The Making of a Legend: Gone with the Wind
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The Making of a Legend: Gone with the Wind

Duration:
USA:124 min
Genres:
Documentary
IMDB rate:
7.7
Director:
David Hinton
Details
Country: USA
Cast
Actor
Character
Christopher Plummer
Narrator (voice)
L. Jeffrey Selznick
David O. Selznick
David O. Selznick
Himself - Producer of 'Gone with the Wind' (archive footage)
Irene Mayer Selznick
Herself - Wife of David O. Selznick (archive footage)
William A. Wellman
Himself - Director of 'A Star Is Born' (archive footage) (as William Wellman)
Marcella Rabwin
Herself - Executive Assistant to David O. Selznick
Katherine Brown
Herself - Eastern Story Editor for David O. Selznick (as Kay Brown Barrett)
George Cukor
Himself - Starting Director of 'Gone with the Wind' (archive footage) (1968)
Margaret Mitchell
Herself - Author of 'Gone with the Wind' (archive footage)
Jimmy Fidler
Himself - Radio Broadcaster (archive footage) (voice)
Silvia Shulman Lardner
Herself - Secretary to David O. Selznick (as Silvia Schulman Lardner)
Tallulah Bankhead
Herself - Actress Testing for Scarlett (archive footage)
Susan Hayward
Actress in a film clip (archive footage)
Margaret Tallichet
Herself - Actress Testing as Scarlett (archive footage)
Frances Dee
Herself - Actress Testing as Scarlett (archive footage)
Mary Ray
Herself - Actress Testing as Scarlett (archive footage)
Lana Turner
Herself - Actress Testing as Scarlett (archive footage)
Paulette Goddard
Herself - Actress Testing for Scarlett (archive footage)
Anita Louise
Herself - Actress Testing as Scarlett (archive footage)
Clark Gable
Himself - Cast Member in 'Gone with the Wind' (archive footage)
Norma Shearer
Actress in a film clip (archive footage)
Madeleine Carroll
Actress in a film clip (archive footage)
Ronald Colman
Actor in a film clip (archive footage)
Arthur Fellows
Himself - Assistant to George Cukor
Edith Marrener
Actress in a film clip (archive footage)
Dorothy Jordan
Herself - Actress Testing as Melanie (archive footage)
Linda Watkins
Herself - Actress Testing as Melanie (archive footage)
Frances Fuller
Herself - Actress Testing as Melanie (archive footage)
Andrea Leeds
Herself - Actress Testing as Melanie (archive footage)
Jean Kent
Herself - Actress Testing as Melanie (archive footage)
Anne Shirley
Herself - Actress Testing as Melanie (archive footage)
Marsha Hunt
Herself - Actress Testing as Melanie (archive footage)
Bette Davis
Actress in a film clip (archive footage)
Henry Fonda
Actor in a film clip (archive footage)
Carole Lombard
Herself - Attending Premiere with Clark Gable (archive footage)
Jeffrey Lynn
Himself - Actor Testing as Ashley (archive footage)
Katharine Hepburn
Actress in a film clip (archive footage)
Melvyn Douglas
Himself - Actor Testing as Ashley (archive footage)
Charles Chaplin
Himself - In Clip with Paulette Goddard (archive footage)
Vivien Leigh
Herself - Cast Member in 'Gone with the Wind' (archive footage)
Laurence Olivier
Himself (archive footage)
Flora Robson
Actress in a film clip (archive footage)
Raymond A. Klune
Himself - Production Manager in 'Gone with the Wind' (as Ray Klune)
Harry L. Wolf
Himself - Assistant Cameraman in 'Gone with the Wind' (as Harry Wolf)
Joan Bennett
Herself - Actress Testing for Scarlett (archive footage)
Jean Arthur
Herself - Actress Testing for Scarlett (archive footage)
Hattie Noel
Herself - Actress Testing as Mammy (archive footage)
Hattie McDaniel
Herself - Cast Member in 'Gone with the Wind' (archive footage)
Leslie Howard
Himself - Cast Member in 'Gone with the Wind' (archive footage)
Olivia de Havilland
Herself - Cast Member in 'Gone with the Wind' (archive footage)
Laura Hope Crews
Herself - Actress in Color Test (archive footage)
Ona Munson
Actress in a film clip (archive footage)
Ann Rutherford
Herself - Actress in 'Gone with the Wind'
Evelyn Keyes
Herself - Actress in 'Gone with the Wind'
Butterfly McQueen
Herself - Actress in 'Gone with the Wind'
Sunny Lash
Herself - Secretary and Friend to Vivien Leigh
Ben Hecht
Himself - Writer (archive footage)
William Cameron Menzies
Himself - Recipient of a Special Oscar at the 12th Annual Academy Awards Ceremony (archive footage)
Arthur E. Arling
Himself - Camera Operator (as Arthur Arling)
John Albright
Himself - Extra in 'Gone with the Wind' (as Johnny Albright)
Douglass Montgomery
Himself - Actor Testing as Ashley (archive footage)
James E. Newcom
Himself - Associate Film Editor in 'Gone with the Wind' (as James Newcom)
Hal C. Kern
Himself - Recipient of the Best Editing Oscar at the 12th Annual Academy Awards Ceremony (archive footage) (as Hal Kern)
William Erickson
Himself - Preview Audience Member (as William Ericson)
Will Hays
Himself - President of The Motion Picture Producers and Distributors Association (MPPDA) (archive footage)
Joseph Breen
Himself - Director of the Production Code Administraton (PCA) (archive footage) (as Joe Breen)
William Hartsfield
Himself - Mayor of Atlanta, Georgia (archive footage)
Walter Wanger
Himself - President of The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (archive footage)
Ernest Haller
Himself - Recipient of the Best Color Cinematography Oscar at the 12th Annual Academy Awards Ceremony (archive footage)
Ray Rennahan
Himself - Recipient of the Best Color Cinematography Oscar at the 12th Annual Academy Awards Ceremony (archive footage)
Lyle R. Wheeler
Himself - Recipient of the Best Interior Decorations Oscar at the 12th Annual Academy Awards Ceremony (archive footage) (as Lyle Wheeler)
Bob Hope
Himself - Emcee of the 12th Annual Academy Awards Ceremony (archive footage)
Sinclair Lewis
Presenter of the Best Screen Adaptation Oscar at the 12th Annual Academy Awards Ceremony (archive footage)
Mervyn LeRoy
Presenter of the Best Director Oscar to Victor Fleming at the 12th Annual Academy Awards Ceremony (archive footage)
Victor Fleming
Himself (archive footage)
Fay Bainter
Presenter of the Best Supporting Actress Oscar to Hattie McDaniel at the 12th Annual Academy Awards Ceremony (archive footage)
Spencer Tracy
Presenter of the Best Actress Oscar to Vivien Leigh at the 12th Annual Academy Awards Ceremony (archive footage)
Alice Backes
Voice Recreation (voice)
Jane Barbe
Recreated Voice: Margaret Mitchell (voice)
Robert Easton
Voice Recreation (voice)
Alexandra Kenworthy
Voice Recreation (voice)
Richard Klinger
Voice Recreation (voice)
Bill LaBorde
Voice Recreation (voice)
Robert Towers
Voice Recreation (voice)
Julie Landau
Herself
Louis B. Mayer
Himself - Head of MGM (archive footage)
Oscar Polk
Himself - Cast Member in 'Gone with the Wind' (archive footage)
Phillip Roth
Himself
John Hay Whitney
Himself - Board Chairman of Selznick International (archive footage) (as Jock Whitney)
Adolf Hitler
Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)
Benito Mussolini
Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)
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Trivia
Available as a bonus feature on the 2004 special edition DVD of Gone with the Wind (1939).
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Olivia de Havilland did not take part in this documentary due to her not wishing to be involved in any of the 50th anniversary celebrations of Gone with the Wind (1939).
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