GONE WITH THE WIND -Q26- BARBARA O’NEIL AS ELLEN O’HARA PORTRAIT
Vintage original 12 x 15” (30 x 37.5 cm.) black and white double weight glossy silver gelatin print still photo, USA. Vivien Leigh, Clark Gable, Olivia de Havilland, Leslie Howard, Hattie McDaniel, dir: Victor Fleming; Selznick International Pictures/Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. The epic American Civil War melodrama which has captured the hearts and imaginations of fans for generations— the story or a strong willed young woman who perseveres and succeeds— she and the characters in this story still inspire. Made during Hollywood’s Golden Year, it won most of the major Academy Awards and to this day many feel well deserved, particularly those for Vivien Leigh for Best Actress and the unprecedented Best Supporting Actress to Hattie McDaniel.
Seldom do oversized exhibition quality prints of this type, including their original attached typed blurbs on the verso come to the collectors market. They are unsurpassed in quality.
SIP 108-140 Depicts a formal portrait of Barbara O’Neil as Ellen O’Hara, Even at 29 and just a few years older than Vivien Leigh, O’Neil was known for playing the strong and understanding mother. She would earn an Academy Award nomination the next year when play against type as the neurotic wife in ALL THIS AND HEAVEN TOO. Slight margin wear. ABOUT FINE.
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