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September 25, 1991 | RUSSELL MILLER, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES, Miller is a New York writer.
It's getting hectic for Herb Bridges, down in Sharpsburg, Ga. Reporters keep calling from Denver and New York and Paris, plus there's an exhibit to be set up at the local historical society and another at Macy's in Atlanta. Such are life's burdens when you own more "Gone With the Wind" collectibles than anyone else in the world and times like these arise. "We went through this when the book was 50 years old in '86," says Bridges.
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November 4, 1991 | ANDY MARX, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Capping a frantic, monthlong bidding war, RHI Entertainment Inc., the company responsible for the acclaimed "Lonesome Dove" miniseries, has acquired the rights to make Hollywood's longest-awaited sequel--"Scarlett," Alexandra Ripley's best-selling follow-up to "Gone With the Wind." Robert Halmi, founder and Chairman of RHI, said the project will be a CBS miniseries for 1993. RHI acquired the rights in association with CBS, the Kirch Group of Germany and Italy's Silvio Berlusconi.
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October 25, 1991 | ANDY MARX, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
The William Morris talent agency stops taking bids today for rights to make the longest-awaited sequel in Hollywood history--"Scarlett," the best-selling follow-up to "Gone With the Wind."
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October 25, 1991 | ANDY MARX, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
The William Morris talent agency stops taking bids today for rights to make the longest-awaited sequel in Hollywood history--"Scarlett," the best-selling follow-up to "Gone With the Wind."
ENTERTAINMENT
November 4, 1991 | ANDY MARX, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Capping a frantic, monthlong bidding war, RHI Entertainment Inc., the company responsible for the acclaimed "Lonesome Dove" miniseries, has acquired the rights to make Hollywood's longest-awaited sequel--"Scarlett," Alexandra Ripley's best-selling follow-up to "Gone With the Wind." Robert Halmi, founder and Chairman of RHI, said the project will be a CBS miniseries for 1993. RHI acquired the rights in association with CBS, the Kirch Group of Germany and Italy's Silvio Berlusconi.
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August 26, 1991 | MARY ANN HOGAN
As scholars cringe, the publishing industry is about to give the world a $4.5-million, 768-page answer to one of the most provocative questions in American letters: Does Rhett go back to Scarlett? But "Scarlett: The Sequel to Margaret Mitchell's Gone With the Wind," to be published by Warner Books Sept. 25, could also open the floodgates for more sequels to classic works, giving publishing a taste of what Hollywood has known for years: If you have a huge success, milk it.
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September 25, 1991 | RUSSELL MILLER, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES, Miller is a New York writer.
It's getting hectic for Herb Bridges, down in Sharpsburg, Ga. Reporters keep calling from Denver and New York and Paris, plus there's an exhibit to be set up at the local historical society and another at Macy's in Atlanta. Such are life's burdens when you own more "Gone With the Wind" collectibles than anyone else in the world and times like these arise. "We went through this when the book was 50 years old in '86," says Bridges.
NEWS
August 26, 1991 | MARY ANN HOGAN
As scholars cringe, the publishing industry is about to give the world a $4.5-million, 768-page answer to one of the most provocative questions in American letters: Does Rhett go back to Scarlett? But "Scarlett: The Sequel to Margaret Mitchell's Gone With the Wind," to be published by Warner Books Sept. 25, could also open the floodgates for more sequels to classic works, giving publishing a taste of what Hollywood has known for years: If you have a huge success, milk it.
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