Gone with the Wind

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Overview

Margaret Mitchell's Pulitzer Prize-winning book comes to life in this Academy Award-winning classic starring Clark Gable and Vivian Leigh, and produced by David O. Selznick. Released to coincide with the film's 70th anniversary, this special edition features a new digital transfer and commentary by historian Rudy Behlmer.
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Overview

Margaret Mitchell's Pulitzer Prize-winning book comes to life in this Academy Award-winning classic starring Clark Gable and Vivian Leigh, and produced by David O. Selznick. Released to coincide with the film's 70th anniversary, this special edition features a new digital transfer and commentary by historian Rudy Behlmer.
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Special Features

Commentary by historian Rudy Behlmer
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Editorial Reviews

All Movie Guide - Lucia Bozzola
As epic as the 1,000-plus-page Margaret Mitchell bestseller on which it was based, David O. Selznick's production of Gone With the Wind (1939) went through three directors, a well-publicized search for Scarlett O'Hara, and a then-enormous four-million-dollar budget, resulting in one of the all-time highest-grossing movies. Sparing no expense on sets and costumes, Selznick aimed to produce the ultimate Technicolor blockbuster, faithfully adapting the book's Civil War era travails of Southern belle Scarlett and her roguish match, Rhett Butler. While the film is grand in scale (and length), its cast, especially relative unknown Vivien Leigh as Scarlett and MGM king Clark Gable as Rhett, made the narrative as engrossing as the spectacular recreation of the burning of Atlanta (in which old sets were torched). Premiering first in Atlanta, Gone With the Wind delivered on the promise of the hype, breaking box-office records. Earning an unprecedented 13 Oscar nominations, Gone With the Wind won eight statuettes and two special awards, taking Best Picture in Hollywood's "miraculous" year, as well as Best Director for Victor Fleming, and Best Actress for Vivien Leigh. Best Supporting Actress Hattie McDaniel became the first African-American actor to win an Oscar. Perennially popular, Gone With the Wind inspired the 1994 sequel Scarlett.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 11/17/2009
  • UPC: 883929057436
  • Original Release: 1939
  • Rating:

  • Source: Warner Home Video
  • Region Code: 1
  • Presentation: Remastered / Special Edition / Full Frame
  • Sound: Dolby AC-3 Surround Sound
  • Time: 3:43:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 3,867

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Vivien Leigh Scarlett O'Hara
Clark Gable Rhett Butler
Leslie Howard Ashley Wilkes
Olivia de Havilland Melanie Hamilton
Hattie McDaniel Mammy
Thomas Mitchell Gerald O'Hara
Oscar Polk Pork
Barbara O'Neil Ellen, his wife
Fred Crane Brent Tarleton
Victor Jory Jonas Wilkerson
Evelyn Keyes Suellen O'Hara
George Reeves Stuart Tarleton
Ann Rutherford Careen O'Hara
Butterfly McQueen Prissy
Howard Hickman John Wilkes [At Twelve Oaks]
Everett Brown Big Sam, the foreman
Alicia Rhett India, his daughter
Zack Williams Elijah
Rand Brooks Charles Hamilton
Carroll Nye Frank Kennedy
Marcella Martin Cathleen Calvert
Laura Hope Crews Aunt "Pittypat" Hamilton
Harry Davenport Dr. Meade [At The Bazaar In Atlanta]
Leona Roberts Mrs. Caroline Meade
Jane Darwell Dolly Merriwether [At The Bazaar In Atlanta]
Alberto Morin René Picard
Mary Anderson Voice Only
Terry Shero Fanny Elsing
William McClain Old Levi
Jackie Moran Phil Meade
Cliff "Ukelele Ike" Edwards Reminiscent Soldier
Ona Munson Belle Watling
Eddy Chandler The Sergeant at the hospital
George Hackathorne A wounded Soldier in pain (uncredited)
Roscoe Ates A Convalescent Soldier
John Arledge A Dying Soldier
Eric Linden An Amputation Case
Tom Tyler A Commanding Officer
William Bakewell A Mounted Officer
Lee Phelps The Bartender
Paul Hurst The Yankee Deserter
Ernest Whitman Carpetbagger's Friend [Georgia After Sherman]
William Stelling Returning Veteran [Georgia After Sherman]
Louis Jean Heydt A Hungry Soldier
Isabel Jewell Emmy Slattery
Robert Elliott Yankee Major [During Reconstruction]
George Meeker Poker-Playing Captain
Wallis Clark His Poker-Playing Captains [During Reconstruction]
Irving Bacon The Corporal
Adrian Morris A Carpetbagger Orator
J.M. Kerrigan Johnny Gallagher [During Reconstruction]
Olin Howland Yankee Businessman [During Reconstruction]
Yakima Canutt A renegade
Blue Washington The Renegade's Companion [During Reconstruction]
Ward Bond Tom, a Yankee Captain
Cammie King Bonnie Blue Butler
Mickey Kuhn Beau Wilkes
Lillian Kemble-Cooper Bonnie's Nurse [During Reconstruction]
Eddie "Rochester" Anderson Uncle Peter
Trevor Bardette [During Reconstruction]
Ralph Brooks Gentleman [At Twelve Oaks]
James Bush Gentleman [At Twelve Oaks]
Louise Carter Bandleader's Wife (uncredited)
Frank Coghlan Jr. A collapsing Soldier (uncredited)
Lester Dorr [During Reconstruction]
Frank Faylen Doctor's Aide (uncredited)
Si Jenks Yankee on Street [During Reconstruction]
Tommy Kelly Boy [Outside The Examiner Office]
Lee Murray Drummerboy (uncredited)
Marjorie Reynolds Guest at Twelve Oaks (uncredited)
Tom Seidel Guest
Harry Strang Tom's Aide (uncredited)
Emerson Treacy [During Reconstruction]
Philip Trent Gentleman, later bearded Confederate on steps at Tara
Guy Wilkerson Wounded card player (uncredited)
John Wray [During Reconstruction]
Technical Credits
Victor Fleming Director
Fred Albin Special Effects
Edward Boyle Set Decoration/Design
Jack Cosgrove Special Effects
Hobe Erwin Art Director
Frank Floyd Choreography
Louis Forbes Musical Direction/Supervision
Ernest Haller Cinematographer
Sidney Howard Screenwriter
Arthur Johns Special Effects
Hal Kern Editor
Raymond A. Klune Production Manager
Frank Maher Sound/Sound Designer
William Cameron Menzies Production Designer
James Newcom Editor
Joseph B. Platt Set Decoration/Design
Walter Plunkett Costumes/Costume Designer
Eddie Prinz Choreography
David O. Selznick Producer
Eric Stacey Asst. Director
Max Steiner Score Composer
Lyle Wheeler Art Director
Lee Zavitz Special Effects
Margaret Mitchell Source Author
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Gone with the Wind - Part 1
1. 1 Overture [2:30]
2. 2 Credits and Foreword [4:11]
3. 3 Tarletons Spill a Secret [2:51]
4. 4 Love of the Land [5:46]
5. 5 Dressing up and Down [2:28]
6. 6 Twelve Oaks [3:48]
7. 7 Attnetion Paid and Unpaid [4:04]
8. 8 Dreams of Victory [2:48]
9. 9 Has the War Started? [3:59]
10. 10 The Proposal [3:04]
11. 11 Widow Hamilton [2:30]
12. 12 Atlanta Bazaar [4:12]
13. 13 Shocking the Confederacy [3:40]
14. 14 You Should Be Kissed [2:44]
15. 15 Sheer Waste [3:15]
16. 16 Christmas Furlough [3:24]
17. 17 Ashley's Request [3:16]
18. 18 Belle's Donation [2:58]
19. 19 Enough of Dying [3:03]
20. 20 Panic in Atlanta [5:56]
21. 21 Awaiting Invaders and a Baby [4:06]
22. 22 The Wounded [2:17]
23. 23 Prissy's Confession [1:46]
24. 24 Recruiting Rhett [4:12]
25. 25 Atlanta Burns [4:32]
26. 26 Kiss Me...Once [4:07]
27. 27 Twelve Oaks in Ruins [3:10]
28. 28 Sadness at Tara [3:04]
29. 29 Rock Bottom [3:55]
30. 30 I'll Never Be Hungry Again [2:14]
31. 31 Intermission Music [3:58]
Disc #2 -- Gone with the Wind - Part 2
1. 32 Entr'Acte [1:30]
2. 33 Sherman! Hard Labor [2:58]
3. 34 Yankee Intruder [4:49]
4. 35 War Over [4:11]
5. 36 Ashley Returns [2:04]
6. 37 Something to Live for [5:32]
7. 38 Pa's Accident [2:01]
8. 39 Ready to Wear [3:02]
9. 40 Appeal to Rhett [5:15]
10. 41 Hand in Men's Pockets [5:38]
11. 42 Businesswoman [4:35]
12. 43 Shanty Town Attack [2:48]
13. 44 Night Vigil [4:43]
14. 45 Return From the Raid [5:20]
15. 46 Melanie and Belle [3:12]
16. 47 Rhett's Proposal [:31]
17. 48 The Honeymoon [6:40]
18. 49 Bonnie Blue Butler [4:02]
19. 50 Comfort Elsewhere [3:10]
20. 51 Doting Dad [4:43]
21. 52 The Old Days [3:37]
22. 53 Our Scarlett [3:30]
23. 54 Taking Scarlett [1:50]
24. 55 Homesick [4:43]
25. 56 Scarlett's Fall [5:21]
26. 57 Bonnie's Accident [5:41]
27. 58 Chronicle of Grief [2:30]
28. 59 Melanie's Farewell [3:03]
29. 60 True Loves [3:59]
30. 61 Frankly, My Dear [2:13]
31. 62 Tomorrow Is Another Day [4:59]
32. 63 Exit Music [2:13]
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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    There's a reason....

    that many people consider this the best movie ever made...unless you happen to be used to what comes out of Hollywood today... most of which is junk! Great story....great history....great love story...great acting.. and for it's time....extraordinary special effects....especially the burning of Atlanta. A classic that should be in any respectable video or DVD collection.

    5 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    My Favorite Movie Ever!

    Gone With the Wind is the film that is closest to my heart. It manages to move me like no other film can. From the opening credits, with its great musical scoring, I immediately become overwhelmed by what I see in front of me. I begin to get sucked into the riveting world of Scarlett and Rhett. I literally begin to live every moment of the film through Scarlett. I completely love Scarlett and Vivien Leigh's portrayal of her. Scarlett really is the star of the story and Vivien's great acting makes the film twice as good as it is. Scarlett, even with her character flaws, is truly one of my personal heroines. Watching GWTW always makes me wish I was her. I really don't know why. I guess I can attribute this to the fact that I somehow see myself in her. I could never emphasize how much I love this movie. Needless to say, it is my all-time favorite movie and I think it to be the best. If I could drag everyone I know to watch the movie in its almost 4 hour glory, I would. Watch it and for sure it will occupy a special place in your heart. :)

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    The Most Classic Romance of America...of the WORLD!

    I really liked this film...No wait, I LOVED THIS FILM and always have. Every time the opening title comes up I get goosebumps and I grin. This movie has humor, romance, sorrow, mourning, and makes you really appreciate the life that our ancestors had to live through. It touches me so much and I just can't get enough of this movie. I reccommend it to every single person out there.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    An Exceptional Movie!!!

    This was one of the best movies I have ever seen!It is pretty long, but it makes you laugh and cry and keeps you hooked till the end.A story of love, passion, tragedy and it has a good historical backround.All in all it was a great movie. =)

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    IT HAS TO BE THE BEST MOVIE OF ALL TIME!!!

    The first time I saw Gone With The WInd when I was six I fell in love!!! This movie is awesome!!! Vivien Leigh and Clark Gable take my breath away every time I watch this movie!!! This flim is a abosolute MASTERPEICE!!! It will alawys be my favorite and it touches me and makes my heart menlt like chocolate everytime I see it!!! Vivien is a AWESOME Scarlett O'Hara!!! They knew what they where doing when they chose her!!! Whenever this was first seen it has been a classic and is still getting more fame as the years pass by. It has the best acting of all time!!! Clark Gable was just as an awesome character than Vivien Leigh. Every actor in this flim is just right for their role. It was the role of Scalett O'Hara that made Vivien Leigh the remembered Hollywood legend that she is today!!!

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 6, 2010

    Awesome!!!

    I loved it.Really good movie.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    I bought this for my daughter as a Christmas gift. She loved it. The movie classic was awesome in Blu-ray.

    I would recommend this to all Gone With The Wind fans. It is a true classic.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted October 1, 2010

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    They Broke the Mold When They Made This One

    Over 70 years have passed yet Gone With The Wind remains the yardstick by which all subsequent film epics have been judged. This Super Production of 1939 was the last word in Hollywood entertainment, a sprawling, bigger than life melodrama that was first and foremost a soap opera with the American Civil War as its enormous backdrop. With a then unprecedented running time of 3 hours and 40 minutes, including intermission, the film was an overpowering emotional experience for moviegoers at the time and it continues to enthrall viewers today. It has the perfect cast, Glorious Technicolor, magnificent sets and costumes and perhaps the greatest score ever written for a movie. To top it all off, it features the most indelible romantic pairing in the history of movies : Clark Gable and Vivien Leigh. Gable Was the epitome of author Margaret Mitchell's conception of Blockade Runner Rhett Butler and Vivien Leigh, up until then a relatively unknown British actress, was Scarlett O'Hara right off the pages of Miss Mitchell's magnum opus. To this day, Vivien Leigh's performance as Scarlett is perhaps the most revered piece of movie acting by an actress in the History of Film. Acting styles may have changed drastically over the years but this remains a brilliant performance in any era. Producer David O. Selznick spent the rest of his life trying to duplicate his own masterpiece but was unsuccessful. His heavy breathing western spectacle Duel in the Sun was overripe kitsch and a late 50's remake of Hemingway's A Farewell To Arms was uninspired. His Portrait of Jennie in the late 40's came closest to an artistic achievement, a haunting romantic fantasy starring his wife Jennifer Jones. The enduring appeal of Gone With The Wind boils down to this : for nearly 4 hours the viewer is witness to life being lived, to characters experiencing the good and bad in life over a span of years, to a teeming semblance of history taking place (no matter that it's Hollywood History, the Reel thing as opposed to the Real thing). Other films have tried to duplicate its success : Lawrence of Arabia is a Thinking Man's epic, a triumph in its own right ; Ben- Hur, the 1959 remake is an enormous creation and the most moving of all biblical films; David Lean's somber Russian epic Doctor Zhivago comes close but its wintry romance pales in comparison to Rhett and Scarlett's fiery passion. All in all, Gone With The Wind is a movie monument, an indestructible artifact of Hollywood's Golden Age.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 16, 2001

    An American Classic!

    This is one of the best films if not the best film in movie history. It's all about Southern belle Scarlett O¿Hara, played to perfection by the gorgeous Vivien Leigh and the trials and tribulations she faces in love and life during the Civil War and Southern reconstruction. This excellent film also stars Clark Gable as Sgt. Rhett Butler, Leslie Howard as Ashley Wilkes, Olivia De Havilland as Melanie and Hattie McDaniel as Mammy. This film gets better with age and is able to hold the viewers' attention and keep them spellbound without letting go.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 27, 2012

    superb, highly recommended

    the south is the south time haven't pass, same attitudes, same pride, makes
    you wonder if something was gained if something was learned . acting extraordinary, especial effects without equal.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 2, 2012

    Must see

    This is a must see classic. Girls of all ages will love it. Boys will like it too.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 22, 2010

    Great historical fiction

    I am truly amazed at the short attention span of some and that everything and everyone needs to relate to them.Life is long and boring sometimes that is two reasons why movies were made.Historical fiction is exactly that HISTORICAL FICTION! If this movie was made today relating to modern issues with modern thinking and reasoning,it wouldn't be HISTORICAL but just FICTION. Great story,great acting,great cinematography and great diolog. A must see for the 21st century movie lover who tries to place himself in the era and not the era in today.

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  • Posted October 1, 2010

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    amazing movie!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    amazing movie!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!1

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted October 1, 2010

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    Still a classic

    You can't improve too much on a classic like this one. If only the south had as many soldiers as shown in the railroad depot, they'd have won the war. Good fiction, though.

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  • Posted October 1, 2010

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    Great Classic

    This movie is one of the greatest movies made. The story and the actors put on a very poignant performance . The civil war was a very important time in this country history and laid the foundation for civil rights.

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    excellent

    excellent movie

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    Disappointing

    I thought this included the book; it actually includes a book about the movie, not THE book!

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted October 1, 2010

    American classic.

    Gone With the wind is an American classic in which a scheming Southern Bell and a Wayward Yankee carry on a tumultuous love affair during the Civil War and the rebuilding of the United States after the war.

    The love between Scarlett O'Hara and Rhett Butler is the man subject of the movie. The acting is superb. The cinematography, set and costume design is perfection.

    The theme of slavery was not fairly depicted. It does not really reflect the harshness and horror of slavery. However I am judging from a 2010 view. By today's standards I think the slavery aspect of story would be portrayed differently.

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted October 1, 2010

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    My all time favorite!

    My grandmother introduced me to Gone with the Wind. She always told me "you should have seen it on the big screen like I did." She died two weeks prior to me getting this blu ray set. I had been looking everywhere for the set so we could watch it together. The viewer does get to see the movie in its true form. The rich colors, the amazing wardrobes the actors all come to life. It is an epic movie that no one should miss. I am so ever greatful to my grandmother for inviting me into Rhett and Scarletts life through first the movie then later the book.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    This was a present for my mother - was the best version of the 100 times she's seen GWTW yet!

    DVD arrived quickly, and in excellent condition. Was very pleased to find this so easily at B&N.

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