Voted the most popular film in history by the American Film Institute, the epic masterpiece Gone With the Wind stands firm as the most successful box-office hit of all time. A celebration of this enduring classic, this new book offiers rare insight into the film’s stars, its creators and the politics of both Tinseltown and Atlanta. Devotees of the American South, Civil War buffs and every Gone With the Wind fan who frankly gives a damn find an irresistible combination of history, intrigue, trivia and glamour between the covers of this new collector’s volume.
Discover fascinating details about he making and magic of Gone With the Wind:
- The search for Scarlett O’Hara–over 1,000 actresses interviewed for the role–and the controversial casting of Vivien Leigh
- How the casting and cost of Clark Gable nearly derailed the multi-Oscar-winning film.
- How directors George Cukor and Victor Fleming and producer David O. Selznick shaped Margaret Mitchell’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel into a true and timeless Southern epic
- A glimpse at the film’s home state of Georgia, its Gone With the Wind museums and its prominence in the Confederate South
- Captivating portraits of the film’s four stars, Clark Gable, Vivien Leigh, Olivia de Havilland and Leslie Howard.