On this day in 1939, the Loew’s Grand Theater in Atlanta hosted the world premiere of a film that would later be known as a film classic for decades to come. From generation to the next, the beloved Gone With the Wind remains iconic, controversial and above all, a vital pieces of film history, being one of the most successful Hollywood films ever made with 10 Oscars and 13 Oscar nominations.
In celebration of the 75th anniversary of Gone With the Wind, the Paramount Theater hosts an anniversary tribute screening of the landmark film. Guests can enjoy a unique experience during the special tribute as the event also features costumes, cocktails and more surprises.
In addition to the tribute screening, Gone With the Wind fans can visit the Harry Ransom Center’s current exhibition The Making of Gone With the Wind. The exhibition which runs through Jan. 4, features rare items including photos, storyboard, costumes and fan mail from the Ransom Center’s collections.
Do you remember your first time seeing Gone With the Wind?
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Monday, December 15th
Doors @ 6:00pm | Film @ 7:00pm
Tickets – $15.00 Film Fan Admission – $10.00 Harry Ransom Center Members – $10.00
Children 12 and under – $5.00
The Making of Gone With the Wind Exhibition
Through Jan. 4
Harry Ransom Center