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    Making of a Masterpiece - Gone With the Wind


    by miketv1

    This exciting new book by acclaimed author Sally Tippett Rains will be a must-read for all "Gone with the Wind" enthusiasts and fans, containing many new revelations and interviews with cast members, Mitchell's relatives, historians, collectors, GWTW experts, "Windies" and many others.

    Recently the scrapbook of one of Mitchell's aunts was uncovered and for the first time it can be revealed that the author probably based most of her book on real events and people. This book takes a look at some of the real-life people who may have been her inspiration.

    From Belle Watling to Gerald O'Hara, Rains examines real-life people Mitchell knew whose lives resembled episodes in her famous novel, Through the assistance of sons of David O. Selznick's executive assistant, Marcella Rabwin, and with help from many living actors, collectors, historians, experts and authors, the book also details much new information about the move production.