G | | Drama, History, Romance
American film classic in which a manipulative woman and a roguish man conduct a turbulent romance during the American Civil War and Reconstruction periods.
One of the often overlooked subplots of the novel is the decline of Rhett Butler. He starts out as a self-made man, a successful businessman who is never afraid to speak his mind. During the novel he devotes more and more time to his obsession with ... ...
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! ...
Before Scarlett, Rhett, Prissy and Melanie leave for Tara, Scarlett's hair is messed up. It's neater when she gets into the wagon. When they stop so Rhett can leave, her hair is almost neat. When she arrives at home, it's messy again.
Rather than simply saying "Selznick International in association with Metro-Goldwyn Mayer presents Margaret Mitchell's 'Gone With the Wind'", the opening credits say "Selznick International in association with Metro-Goldwyn Mayer has the honor to present its Technicolor production of Margaret Mitchell's story of the Old South 'Gone With the Wind'".
$1,192,593 (USA) (26 June 1998)
$198,655,278 (USA) (13 November 1998)
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