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10.17.2013

HATTIE MCDANIEL IN GONE WITH THE WIND



Hattie McDaniel in GONE WITH THE WIND (1939).
Original DVD framegrab photographs by Will Holub 2013.

Hattie McDaniel (1895 - 1952) won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role as Mammy in Victor Fleming's GONE WITH THE WIND.  She was the first African American actress to win an Oscar.