Cinema 1939: Stars Attend GONE WITH THE WIND Premier in Atlanta

G With the W

G With the W

Last week the cinema event for which the U.S. has palpitated for three years took place in Atlanta, Ga.—the premiere of Gone With the Wind.

Atlanta's Mayor William B. Hartsfield proclaimed, a three-day festival. Hartsfield urged every Atlanta woman to put on hoop skirts and pantalets, appealed to every male to don tight trousers and a beaver, sprout a goatee, sideburns and Kentucky colonel whiskers.

While the Stars and Bars flapped from every building, some 300,000 Atlantans and visitors lined up for seven miles to watch the procession of limousines bring British...

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