About

The spoiled daughter of a well-to-do plantation owner is forced to use every means at her disposal to claw her way out of poverty, following Maj. Gen. William Sherman's destructive "March to the Sea,” during the American Civil War.

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Directed by

Victor Fleming

Written by

Sidney Howard (Screenplay)
Margaret Mitchell (Novel)
Oliver H.P. Garrett (Writer)
Ben Hecht (Writer)
Jo Swerling (Writer)
John Van Druten (Writer)

Runtime

238 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

The greatest romance of all time!

Cast

Keywords

loss of loved one southern usa marriage proposal life and death marriage crisis plantation early america atlanta luxury american civil war business woman typhus

Photos

Lists

#159 on IMDb top 250 IMDb

#110 on 1,000 greatest films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

#6 on AFI's 100 Years... 100 Movies – 10th Anniversary Edition AFI

#31 on Empire's 500 Greatest Movies Of All Time Empire

Awards

Oscar for Best Picture

Oscar for Best Art Direction Lyle R. Wheeler

Oscar for Best Actress in a Leading Role Vivien Leigh

Oscar for Best Film Editing Hal C. Kern James E. Newcom