Passed | | Drama, History, Romance
A manipulative woman and a roguish man conduct a turbulent romance during the American Civil War and Reconstruction periods.
Margaret Mitchell was an avid reader as a child and had many favorite books. Among then was an American Civil War novel with some influence on "Gone with the Wind" (1936): "Cease Firing" (1912) by Mary Johnston. "Between the "scream of shells, the mighty onrush of ... ...
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! ...
In the bazaar scene where Dr. Meade auctions dances with women, it's obvious by his shadow that he's standing in front of a screen.
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) (28 June 1998)