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Terry Shero as Fanny Elsing. Frank Kennedy lies in a casket in the quiet stillness of the parlor in Aunt Pittypat's home. The foul air from this mass of human beings at first made me giddy and sick, but I soon got over it. Marjorie Reynolds as Gossip.

Cammie King as Bonnie Blue Butler. Published weekly by James W. You should be kissed by someone who knows how. They acted scenes based on Sidney Howard's original script which needed to be rewritten in a hurry.

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Eric Linden as An Amputation Case. Hollywood Fictions of Whiteness. Critics say that Mitchell downplayed the violent role of the Ku Klux Klan and their abuse of freedmen.

When Scarlett is feeling well again, she makes a trip to the mill and talks to Ashley, who is alone in the office. Later that evening, Rhett, having heard the rumors, forces Scarlett to attend a birthday party for Ashley. Movie Info Gone With the Wind boils down to a story about a spoiled Southern girl's hopeless love for a married man. Scarlett is a widow again.

George Reeves as Stuart Tarleton. As God is my witness, I'll never be hungry again. Lillian Kemble-Cooper as Bonnie's Nurse. This article's plot summary may be too long or excessively detailed. They are in the hall, on the gallery, and crowded into very small rooms.

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Realizing Frank also has money, Scarlett hatches a plot and tells Frank that Suellen will not marry him. Cliff Edwards as Reminiscent Soldier. New York Film Critics Circle.

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Scarlett's development is affected by the events of her time. Lee Murray as Drummer Boy. Scarlett goes to the mill to keep Ashley there until party time, a rare opportunity for her to see him alone. Union General Sherman suffers heavy losses to the entrenched Confederate army. It was the climax of three days of festivities hosted by Mayor William B.

Sobbing and drunk, he buries his head in Melanie's lap and confesses he has been a jealous cad. Mitchell identified the primary theme as survival. George Hackathorne as Wounded Soldier. Mitchell is critiquing masculinity in southern society since Reconstruction.

Si Jenks as Yankee on Street. It set records for the total number of wins and nominations at the time. Librarian of Congress, James H. However, he kisses her passionately, and in the heat of the moment she agrees to marry him.

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There is the ever-present threat of the Yankees who steal and burn. According to Cripps, the film eventually became a template for measuring social change. After returning home from the party, Scarlett finds Rhett downstairs drunk, and they argue about Ashley. Perspectives in American Social History.

Red, green, and a variety of hues of each of these colors, are the predominant palette of colors related to Scarlett. All the talk is of the coming Civil War. When Rhett returns, Scarlett waits for him at the top of the stairs.

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She wonders if Rhett will kiss her, but to her irritation, he does not. Ashley Wilkes is the beau ideal of Southern manhood. Rand Brooks as Charles Hamilton. While perpetuating some Lost Cause myths, the film makes concessions in regard to others.

Had he gone North, within temptation the heart of everything album he would have joined numerous other ex-Confederate transplants there. Don Musgrave and Selznick International Pictures For pioneering in the use of coordinated equipment in the production Gone with the Wind. Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell.

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Carroll Nye as Frank Kennedy. In doing so, a number of shots were optically re-framed and cut into the three-strip camera negatives, forever altering five shots in the film. Butler is leaping bars and Aunt Melly's rose bushes. Rhett kisses Scarlett against her will, stating his intent to have sex with her that night, and carries the struggling Scarlett to the bedroom. One difference between the film and the novel is the staircase scene, in which Rhett carries Scarlett up the stairs.

Harry Strang as Tom's Aide. Eddy Chandler as Sergeant. Manchester University Press.

Keeping Up With the Kardashians. Scarlett, who should not attend a party while in mourning, attends a charity bazaar in Atlanta with Melanie where she meets Rhett again, now a blockade runner for the Confederacy. Gone with the Wind is often placed in the literary subgenre of the historical romance novel.

It ran for four hours and twenty-five minutes, but later was cut to under four hours for its proper release. We want to hear what you have to say but need to verify your email. Portrayals of African-Americans in Fiction and Film. After divorcing her first husband, she married again, this time to a man who shared her interest in writing and literature.

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She calls Rhett a cad and tells him no woman would want his baby. Rhett, more drunk than Scarlett has ever seen him, returns home from the party long after Scarlett. University Press of Kentucky. William Bakewell as Mounted Officer.