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Gone With the Wind

Gone With the Wind

Source of Film

Gone with the Wind (1936)

Mitchell only wrote one novel and it became an immediate best-seller.   It was published in 1936 and by the next year Mitchell received a National Book Award and Pulitzer Prize for Fiction.

She was struck by a speeding car while crossing a street in her hometown of Atlanta, Georgia in 1949 and died five days later.

Producer Detail

David O. Selznick

Director Detail

Victor Fleming (c1925)

Movie Rating

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Film Run-time and Synopsis

3 hours, 58 minutes

A gambling rogue pursues a high-strung plantation owner’s daughter during the U.S. Civil War era.

Film Awards

MPAA Rating

No rating

Box Office Ranking

  • 1939 Domestic Box Office Rank: #1U.S. flag

Theatrical Revenues

  • (Adjusted Gross in $millions)
  • Domestic Theatrical Release:  $3.2bU.S. flag

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