Picture perfect: Vivien Leigh, who played Scarlett O'Hara, is seen here testing out tear stains
Newly published black and white photographs offer film lovers a behind-the-scenes look at 'Gone with the Wind.'
The photographs are included in 'The Making of Gone with the Wind' by Steve Wilson, to celebrate the film's seventy-fifth anniversary. The book will be published in September.
The 1939 film's stars, including Vivien Leigh as heroine Scarlett O'Hara, Clark Gable as love interest Rhett Butler, Leslie Howard as Ashley Wilkes, Olivia de Havilland as her friend Melanie Hamilton, and Hattie McDaniel as servant Mammy, are seen on set and in-between shooting.
Extras are also photographed in Civil War costumes in between takes on the film's large sets.The film's director, Victor Fleming, is also captured speaking to actors before famous scenes in the film.
Photographs included in the book also show the burning of Atlanta, which reportedly took only took a little over an hour to film.
Also included are industry memos regarding casting African-American actors in the film and the rumor mill over which Hollywood stars would be cast as Scarlett and her leading man Rhett Butler - a role which ultimately went to Gable.
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