1. This is the second installment of the "Saving Tara Video Diary". Please keep in mind that these are shot without a script and are done as an update to the ongoing study and restoration of the original movie set from "Gone with the Wind".

    Keep coming back to this site as we will be providing more videos over the coming weeks. And please help us get out the word that the big white house that stood on the back lot of Selznick Studios is not gone but has simply been waiting in Georgia for the day it could be restored and put on public display.

    Peter

    http://www.peterbonner.com

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  2. This is another portion of footage from our “Saving Tara Video Diary” which we are shooting while we are combing through the items and documenting what is there.

    The time I spend in front of the camera is unscripted, as our goal of these shorts is to give a video update of what we have found and how we are progressing.

    Unless “Providentially hindered”, we hope to soon shoot the full story of the Tara façade that has survived 70 years more than the 90 days that its creator David O’Selznick said most Hollywood sets were allowed to stand.

    But just as the moonlight showed Scarlett that her Tara was still standing, so these video shorts will remind us that she is still here and ready once again to stir the hearts of those who long ago fell under her spell.

    - Peter Bonner

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  3. Author, storyteller and historian Peter Bonner - owner of Historical & Hysterical Tours, Inc. and the world’s only “Gone With The Wind Tour - tells some of the interesting stories of the Patrick Cleburn Confederate Cemetery in Jonesboro, Georgia. This is ground where the last major battle before the “Battle of Atlanta” took place in 1864. Peter shares the little known facts concerning the final burial of the confederate dead of the “Battle of Jonesboro”. http://www.peterbonner.com

    Peter tells two stories here:

    “The Powder They Faced Had Nothing To Do With Makeup”

    “Buried Where They Fell In 1864 … Reinterred In 1872”

    Author, public speaker and historian Peter Bonner writes about southern and Georgia history and is the world's foremost writer and public speaker on all things "Gone With The Wind". His book "Lost In Yesterday" recounts the true stories from her life and her friends and family that Margaret Mitchell used to pen "Gone With The Wind". http://www.peterbonner.com

    Visit the Road To Tara Museum in Jonesboro, Georgia (just a short drive south of downtown Atlanta) and take Peter's exclusive and world's only GWTW tour. http://visitscarlett.com/roadtotaramuseum.html

    Find Peter on Facebook under "Historical and Hysterical Stories" http://facebook.com/HistoricalandHystericalStories and also his web site: http://www.peterbonner.com

    If you can, please leave something in our Tip Jar so we can keep bringing Peter's history stories to you.

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  4. Author, public speaker and historian Peter Bonner writes about southern and Georgia history and is the world's foremost writer and public speaker on all things "Gone With The Wind". His book "Lost In Yesterday" recounts the true stories from her life and her friends and family that Margaret Mitchell used to pen "Gone With The Wind".

    Visit the Road To Tara Museum in Jonesboro, Georgia (just a short drive south of downtown Atlanta) and take Peter's exclusive and world's only GWTW tour. http://visitscarlett.com/roadtotaramuseum.html

    Find Peter on Facebook under "Historical and Hysterical Stories" https://www.facebook.com/HistoricalandHystericalStories and also his web site: http://www.peterbonner.com

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Peter Bonner's Historical and Hysterical Stories

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Historical and hysterical stories as told by master storyteller and historian Peter Bonner. He is best known for his expertise on Margaret Mitchell, her book and the movie "Gone With The Wind". http://www.peterbonner.com

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