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FILE - In this file photo dated Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2004, Actress Olivia de Havilland, who played the doomed Southern belle Melanie in

Olivia de Havilland embodied old Hollywood, and shook it up

Jul. 26, 2020 5:16 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — She was one of Hollywood’s most glamorous stars and determined off-screen fighters. No one was better suited than Olivia de Havilland to play the sainted Melanie Wilkes in “Gone With the Wind” or more tenacious about the right to appear in the films of her choosing....

FILE - In this file photo dated Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2004, Actress Olivia de Havilland, who played the doomed Southern belle Melanie in

Olivia de Havilland, Oscar-winning actress, dies at 104

Jul. 26, 2020 4:56 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — Olivia de Havilland, the doe-eyed actress beloved to millions as the sainted Melanie Wilkes of “Gone With the Wind,” but also a two-time Oscar winner and an off-screen fighter who challenged and unchained Hollywood’s contract system, died Sunday at her home in Paris. She...

FILE - In this June 18, 2016, file photo, U.S. actress Olivia de Havilland poses during an Associated Press interview, in Paris. Olivia de Havilland, Oscar-winning actress has died, aged 104 in Paris,  publicist says Sunday July 26, 2020. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus, File)

Olivia de Havilland, Oscar-winning actress, dies at 104

Jul. 26, 2020 4:47 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — Olivia de Havilland, the doe-eyed actress beloved to millions as the sainted Melanie Wilkes of “Gone With the Wind,” but also a two-time Oscar winner and an off-screen fighter who challenged and unchained Hollywood’s contract system, died Sunday at her home in Paris. She...

FILE - In this Dec. 19, 1939 file photo, a crowd gathers outside the Astor Theater on Broadway during the premiere of

HBO Max removes 'Gone With the Wind,' will add context

Jun. 10, 2020 4:58 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — HBO Max has temporarily removed “Gone With the Wind” from its streaming library in order to add historical context to the 1939 film long criticized for romanticizing slavery and the Civil War-era South. Protests in the wake of George Floyd's death have forced entertainment...