My Dear, We Do Give A Damn!
While some folks (who, themselves, live in glass houses) cry, “Beyond Tacky!”, Julien’s Auctions is going ahead with plans to auction off Whitney Houston items at their 2012 Hollywood Legends auction to be held on Saturday, March 31 and Sunday, April 1 in Beverly Hills, California. Among the over 800 items of Hollywood memorabilia and … Continue reading Whitney Houston Auction Raises The Question: Is Collecting Movie Memorabilia Morbid?
Another guest post by Jaynie Van Roe of Here’s Looking Like You, Kid. The second film I watched as part of TCM’s celebration of actress Luise Rainer‘s 100th birthday was The Toy Wife aka Frou Frou (1938). In the film, Rainer plays Gilberte “Frou Frou” Brigard, who gets the name Frou Frou from the sound … Continue reading Falling In Love With The Toy Wife (1938)