Fun Facts From the Filming of Gone With the Wind

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Gone With The Wind, poster, Vivien Leigh, Clark Gable, 1939. Source: (Photo by LMPC via Getty Images)

The sweeping Southern epic, Gone With the Wind, was a blockbuster hit of 1939 and the winner of that year’s Academy Award. It was the highest-grossing film for a quarter of a century after it was released and is still considered to a classic example of a cinematic masterpiece. A film as big as Gone With The Wind naturally encountered some obstacles and challenges with filming, production, and beyond. Let’s look at some of the fun facts from the filming of Gone With The Wind.