Plot - The story is about the affair of southern belle with blockade runner during the American War.
The story is all about a spoiled Southern girl’s hopeless love for a married man. Scarlett learns that Ashley Wilkes is to be married with his cousin Melanie Hamilton. And Scarlett loves Ashley Wilkes secretly. The engagement is to be announced at Ashley’s home the next day. Mammy faithful servant of Scarlett warns her to behave herself at the party at Twelve Oaks. Scarlett secretly declares her feelings to Ashley, and want to choose her instead of Melanie but he reject her by saying that he and Melanie are more compatible. There is a new man named Rhett Butler that day who overheard their conversation, the day Civil War begins.
|Best Picture||Selznick International Pictures||Won|
|Best Director||Victor Fleming||Won|
|Best Actor||Clark Gable
Winner was Robert Donat for Goodbye, Mr. Chips
|Best Actress||Vivien Leigh||Won|
|Best Adapted Screenplay||Sidney Howard||Won|
|Best Supporting Actress||Hattie McDaniel||Won|
|Best Supporting Actress||Olivia de Havilland||Nominated|
|Best Cinematography, Color||Ernest Haller and Ray Rennahan||Won|
|Best Film Editing||Hal C. Kern and James E. Newcom||Won|
|Best Art Direction||Lyle Wheeler||Won|
|Best Visual Effects||Jack Cosgrove, Fred Albin and Arthur Johns
Winners were Fred Sersen and E. H. Hansen for The Rains Came
|Best Music, Original Score||Max Steiner
Winner was Herbert Stothart for The Wizard of Oz
|Best Sound Recording||Thomas T. Moulton (Samuel Goldwyn Studio Sound Department)
Winner was Bernard B. Brown (Universal Studio Sound Department) for When Tomorrow Comes
|Special Award||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.
|Technical Achievement Award||Don Musgrave and Selznick International Pictures
For pioneering in the use of coordinated equipment in the production Gone with the Wind.