Wilbur Kurtz III: My Grandfather and Gone With the Wind
Dates: 4/20/2013 - 4/20/2013
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location: Hilton Atlanta/Marietta Hotel and Conference Center - 500 Powder Springs St.
The grandson of Wilbur Kurtz Sr. will discuss his famous grandfather, who was a close friend of Gone With the Wind author, Margaret Mitchell, and who served (at her suggestion) as a technical director and artist on the set of David O. Selznick's epic film in 1939.
Wilbur Kurtz, III will discuss artifacts belonging to his grandfather and provide behind-the-scenes stories from the set.
The event is part of the museum's 10th anniversary, three-day weekend April 19-21.