Camp counselor helps others with grief after losing father on 9/11
A young girl went to a camp for grieving children after losing her father on 9/11. Years later, Katie Pereira working as a camp counselor at the place she credits with giving her her life back. Jamie Yuccas has her story.news.yahoo.com
Gurung’s fashion show asks: Who gets to be a woman?
Prabal Gurung celebrated all things woman at his New York Fashion Week show. He summed up his inspiration with a quote borrowed from Pulitzer Prize-winnER Robin Givhan: "To be girlish is to be powerful, because power is redefined." (Sept. 9)news.yahoo.com
Olivia de Havilland, Oscar-winning actress, dies at 104
Havilland, the sister of fellow Oscar winner Joan Fontaine, died peacefully of natural causes, said New York-based publicist Lisa Goldberg. But de Havilland remembered the movie as one of the happiest experiences Ive ever had in my life. The dark-haired De Havilland projected both a gentle, glowing warmth and a sense of resilience and mischief that made her uncommonly appealing. The decision is still unofficially called the De Havilland law.De Havilland went on to earn her own Academy Award in 1946 for her performance in To Each His Own, a melodrama about out-of-wedlock birth. Warner Bros. wanted stage actors for their lavish 1934 production and chose de Havilland to co-star with Mickey Rooney, who played Puck.
Olivia de Havilland embodied old Hollywood, and shook it up
Olivia de Havilland, Oscar-winning actress has died, aged 104 in Paris, publicist says Sunday July 26, 2020. Fans and actors alike owe much to de Havilland, the Oscar-winning performer who became, almost literally, a law unto herself. De Havilland, who died Sunday at 104, was one of the last survivors of Hollywoods so-called Golden Age. De Havilland died peacefully of natural causes at her home in Paris, publicist Lisa Goldberg said. Flynn was a compulsive womanizer even by Hollywood standards, but de Havilland insisted that her bond with the dashing actor remained, somehow, platonic.
'Gone With the Wind' Returning to HBOMax With Introduction by African American Scholar
Gone With the Wind will be returning to HBOMax after it was pulled from the streaming service earlier this week. "HBO Max will bring Gone with The Wind back to its line-up, and when it appears, I will provide an introduction placing the film in its multiple historical contexts," Stewart explains. Right now, people are turning to movies for racial re-education, and the top-selling books on Amazon are about anti-racism and racial inequality. "Gone With the Wind is a product of its time and depicts some of the ethnic and racial prejudices that have, unfortunately, been commonplace in American society. Gone With the Wind is still currently available for online rental on Amazon Prime Video, iTunes, YouTube and more.
'Gone With the Wind' Pulled From HBO Max Library
Gone With the Wind is generating controversy once again. The once-acclaimed 1939 Civil War drama has been temporarily pulled by HBO Max from its slate of streaming options amid outcries over the film's dated depictions of slavery and racism, according to multiplereports. Just two weeks after launching, HBO Max has reportedly decided to reevaluate its streaming content, a move that comes amid nationwide protests over systemic racism in American society. However, a spokesperson for HBO Max explained that the film would eventually return to their streaming catalog, along with additional content that would contextualize the controversial historical depictions and elements of the story. "Gone With the Wind is a product of its time and depicts some of the ethnic and racial prejudices that have, unfortunately, been commonplace in American society.
HBO Max removes 'Gone With the Wind,' will add context
NEW YORK HBO Max has temporarily removed Gone With the Wind from its streaming library in order to add historical context to the 1939 film long criticized for romanticizing slavery and the Civil War-era South. Protests in the wake of George Floyd's death have forced entertainment companies to grapple with the appropriateness of both current and past productions. The BBC also removed episodes of Little Britain," a comedy series that featured a character in blackface, from its streaming service. "These racist depictions were wrong then and are wrong today, and we felt that to keep this title up without an explanation and a denouncement of those depictions would be irresponsible, said an HBO Max spokesman in a statement. Gone With the Wind has long been denounced for featuring slave characters who remain loyal to their former owners after the abolition of slavery.
Mansion that inspired 'Gone With the Wind' up for auction
The mansion that inspired the Twelve Oaks plantation, home of the Wilkes family in "Gone With the Wind," is going up for sale. (CNN) - The mansion that inspired the Twelve Oaks plantation, home of the Wilkes family in "Gone With the Wind," is going up for sale. On top of the image, she wrote "Twelve Oaks" and "I like this for Ashley's home," according to the book "David O. Selznick's Gone with the Wind." The majestic white mansion features 12 bedrooms, 12 bathrooms, more than 3 acres of gardens, a pool, 12 fireplaces, a grand dining room, a formal parlor and a four-car carriage house, according to Target Auction Company. "This would make a magnificent home, a lucrative business or both," Dewey Jacobs of Target Auction said in a news release.