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Segregated ‘Gone with the Wind’ Set {format} {format} 3:25 Ben Adair

On the set of the 1940 movie Gone With the Wind, black and white actors were originally segregated. Until actor Lennie Bluett, an extra on the set, alerted Clark Gable to the situation. Produced for KPCC- Southern California Public Radio series Pacific Drift. [transcript]

Broadcast: Feb 25 2005 on NPR Day to DaySeries: Pacific Drift Subjects: Justice, Entertainment, Historical, African American