Celebrate the 80th Anniversary! (1939) Starring Vivien Leigh and Clark Gable. Epic Civil War drama focuses on the life of petulant southern belle Scarlett O'Hara. Starting with her idyllic life on a sprawling plantation, the film traces her survival through the tragic history of the South during the Civil War and Reconstruction. Considered one of the greatest classic American movies, Gone With The Wind won 10 Academy Awards, including Best Picture, Best Actress and Best Supporting Actress, Hattie McDaniel, the first Oscar awarded to an African-American actor. Rated G; 217 min.