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Olivia de Havilland

Lady Triumphant (Screen Classics)

Victoria Amador


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Legendary actress and two-time Academy Award winner Olivia de Havilland is best known for her role as Melanie Wilkes in Gone with the Wind (1939). She often inhabited characters who were delicate, elegant, and refined. At the same time, she was a survivor with a fierce desire to direct her own destiny on and off the screen. She fought and won a lawsuit against Warner Bros. over a contract dispute that changed the studio contract system forever. She is also noted for her long feud with.

University Press of Kentucky, 9780813177274, 404pp.

Publication Date: May 31, 2019

About the Author

Victoria Amador has taught at a number of universities in the United Kingdom, the United States, and in other countries. She is the author of The Gothic Portal: An Online Resource for Academics and Aficionados of Gothic Cultural Productions from 1976 to 2008, and a number of articles on the gothic in film and literature.