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Gone with the Wind, 1939.

Directed by Victor Fleming.

Starring Clarke Gable, Vivien Leigh, Leslie Howard, and Olivia de Havilland.


A manipulative Southern belle carries on a turbulent affair with a blockade runner during the American Civil War.

Gone with the Wind demands the cinema experience. Now, we argue about films like Gravity and Avatar. But the argument still stands for films including 2001: A Space Odyssey and - with a re-release at the BFI and nationwide - Gone with the Wind. The very definition of Hollywood Epic, Gone with the Wind is one of the most successful films of all-time. Partly due to its longevity, Gone with the Wind, when ticket prices are adjusted for inflation, remains the top of the box-office – followed by Star Wars, The Sound of Music and E.T. Modern viewers, when faced with a four-hour, sprawling civil-war romance, will cringe at the thought. But it »

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