G | | Drama, History, Romance
A manipulative woman and a roguish man conduct a turbulent romance during the American Civil War and Reconstruction periods.
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The setting is a Georgia plantation. The year is 1861, and sixteen-year-old Scarlett O'Hara is infatuated with the ...
Margaret Mitchell was more of a tomboy than her female characters. From ages 3-14, she was dressed in boys' pants, played with her brother and was nicknamed "Jimmy". The nickname derived from the comic strip character "Little Jimmy" (1904-58) by cartoonist Jimmy Swinnerton (1875-... ...
What do we care if we *were* expelled from college, Scarlett? The war is gonna start any day now, so we'd have left college anyhow.
Stuart Tarleton: War! Isn't it exciting, Scarlett? You know those fool Yankees actually *want* a war?
Brent Tarleton: We'll show 'em!
Scarlett: Fiddle-dee-dee! ...
Near the beginning of the movie, the field hands were tending mature cotton plants in full bloom. As the movie opened in April 1861, the cotton fields would have just been planted with the cotton plants only beginning to emerge from the soil, with no blooms at all.
George Reeves is credited as playing the part of Brent Tarleton, and Fred Crane is billed as Stuart Tarleton. This is incorrect: Crane played Brent, and Reeves played Stuart.
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