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    "Scarlett and Rhett's flight from the Burning of Atlanta" original concept artwork from Gone With the Wind. (MGM, 1939) Vintage original artwork accomplished in pencil and gouache on 19.65 x 15 in. artists leaf tipped to backing board with 3.75 x 1.45 in. production information sticker tipped to upper right corner typed, "Set #24 Ext. McDonough Road". For filming the burning of Atlanta, new false facades were built in front of the Selznick backlot's many old abandoned sets, and Selznick himself operated the controls for the explosives that burned them down. Sources at the time put the estimated production costs at $3.85 million, making it the second most expensive film made up to that point, with only Ben-Hur (1925) having cost more. Exhibiting age and production wear, corner loss, edge chipping and loss. In vintage good condition.

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    December, 2020
    18th Friday
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