Stars Fall on Atlanta: The Premiere of Gone With the Wind

Stars Fall on Atlanta: The Premiere of Gone With the Wind

Hollywood's Gaze on The South

Rekindle our city's excitement for the world premiere of the motion picture version of Margaret Mitchell's Gone With the Wind in 1939. Who came to town? Who stole the limelight?

This exhibition highlights events and people in Atlanta surrounding the world premiere of the motion picture version of Margaret Mitchell’s novel in December 1939.

For the 75th anniversary of the motion picture version of Margaret Mitchell’s novel, the exhibition, Stars Fall on Atlanta: The Premiere of Gone With the Wind, highlights events and people in Atlanta surrounding the world premiere of December 1939. The display shows Atlanta’s excitement over the arrival of the stars of Gone With the Wind and the debut of the motion picture at Loew’s Grand Theatre.

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