Atlanta, 1873. It's another day (Melanie's funeral, in fact), and Scarlett is determined to win back Rhett (who's spending a lot of time with Belle Watling). First, she goes to Tara and ...
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Scarlett keeps her daughter's birth a secret from Rhett to spite him, thinking that if Cat grows up not knowing her father she will, unlike Bonnie, not love him. The day that Rhett finally does meet ...
Scarlett travels to Charleston to visit Rhett's family and tries to corner him by winning his mother's affection. She convinces Rhett to take her for a sail on the harbor, where their boat capsizes ...
Atlanta, Georgia, 1873. Scarlett O'Hara Butler is attending the funeral of Melanie Wilkes, her late sister-in-law and rival for Ashley Wilkes' affection, at which her estranged husband, Rhett Butler,...
In the first of the Angélique series, the beautiful feisty teenage heroine becomes entangled in a political assassination plot and is betrothed to a stranger who is twelve years her senior and a reputed sorcerer.
In the second of the Angélique series, the heroine joins a group of bandits, rescues her children, becomes a successful businesswoman, and once again becomes entangled in politics and matters of the heart.
Atlanta, 1873. It's another day (Melanie's funeral, in fact), and Scarlett is determined to win back Rhett (who's spending a lot of time with Belle Watling). First, she goes to Tara and spats with Sue Ellen over Tara. Then she goes to Charleston, presenting herself to Rhett's mother and friends, to Rhett's dismay. But when she's caught in a compromising position with Ashely, she retires to her mother's people in Savannah, and her overbearing grandfather Robelard, while Rhett courts a new bride. Scarlett also seeks out her O'Hara relatives and meets her cousin Colum, a priest (and gunrunner). And knowing them, she goes to Ireland. There she meets the handsome Earl of Fenton, who owns Ballyhara, the ancestral home of the O'Haras. And when Scarlett buys it from him, she becomes the financial and spiritual head of the family. But her newfound happiness is short-lived as disasters strike, and she must rely on Rhett's love for her to save her from the gallows.Written by
Frankly my dear, I was quite happy that a sequel to "Gone With the Wind" had finally been made. I had never been satisfied by the way the original movie ended. I could not see Rhett Butler walking out on his wife forever. Maybe temporarily.
Robert Hami did an excellent job with the cast and production. It was delicious. Joanne Whalley-Kilmer did such an excellent job as Scarlett O'Hara that when I first saw it, I had difficulites trying to remember Vivien Leigh's face. She was also cheated out of an Emmy nomination. Timothy Dalton was marvelous - as usual.
What I best liked about "Scarlett" was the fact that from Part 1 to Part 4, it was strictly one genre. Meaning, it was strictly a costume melodrama. It did not suffer from a schizophrenic genre, like GWTW (going from a historical drama to a costume melodrama in such a startling manner). "Scarlett" also benefited from a superior ending, in compare to GWTW. On the whole, it was excellent.
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