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

directed by David Hinton
featuring Christopher Plummer, Jean Arthur, Tallulah Bankhead, Joan Bennett, Ward Bond

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The Making of a Legend: Gone with the Wind - David Hinton
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This made-for-cable documentary traces the filming of the imperishable classic Gone with the Wind, from its inception to its triumphant Atlanta premiere in December of 1939. Filmmaker David Hinton interviews as many survivors of the experience as he's able to round up, but the main attraction of this film is its precious "test" clips. We watch a montage of screen tests of the many actresses considered for the role of Scarlett O'Hara, ranging from such front-runners as Paulette Goddard to such not-a-chancers as Lana Turner. ...