Wednesday, June 10, 2009
On 10 June 1895, Hattie McDaniel was born in Wichita, Kansas. She was the first African American actress to win an Oscar, for her role as a maid in Gone With the Wind.
Several years ago Alice Randall wrote an excellent book called The Wind Done Gone which presents Gone with the Wind from the perspective of a maid at Tara.
Quite different stories eh?
June 10th is also the birthday of the fabulous Judy Garland.
Posted by Morgan at 6:55 PM