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Gone with the wind

Author: David O SelznickSidney Coe HowardVictor FlemingClark GableVivien LeighAll authors
Publisher: Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, [1999]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Presents the story of Scarlett O'Hara, a Southern belle who enjoys her socialite lifestyle and the attention of many eligible single rich men. This idyllic lifestyle is shattered by the onset of the U.S. Civil War that eventually reduces her home to near ruins. Robbed of the luxuries she loved, she vows to grow strong so she will never be poor again. She begins to ruthlessly climb to the top of the new social order.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Drama
Epic films
Fiction films
Film adaptations
Historical films
History
Romance films
War films
Named Person: Scarlett O'Hara, (Fictitious character); Rhett Butler, (Fictitious character); Margaret Mitchell; Rhett Butler, (Fictitious character); Margaret Mitchell; Scarlett O'Hara, (Fictitious character)
Material Type: Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David O Selznick; Sidney Coe Howard; Victor Fleming; Clark Gable; Vivien Leigh; Leslie Howard; Olivia De Havilland; Thomas Mitchell; Hattie McDaniel; Butterfly McQueen; Max Steiner; Margaret Mitchell; Selznick International Pictures.; Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.; Warner Home Video (Firm)
ISBN: 0790744082 9780790744087
Language Note: In English with optional subtitles in English or French; closed-captioned in English for the hearing impaired.
OCLC Number: 43840855
Notes: At head of title on container: David O. Selznick's production of Margaret Mitchell's Gone with the wind.
Based on the novel by Margaret Mitchell.
Originally produced as motion picture in 1939.
Special features include theatrical trailer.
Credits: Photography, Ernest Haller, Ray Rennahan; special photographic effects, Jack Cosgrove; production design, William Cameron Menzies; supervising film editor, Hal C. Kern; music, Max Steiner.
Cast: Clark Gable, Vivien Leigh, Leslie Howard, Olivia De Havilland, Thomas Mitchell, Hattie McDaniel, Butterfly McQueen.
Awards: Academy Awards winner, 1939: Best Picture (Selznick International Pictures) ; Best supporting actress (Hattie McDaniel) ; Best writing, screenplay (Sidney Howard) ; Best actress (Vivien Leigh) ; Best art direction (Lyle Wheeler) ; Best cinematography, color (Ernest Haller, Ray Rennahan) ; Best director (Victor Fleming) ; Best film editing (Hal C. Kern, James E. Newcom) ; Special Award (to William Cameron Menzies for outstanding achievement in the use of color for the enhancement of dramatic mood in the production of Gone with the Wind) ; Scientific or Technical Award, Class III
Target Audience: Rated G.
Description: 1 videodisc (233 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, NTSC, Dolby digital 5.1 or mono, standard version.
Other Titles: Gone with the wind (Motion picture : 1939)
Responsibility: Selznick International in association with Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; produced by David O. Selznick ; screenplay by Sidney Howard ; directed by Victor Fleming.

Abstract:

Presents the story of Scarlett O'Hara, a Southern belle who enjoys her socialite lifestyle and the attention of many eligible single rich men. This idyllic lifestyle is shattered by the onset of the U.S. Civil War that eventually reduces her home to near ruins. Robbed of the luxuries she loved, she vows to grow strong so she will never be poor again. She begins to ruthlessly climb to the top of the new social order. Scarlett also has a complex, love-hate relationship with Rhett Butler, a man of questionable morals.
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