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Gone with the Wind [DVD] [1939]

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Her eyes are aimed squarely at Ashley Wilkes (Leslie Howard), if only because his attention has been directed elsewhere. The film adaptation that soon followed continues to hold the record for the most box office admissions of all time, and between its many successful re-releases over the past seven decades, its tally adjusted for inflation approaches one and a half billion dollars. Some of the technologies we use are necessary for critical functions like security and site integrity, account authentication, security and privacy preferences, internal site usage and maintenance data, and to make the site work correctly for browsing and transactions.

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I was desperate to watch it as I my interest in Old Hollywood films and movie stars had already begun. Its sights are also aimed at Norma Shearer, John Gilbert, Erich von Stroheim, Lon Chaney, Greta Garbo, Clark Gable, Lionel Barrymore, Maureen O'Sullivan, Jean Harlow, Spencer Tracy, Vivien Leigh, Lana Turner, Hedy Lamarr, Buster Keaton, and Elizabeth Taylor, among quite a number of others. GWTW is full of people playing roles, just like its actors, trapped in the past as times change; and is it better to pull yourself up by the boot straps or sink solemnly and with dignity down into the oblivion, true to the old ways? Among the other topics of conversation here are his initial drive to become an actor as a means to escape poverty, winning an Oscar for a small role he was forced into as "punishment", establishing himself as the top box office draw in the country, the devastating blow of Carole Lombard's untimely death, his military service during WWII, and passing away without ever having a chance to meet his son that would be born just a few months later.Vivien Leigh: Scarlett and Beyond is a 1990 documentary on disc four hosted by actress Jessica Lange featuring memories and tributes from fellow actors Claire Bloom, Kim Hunter, John Gielgud and Sir Douglas Fairbanks Jr.

Most every topic that Behlmar addresses is discussed in an impressive level of detail, including notes about the writing and recording of Max Steiner's score, the financial black hole of production, the specifics of various contracts, potentially devastating requests insisted upon by the Production Code, and the indelible impression that Gone with the Wind has left on popular culture. In a more traditionally constructed screenplay, Gone with the Wind would've ended shortly after where the intermission is here, but the film chooses instead to follow the two lovers well after the Civil War has come to an end. To enable personalized advertising (like interest-based ads), we may share your data with our marketing and advertising partners using cookies and other technologies. Scarlett is able to freewheelingly galavant around Tara, the family's sprawling plantation, with a battalion of slaves working the land and catering to her every whim. She soon meets her match in the roguish Rhett Butler (Gable) and in the war itself which destroys the genteel way of life she has always known.The scandalized Scarlett's icy stare as she enters the Wilkes' home for a birthday party is just one in a long series of examples of how skillful Vivien Leigh is at eking the most from facial expressions and subtle physical gestures.

Olivia de Havilland -- one of just a tiny handful of Gone with the Wind's credited actors still surviving today -- is able to relate her experiences herself, and the conversation never veers away from this film. Some of the actors, directors, and producers featured here in interviews new and old are Katharine Hepburn, Mickey Rooney, Roddy McDowall, Cyd Charisse, Debbie Reynolds, June Allyson, Margaret Sullivan, Van Johnson, Ricardo Montalban, Groucho Marx, Charlton Heston, Gene Kelly, Joan Crawford, John Huston, David Lean, Judy Garland, Johnny Weissmuller, Richard Brooks, and Samuel Marx. A love story on the backdrop of the American Civil War and Reconstruction, high drama from the book of the same title by Margaret Mitchell. Virtually every able-bodied man is still struggling against the forces of the North, leaving the women and the infirmed to fend for themselves back home.The incomplete script, logistical headaches for mounting a project of this scale, and how Gone with the Wind might impact the rest of the Selznick slate are also addressed. The program includes mini biographies of the cast, facts about the production and two articles; Scarlett by Vivien Leigh and Rhett by Clark Gable.

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