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Monday, October 22, 2012

[Photo] Joan Fontaine relaxing poolside at her home in Beverly Hills, 1947

(Photo taken at The Hollywood Museum)

Thursday, October 4, 2012

Gone With The Wind memorabilia at the Hollywood Museum (Hollywood, CA)

Visited the Hollywood Museum this weekend at 1660 North Highland Avenue in Hollywood CA. The building is where Hollywood's "makeup king" Max Factor had his studios. Read more about the museum here at Discover Hollywood.

There are three levels of memorabilia spanning 100 years of films - enough for several blog posts.

I'll focus this post on GWTW...

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Here's a section devoted to GWTW movie props: bugle, glass, necklace, hat

GWTW Autographs

The museum has the largest collection of autographs I've ever seen. The collector was Joe Ackerman (1916-2002), a self-proclaimed "autograph hound" who got just about every star you can imagine to sign their name on something. 

The GWTW players....

...including Olivia de Havilland!