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Gone with the wind

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Title Gone with the wind [videorecording].
Edition 75th anniversary edition.
Publisher/Date Pyrmont, NSW : Warner Home Video, 2009, c1939.
Pagination etc. 2 videodiscs (DVDs) (ca. 224 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in..
Contents note Originally released as a motion picture in 1939.
Based on the novel by Margaret Mitchell.
Disc 1. The movie part I -- Disc 2. The movie part II.
Creation Note Director: Victor Fleming ; producer: David O. Selznick ; screenplay: Sidney Howard.
Performer note Clark Gable, Vivien Leigh, Leslie Howard, Olivia de Havilland.
Summary Note Hot-tempered, self-centered, part-Irish Southern beauty Scarlett O'Hara, played to the teeth by Vivien Leigh, loves the gentlemanly Ashley Wilkes (Leslie Howard). Smug, rebellious, honest blockade-running profiteer Rhett Butler, portrayed gracefully and naturally by Clark Gable, loves Scarlett. Ashley, who is also in love with Scarlett, marries his genteel cousin Melanie (Olivia de Havilland) because he believes that their quiet similarities will create a better marriage than Scarlett's passion. Meanwhile, sparks fly between Rhett and Scarlett at their first encounter and continue throughout Scarlett's first two marriages. Scarlett and Rhett finally wed, but Scarlett continues to pine for her beloved Ashley. Set against the Civil War and Southern Reconstruction, this tragic love quadrangle offers the burning of Atlanta and fields of wounded Confederates as part of its lush scenery. Meticulous backdrops, glorious sunsets, numerous silhouettes, and the ultrasaturated Technicolor film create a hyperreal vision. The romantic score is every bit as lush and dramatic as the photography, borrowing folk melodies from the Old South to make the tragic war concrete. Heavy nostalgic tones pervade the often witty dialogue and larger-than-life charms and faults of the leads. GONE WITH THE WIND, winner of 10 Academy Awards, stands among the greatest epic dramas ever filmed.
Target audience note Censorship classification: PG.
Language note English dialogue, English, Castillian Spanish, Czech, German with subtitles in Castillian Spanish, Czech, Danish, Finnish, Hebrew, Norwegian, Portuguese, Swedish, English and German for the hearing impaired.
Subject - Name Gable, Clark, -- 1901-1960 -- Biography
Leigh, Vivien, -- 1913-1967 -- Biography
Subject http://Gone with the wind (Motion picture)
Feature films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Plantation life -- Southern States -- Drama
Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877) -- Drama
Georgia -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Drama
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Drama
Added Author Fleming, Victor, 1883-1949
Selznick, David O, 1902-1965
Gable, Clark, 1901-1960
Leigh, Vivien, 1913-1967
Howard, Leslie, 1893-1943
De Havilland, Olivia
Mitchell, Margaret, 1900-1949 Gone with the wind.
Corporate Author Warner Home Video (Firm)
Shelf Location DVD F GONE
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