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The Reel Story Behind Gone With The Wind

  • Hudson Valley Communiy College 80 Vandenburgh Avenue Troy, NY, 12180 United States (map)

 The course “Frankly, My Dear: The Reel Story Behind Gone With the Wind” will be held on Saturday, March 30, 2019 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Hudson Valley Community College in Troy, NY. Course fee is $49. To register, telephone (518) 629-7339.

 Instructor Pauline Bartel will explore Gone With the Wind’s intriguing history including the writing and publishing of Margaret Mitchell’s novel, the Hollywood frenzy of transforming the book into film, the endless months of trouble and behind-the-scenes turmoil that almost doomed Gone With the Wind to not being made at all, the Atlanta premiere, the Academy Awards, and the film’s 80th anniversary in 2019. 

Bartel is an award-winning writer and author of The Complete GONE WITH THE WIND Trivia Book (2nd edition). She is a member of the prestigious American Society of Journalists and Authors. Visit her website ( for further information. 

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