GONE WITH THE WIND (Victor Fleming, George Cukor, Sam Wood et al., 1939)

Prodigiously produced (and perhaps partially directed) by David O. Selznick, in many ways Gone with the Wind is quintessential Hollywood product. It brandishes an industry’s penchant for spectacular escapist entertainment, soap opera and melodrama, star-studded casting and directorial impersonality. How could the picture have any artistic signature when so many different scenarists and directors contributed […]