Margaret Mitchell in her Atlanta, GA home where she wrote the book GONE WITH THE WIND. She broke her leg and had time on her hands. She asked her husband to bring home a typewriter so she could write. And voila! One of the most famous books of all time.
Margaret Mitchell House and Museum: Tour the apartment in Midtown Atlanta where Margaret Mitchell penned her world-famous novel. The Gone With The Wind Movie Museum features the original front door from the Tara movie set. http://www.atlanta.net/Visitors/seedo/gonewithWind.html
At top is a 1920s photo of Margaret Mitchell, author of Gone With the Wind, with students at Georgia Tech. Below is a 1939 photo of Margaret Mitchell’s famous character, Scarlett O’Hara, on the set of Gone With the Wind.
Are we too like Scarlett O'Hara? We have love right before us in Jesus Christ and not see it? Entangled in our own pursuits of happiness, we cannot see that He is our only foundation for love. Everything else follows.
1936 First Edition of Gone With The Wind hand signed by author, Margaret Mitchell. One month after the book’s publication, producer David O. Selznick had secured the film rights at Mitchell's asking price of $ 50,000, which was more than any studio had paid for the rights to an author’s first novel. He later sent her an additional $ 50,000 when he saw how well the film was received.
Gone With The Wind is a 1939 American epic historical romance film adapted from Margaret Mitchell's Pulitzer-winning 1936 novel. Set in the 19th-century American South against the backdrop of the American Civil War and Reconstruction era.