The more I see of our film … the more I realize how much we have been kidding ourselves in feeling that we could get really effective stuff on the back lot that should have been shot on location. … Frankly, I am now terribly sorry we didn’t build Tara on location.
David O. 5elznick Memo, March 9, 1939
Every story takes place somewhere. Characters and their actions occur somewhere in time with a sense of place—that physical space that is the “location.” However, the location always evolves into something so much more dynamic ...