Margaret Mitchell: American Rebel

Margaret Mitchell: American Rebel

Director: Kathy White, Margaret Mitchell

Cast: Kathy White, Margaret Mitchell

     
 
A profile of Gone With the Wind author Margaret Mitchell (1900-49), who blazed trails as one of Georgia's first female newspaper reporters. She also funded the education of the South's first black doctors with her Gone With the Wind money. Included: reenactments based on her letters; and remarks by friend Sara Mitchell Parsons and fellow authors Pat

Overview

A profile of Gone With the Wind author Margaret Mitchell (1900-49), who blazed trails as one of Georgia's first female newspaper reporters. She also funded the education of the South's first black doctors with her Gone With the Wind money. Included: reenactments based on her letters; and remarks by friend Sara Mitchell Parsons and fellow authors Pat Conroy (The Prince of Tides), Pearl Cleage (What Looks Like Crazy on an Ordinary Day), and Molly Haskell (Frankly My Dear: Gone With the Wind Revisited). ~ Jeff Gemmill

Product Details

Release Date:
05/15/2012
UPC:
0841887016780
Original Release:
2012
Source:
Pbs (Direct)
Region Code:
1
Sound:
[Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround]
Time:
1:00:00
Sales rank:
44,567

Special Features

Closed Caption; ; Interview with Author Pat Conroy; A look back at the Gone with the Wind premiere in Atlanta; Pulitzer Prize night, 1937

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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- American Masters: Margaret Mitchell - American Rebel
1. Early Influences [6:38]
2. The Young Writer [6:53]
3. A Tragic Year [5:14]
4. The Flapper [5:19]
5. Journalist [5:34]
6. Writing Gone With the Wind [6:08]
7. Living with a Blockbuster [6:10]
8. The Movie and the War [4:54]
9. Secret Philanthropy [3:05]
10. Last Acts and Accidents [6:06]

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