Gone with the wind Selznick International in association with Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; produced by David O. Selznick ; screenplay by Sidney Howard ; directed by Victor Fleming.
Scarlett O'Hara is the daughter of a wealthy southern plantation owner. Ashley is the love of her life, but he is going to marry his cousin Melanie Hamilton. At a barbecue at Twelve Oaks, Scarlett meets Rhett Butler. News of the Civil War starting arrives at the barbecue. As the war continues,...
|Main Authors:||, ,|
|Corporate Authors:||, ,|
|Other Authors:||, , , , ,|
Burbank, CA :
Distributed by Warner Home Video,
|Edition:||Two-disc 70th anniversary ed.|
|Summary:||Scarlett O'Hara is the daughter of a wealthy southern plantation owner. Ashley is the love of her life, but he is going to marry his cousin Melanie Hamilton. At a barbecue at Twelve Oaks, Scarlett meets Rhett Butler. News of the Civil War starting arrives at the barbecue. As the war continues, Scarlett becomes a widow, all while still pining for Ashley. After the war, Scarlett travels to her family's plantation only to find it in ruins, with no food, animals and her mother dead. Later, Rhett courts Scarlett and they get married and have a daughter, Bonnie. When Bonnie dies, Rhett goes mad. Then Melanie dies. Rhett feels that Scarlett will go to Ashley to be with him. Not understanding Scarlett's intentions, Rhett walks out on Scarlett.|
|Item Description:||Originally released as a motion picture in 1939.|
Special features: Commentary by historian Rudy Behlmer.
|Physical Description:||2 videodiscs (233 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.|
|Format:||DVD, NTSC, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital mono., dual-layer.|
|Audience:||MPAA rating: G.|
|Awards:||Academy Award, 1940: Honorary Award (Menzies); Best picture; Best director; Best actress (Leigh); Best supporting actress (McDaniel); Best art direction; Best cinematography, color; Best film editing; Best writing, screenplay.|
|Production Credits:||Music, Max Steiner ; photography, Ernest Haller ; editor, Hal C. Kern.|
|Access:||For face-to-face teaching only; no public performance rights.|