G | | Drama, History, Romance
A manipulative woman and a roguish man conduct a turbulent romance during the American Civil War and Reconstruction periods.
One of the most feminist passages of the novel is the following contemplation by Scarlett: "During the lean months at Tara she had done a man's work and done it well. She had been brought up to believe that a woman alone could accomplish nothing, ... ...
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! ...
At the beginning of the film, Scarlett shots the Yankee soldier in the face, which nearly explodes in blood. Then the dead soldier corpse falls down in the stairs and there is not blood on the soldier's face.
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.
$1,192,593 (USA) (28 June 1998)
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