Study by Helen Taylor of the 1939 epic 'Gone With the Wind', directed by Victor Fleming and produced by David O. Selznick. Taylor stresses the importance of the film beyond mere romance and highlights its vast production values and enduring influence on subsequent cinematic representations of the American Civil War and slavery, including TV series 'Roots' (1977) and '12 Years a Slave' (2014). Individual chapters focus upon the making of the film, Vivien Leigh, racial politics and the relationship of Scarlett O'Hara and Rhett Butler. Includes film credits and bibliography.

Item number 92628
Category Book
Type Films
Language English
Country of origin UK
Related people Helen Taylor (Author)