The Late Movies: Gone With the Wind

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Sure, you've seen the 1939 movie Gone With the Wind, who hasn't? There's a lot more to GWTW besides the film itself, like these reviews, parodies, documentaries, and historical footage.

Through Modern Eyes

Rotten Tomatoes takes a quick (one minute!) look at Gone With the Wind, so you don't have to watch the whole thing.

French N Saunders

The British comedy duo French & Saunders portray Scarlet and Mammy from a very different angle.

Monkey-ed

The GWYW episode of TBS' Monkey-ed Movies series starts with the movie's ending.

Went With the Wind

No one has ever outdone the GWTW parody from The Carol Burnett Show, starring Burnett, Harvey Korman, Tim Conway, Vicki Lawrence, and Dinah Shore.

Part Two

All you have to do is mention the curtain scene to TV viewers of a certain age and they'll dissolve into giggles, even after all these years.

Screen Tests

The many screen tests for Gone With The Wind were a publicity stunt to create interest in the movie, as if they needed it.

Gone With The Wind: the Making of a Classic

In 1986, ABC devoted an hour-long episode of the series Our World to the production story behind GWTW. YouTube has it in five parts, beginning here.

Oscar Speech

As a bonus, here's Hattie McDaniel accepting the 1939 Academy Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role, for playing Mammy in GWTW. She was the first ever African American to win an Oscar.

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April 2, 2010 - 6:00pm
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