Gone with the Wind (1939)
Director: Victor Fleming
- Fred Crane [Brent Tarleton]
- Paul Hurst [Yankee Deserter]
- Thomas Mitchell [Gerald O'Hara]
- George Reeves [Stuart Tarleton]
- Olivia de Havilland [Melanie Hamilton Wilkes]
- Cammie King [Bonnie Butler]
- Barbara O'Neil [Ellen O'Hara]
- It is the first coloured film to win Best Picture.
- It is the longest film to win Best Picture.
- 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.
- Half of the US Population watched this movie.
- It is controversial of the portrayal of depicting black stereotypes, slave ownership and the confederates being good.
- Hattie McDaniel was the first black actor/actress to win an Oscar in acting category.
- Alfred Hitchcock helped a bit.
- They mixed both dummies and extras to make the film more scale.
- Clark Gable ate garlics before every makeout scene. This is added to make Scarlett's dislike when a makeout scene is shown.
- 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.
- Michael Jackson own the Best Picture of this film.
- Victor Fleming left the production of The Wizard of Oz to direct this film.
- 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.
- It is the highest grossing film adjusted by inflation.