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Gone With the Wind

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Gone With the Wind

Post by Ash » Sun February 13th, 2011, 6:59 pm

Well, some thousand page books can be read in a relatively short time, and seem to remember GWWT being one such. It would be interesting rereading it. I read it several times in HS, then saw the movie several times. I wouldn't mind going back for a reread to remind myself what the movie missed. Go ahead and nominate it and see what happens.

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Post by Vanessa » Sun February 13th, 2011, 9:10 pm

Gone with the Wind is one of my favourite books and I would love to re-read it sometime. I think the film misses out a couple of Scarlett's husbands!! :rolleyes: :D
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Post by Misfit » Sun February 13th, 2011, 9:33 pm

[quote=""Vanessa""]Gone with the Wind is one of my favourite books and I would love to re-read it sometime. I think the film misses out a couple of Scarlett's husbands!! :rolleyes: :D [/quote]

Yes. It. Does.
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Post by LoveHistory » Sun February 13th, 2011, 10:12 pm

[quote=""Vanessa""]Gone with the Wind is one of my favourite books and I would love to re-read it sometime. I think the film misses out a couple of Scarlett's husbands!! :rolleyes: :D [/quote]

The film has all three of her husbands, but skips two of her children. Also skips a wealth of great story. It really would have made a better miniseries.

I'll have to wait for an appropriate theme to come back around.

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Post by Ash » Mon February 14th, 2011, 12:29 am

[quote=""Vanessa""]Gone with the Wind is one of my favourite books and I would love to re-read it sometime. I think the film misses out a couple of Scarlett's husbands!! :rolleyes: :D [/quote]

No it has the husbands right, its that it misses out on a few kids!

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Post by Misfit » Mon February 14th, 2011, 12:40 am

[quote=""Ash""]No it has the husbands right, its that it misses out on a few kids![/quote]

I could have swore a couple of husbands were missing :(
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Post by LoveHistory » Mon February 14th, 2011, 3:24 am

[quote=""Misfit""]I could have swore a couple of husbands were missing :( [/quote]

1. Charles Hamilton
2. Frank Kennedy
3. Rhett Butler

That's all the husbands Scarlett ever had.

The missing children are Wade Hampton Hamilton and Ella Kennedy.

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Post by Misfit » Mon February 14th, 2011, 3:58 am

[quote=""LoveHistory""]1. Charles Hamilton
2. Frank Kennedy
3. Rhett Butler

That's all the husbands Scarlett ever had.

The missing children are Wade Hampton Hamilton and Ella Kennedy.[/quote]

Damn you are good :o ;) :)
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Post by Vanessa » Mon February 14th, 2011, 9:36 am

Well, I knew something was missed out! :o :) It's obvious now that I do need to have a re-read! :D
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Post by Michy » Mon February 14th, 2011, 3:23 pm

I've never seen the movie, but I would guess it also leaves out all the backstory on Scarlett's parents. Not absolutely necessary to the plot, but it does add so much to the story overall, and helps in understanding Scarlett's character.

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