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‘Gone With the Wind’ Star Olivia de Havilland Is Feisty at 94

The most unlikely action heroine in cinema pours coffee into a porcelain cup in the garden of her Paris home and recalls the day she dragged a sword down the stairs of Tara to defend Scarlett O’Hara’s womanly assets.

“That awful soldier wanted his way with Scarlett,” Olivia de Havilland says of her celebrated scene as Melanie Wilkes alongside Vivien Leigh in “Gone With the Wind.”