1939

        The most anticipated film of the year was based on Margaret Mitchell’s 1936 Pulitzer Prize winning novel Gone With the Wind a book about a sixteen year old southern Belle’s loves and losses during the civil war and reconstruction. Twenty-six year old Vivien Leigh would play two sixteen year old characters…

The Moguls

The Jewish experience in Classic Hollywood would not have been or meant what it means to us today without the foresightedness and influence of the major studio moguls or their families that made their own distant journeys to a little Podunk town called Hollywood. It is because of, or in spite of these men that…