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Gone With the Wind Appreciation Society
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A society of those who appreciate the classic film Gone With the Wind.



YEAR: 1939
GENRE: Romantic Drama
RATING: NR

One of the great cinematic achievements, technically as well as in enduring appeal, this is a movie that keeps finding an audience with every successive generation. The story and characters are familiar to even the most casual moviegoer: an indomitable Southern belle (Leigh) loves and loses and loves again a slyly dashing war profiteer as she struggles to protect her family and beloved plantation, Tara, from the ravages of the Civil War. Based on Margaret Mitchell's 1936 novel, which at the time of the film's release, had surpassed 1,500,000 copies sold. Selznick paid $50,000 for rights to the book, the largest such sum to that date.


CAST:
Clark Gable as Rhett Butler
Vivien Leigh as Scarlett O'Hara
Leslie Howard as Ashley Wilkes
Olivia de Havilland as Melanie Hamilton Wilkes
Hattie McDaniel as Mammy
Thomas Mitchell as Gerald O'Hara
Barbara O'Neil as Ellen O'Hara
Evelyn Keyes as Suellen O'Hara
Ann Rutherford as Carreen O'Hara
George Reeves as Stuart Tarleton
Fred Crane as Brent Tarleton
Oscar Polk as Pork
Butterfly McQueen as Prissy
Victor Jory as Jonas Wilkerson, the overseer
Everett Brown as Big Sam, the foreman

DIRECTORS: Victor Fleming, George Cukor, and Sam Wood

WRITERS: Margaret Mitchell, Sidney Howard, Ben Hecht, David O. Selznick, Jo Swerling, and John Van Druten

PRODUCER: David O. Selznick

COMPANY: Selznick International Pictures

AWARDS:
OSCARS - Best Picture, Best Director (Fleming), Best Actress (Leigh), Best Supporting Actress (McDaniel), Best Writing - Screenplay (Sidney Howard), Best Cinematography - Color, Best Film Editing, and Best Art Direction. Also nominated for Best Actor (Gable), Best Supporting Actress (de Havilland), Best Original Musical Score, Best Special Effects, and Best Sound.


created by mizzytizzy, July, 2001.
moderated by bohemea.

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