Best Romantic Movies

Gone with the Wind (1939)

G221 Minutes15 Dec, 1939

Plot - The story is about the affair of southern belle with blockade runner during the American War.

Victor Fleming

David O. Selznick

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Romance, Drama, Historical,


Rotten Tomatoes94%

"Gone with the Wind Movie" Story

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.

"Gone with the Wind Movie" Trailer & Video

Movie Details



Max Steiner

Selznick International Pictures

Ernest Haller

California, Georgia

Awards & Nominations Won by "Gone with the Wind Movie"

Award Recipient(s) Result
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.

Box Office Earning of "Gone with the Wind"

Budget : $3,977,000 (estimated)
Opening Weekend : $1,192,593 (USA)

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