William J. Folsom Gone With the Wind Premiere Film, 1939.

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Folsom, William J. William J. Folsom Gone With the Wind Premiere Film, 1939.

William J. Folsom Gone With the Wind Premiere Film, 1939.

The collection, in its original format, is a single reel of 16mm black and white acetate film shot by William J. Folsom during the premiere events for Gone With the Wind. The majority of the film was shot at a ball hosted by the Atlanta Junior League at the Atlanta Municipal Auditorium in downtown Atlanta. There are many close-up shots of principal actors from the film including Olivia De Havilland, Vivien Leigh, Clark Gable, Ona Munson, and Laura Hope Crews. The director, David O. Selznick, is pictured along with Carole Lombard, wife of Clark Gable, and Laurence Olivier, companion of Vivien Leigh. There is also a brief shot of the Twelve Oaks facade built for Loew's Grand Theatre and the painting of Scarlett in the blue dress.

1 film reel (4 min.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.

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