“Gone with the Wind” is a 1939 American epic historical romance film adapted from Margaret Mitchell’s Pulitzer-winning 1936 novel. Produced by David O. Selznick and directed by Victor Fleming, the film stars Vivien Leigh, Clark Gable, Thomas Mitchell, Olivia de Havilland, Leslie Howard, George Reeves, Barbara O’Neill, Hattie McDaniel, Butterfly McQueen, Evelyn Keyes, Victor Jory, and Ann Rutherford. At the 12th Academy Awards held in 1940, “Gone with the Wind” set a record at the time for Academy Award wins and nominations, winning in eight of the competitive categories it was nominated in, from a total of thirteen nominations. It won for Best Picture, Best Actress, Best Supporting Actress, Best Director, Best Screenplay, Best Cinematography, Best Interior Decoration and Best Editing, and received two further honorary awards for its use of equipment and color. In 2007, “Gone With the Wind” was ranked #6 on AFI’s 100 Years…100 Movies (10th Anniversary Edition) list.