Passed | | Drama, History, Romance
A manipulative woman and a roguish man conduct a turbulent romance during the American Civil War and Reconstruction periods.
Despite the popularity of the novel, Margaret Mitchell was not interested in producing a sequel. The first authorized sequel, "Scarlett" by Alexandra Ripley, was not published until 1991.
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! ...
While lining up for the Virgina Reel, a woman in a blue dress stands next to Scarlett. Seconds later, Scarlett is next to a woman in a light orange dress, and the lady in blue has moved down a few places.
Opening credits prologue: There was a land of Cavaliers and Cotton Fields called the Old South... Here in this pretty world Gallantry took its last bow.. Here was the last ever to be seen of Knights and their Ladies Fair, of Master and Slave... Look for it only in books, for it is no more than a dream remembered. A Civilization gone with the wind...
Originally shot in a 1.37:1 ratio; the prints re-released in 1967 by MGM, were converted to a simulated wide screen ratio, chopping strips at the top and bottom of the image.
$1,192,593 (USA) (28 June 1998)
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