Melanie Hamilton: A True Heroine

HAPPY 100th BIRTHDAY TO OLIVIA DE HAVILLAND! Scarlett O'Hara, one of the finest-crafted characters in all of literature and cinema, calls Melanie Hamilton a "pale-faced, mealy-mouthed ninny", completely jealous because Melanie marries Ashley Wilkes, the man Scarlett is crazy about. Although that phrase is hilarious, it's crazy inaccurate.  In the 1939 landmark film Gone With … Continue reading Melanie Hamilton: A True Heroine