Gone with the Wind [DVD] [1939]

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Gone with the Wind [DVD] [1939]

Gone with the Wind [DVD] [1939]

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It too is beautifully designed, featuring a slew of posters from the world over, dozens of production stills and promotional photos, a gallery of behind-the-scenes shots, and even quite a bit of conceptual artwork. This documentary sometimes toys with the usual conventions, here dressing up one of the original extras in full costume and makeup while describing one of Gone with the Wind's most iconic shots: Scarlett walking through a field of a thousand wounded soldiers, a mix, as it turns out, of extras and dummies. Gone with the Wind draws much of its strength from its striking use of color, and these hues play a key role in shaping the mood and tone of the film. Nonetheless, this 1939 box-office smash remains one of Hollywood's finest achievements, an irresistible spectacle chock-full of the finest stars in the filmic firmament striking sparks off one another.

But these are really backdrops to the story about the relationships of the main characters and their families. Some of the technologies we use are necessary for critical functions like security and site integrity, account authentication, security and privacy preferences, internal site usage and maintenance data, and to make the site work correctly for browsing and transactions. I do not know whether there is a version available on the new 4K format, but I cannot imagine picture quality being that much better. It's certainly true that the black characters throughout Gone with the Wind settle somewhat into cliché, and the institution of slavery is never portrayed as a negative.Its sparkling dialogue, the intriguingly complex relationship between Scarlett and Rhett, a sprawlingly epic scope, a flair that transcends the maudlin or traditionally melodramatic, and its visual spectacle made the film the most colossal success of its era, and Gone with the Wind has yet to be rivaled in the seven decades that have since passed. Come home to Scarlett O’Hara, Rhett Butler and more of the most beloved and iconic characters of all time.

Despite it not being the most glamorous of roles, Melanie is in large part the mortar that holds the story together and is certainly the heart of it, and Olivia de Havilland does a marvelous job conveying that warmth and tenderness. Add to that the central problem that the audience never really understands, why Scarlett could ever fall for weak-chinned Ashley in the first place, and the picture begins to unravel unsatisfactorily.In fact, in the wake of the war and its destructive aftermath, we witness the rebuilding of Southern society by women. Gone with the Wind is a 1939 American epic historical romance film adapted from the 1936 novel by Margaret Mitchell.

Finally, a soundtrack CD sampler features eight of the most memorable cues from the film and runs just shy of 34 minutes in length. Set in the American South against the backdrop of the Civil War and the Reconstruction era, the film tells the story of Scarlett O'Hara ( Vivien Leigh), the strong-willed daughter of a Georgia plantation owner, following her romantic pursuit of Ashley Wilkes ( Leslie Howard), who is married to his cousin, Melanie Hamilton ( Olivia de Havilland), and her subsequent ma Personalized advertising may be considered a “sale” or “sharing” of information under California and other state privacy laws, and you may have a right to opt out.Its sights are also aimed at Norma Shearer, John Gilbert, Erich von Stroheim, Lon Chaney, Greta Garbo, Clark Gable, Lionel Barrymore, Maureen O'Sullivan, Jean Harlow, Spencer Tracy, Vivien Leigh, Lana Turner, Hedy Lamarr, Buster Keaton, and Elizabeth Taylor, among quite a number of others.

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