Gone with the Wind (film)

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Gone with the Wind
A film poster shawin a man an a woman in a passionate embrace.
Theatrical pre-release poster
Directit by
Producit by David O. Selznick
Screenplay by
Based on Gone with the Wind 
bi Margaret Mitchell
Starnin
Muisic by Max Steiner
Cinematography
Editin by
  • Hal C. Kern
  • James E. Newcom
Studio Selznick International Pictures
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Distributit by Loew's, Inc.
Lowse date(s)
  • December 15, 1939 (1939-12-15) (Atlanta premiere)
Runnin time
Kintra Unitit States
Leid Inglis
Budget $3.85 million
Box office $390 million

Gone with the Wind is a 1939 American epic historical romance film adaptit frae Margaret Mitchell's Pulitzer-winnin 1936 novel an producit bi David O. Selznick, o Selznick International Pictures. Set in the 19t-century American Sooth, the film tells the story o Scarlett O'Hara, played bi Vivien Leigh, and her romantic pursuit of Ashley Wilkes (Leslie Howard) who is married to his cousin, Melanie Hamilton (Olivia de Havilland), an her marriage tae Rhett Butler (Clark Gable). Set against the backdrop o the American Ceevil War an Reconstruction era, the story is tauld frae the perspective o white Sootherners.