Tag Archives: Civil War movies

On Watching Gone with the Wind in 2018

Patricia Dawn Chick (born Acker) was my mother. Her favorite movie was Gone with the Wind. It might seem odd since she was from Indiana, but her roots went back to the Dossett family of Kentucky. They were ripped apart … Continue reading

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Civil War Political Movie Night!

Need a break from the nightly news? Find a soda, make some popcorn (or whatever snack you like at the movies) and “escape” into Civil War politics through historical films. I’ve pulled three movies from my collection to recommend. They’re entertaining, but … Continue reading

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Question of the Week: 10/17-10/23/16

Join the fun… Meg Groeling and Sarah Kay Bierle were talking about quote-able lines from movies. So here’s some Civil War pop-culture: What’s your favorite quote-able line from Gone With The Wind?

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Question of the Week: 8/29-9/4/16

What historical Civil War account would you like to see developed into a true-to-the-story movie or documentary?

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Question of the Week: 8/1-8/7/16

Have you see the movie “Free State of Jones”? For those who have, what did you think of it? For those who haven’t, is there something in particular that has discouraged you from seeing it?

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Creating Music For A Historical Drama: An Interview With Dane B. Frazier

Have you ever tried to watch a movie that has no soundtrack? Plots and conflicts may be perfect and paired with dialogue that is realistic, but the film will probably lack the emotional context. Music has a way playing with … Continue reading

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