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Gone with the Wind (1939)

Director: Victor Fleming

Plot Synopsis[]

A manipulative woman (Vivien Leigh) and a roguish man (Clark Gable) conduct a turbulent romance during the American Civil War and Reconstruction periods.

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  1. It is the first coloured film to win Best Picture.
  2. It is the longest film to win Best Picture.
  3. Many famous actress and soon to be famous actress were considered for the role of Scarlett O'Hara before Vivien Leigh was casted. It got a book called The Search for Scarlett O’Hara: Gone with the Wind and Hollywood’s Most Famous Casting Call about the searching the actress to be cast as Scarlett O'Hara.
  4. Half of the US Population watched this movie.
  5. It is controversial of the portrayal of depicting black stereotypes, slave ownership and the confederates being good.
  6. Hattie McDaniel was the first black actor/actress to win an Oscar in acting category.
  7. Alfred Hitchcock helped a bit.
  8. They mixed both dummies and extras to make the film more scale.
  9. Clark Gable ate garlics before every makeout scene. This is added to make Scarlett's dislike when a makeout scene is shown.
  10. The two leads got paid crazy amount of money because of the time period. Vivien Leigh worked for 125 days and received $25,000. While Clark Gable worked for 71 days and received $120,000.
  11. Michael Jackson own the Best Picture of this film.
  12. Victor Fleming left the production of The Wizard of Oz to direct this film.
  13. The iconic line "Frankly, my dear, I don't give a damn" is different form the line "My dear, I don't give a damn" which cost the producer $5,000 because cursing was banned at the time. It is voted as number one movie line by AFI.
  14. It is the highest grossing film adjusted by inflation.