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Here we are in our 2004 Halloween costumes as characters from Gone With the Wind.

Brownielocks as 
Scarlett O'Hara

Billy (Baby Bear) As Rhett Butler

Brenda (MaMa Bear) as Mammy

Barney (PaPa Bear) as
Ashley Wilkes

 

You've probably seen "Gone With The Wind" a million times. 
And, perhaps even read the book?
Find out how much you've been paying attention to the movie. 
Play our trivia game below. Since the movie came out in 1939,
and it's now 2004, that's 65 years ago!  So, we have 65 questions.
Some pertain to the actual movie/book. Other's pertain to the writer, 
the logistics of making this movie, and other tidbits.

It's all done in multiple choice to help you get the right answer.
We realize a lot of the answers are not commonly known or on the tip of tongues. 
 But, you should  know a little more about
Gone With The Wind 
by the time you're done.

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1. Let's begin with the music. Who wrote the musical score to the movie?"

(a) Max Bauer
(b) Max Stein
(c) Jerome Kerr

2. Who wrote the book, "Gone With The Wind?"

(a) Margaret Hamilton
(b) Margaret O' Brien
(c) Margaret Mitchell

3. When the story begins, how old is Scarlett?

(a) 16 
(b) 18
(c) 20

4. How many husbands did Scarlett have in this story?

(a) None
(b) One
(c) Two
(d) Three

5.  Margaret Mitchell took how many years to write Gone With The Wind?

(a) 1 year
(b) 5 years
(c) 10 years

6. Which of the titles below was also considered by Margaret Mitchell as an alternate  title for Gone With The Wind?

(a) Ba! Ba! Black Sheep
(b) Bugles Sang True!
(c) Not In Our Stars
(d) All of the above

7. The liquor used in making  Gone With The Wind was really what?

(a) Tea
(b) Cold, weak coffee
(c) Plain ol' water died brown.

8. In the famous scene where Scarlett declares "As God is my witness, I'll never go hungry again", she is standing in Tara's backyard, trying to eat what (that she later vomits):

(a) Carrot
(b) Radish
(c) Onion

9.  When the movie was done being filmed, how long was it originally?

(a) 4 hrs.
(b) 5 hrs.
(c)  6 hrs.

10.  What was Ashley Wilke's rank?

(a) Major
(b) Lieutenant
(c) General

11.  What is the name of the daughter that Scarlett and Rhett Butler had?

(a) Bonnie Blue
(b) Bonnie Sue
(c) Bonnie Lou

12. When Prissy declares, "I don't know nothing about birthing babies" to Scarlett. what is Scarlett's response?

(a) Nothing. She  just walks off in disgust.
(b) She slaps her
(c) She laughs

13. George Reeves played Stuart Tarleton.  Later on, he became more famous for playing which super hero?

(a) Superman
(b) The Shadow
(c) Sgt. York of the Canadian Mounties

14.  How many Civil War battles scenes are shown in  Gone With The Wind?

(a) None
(b) 1
(c) 3

15. Hattie McDaniel won an Oscar for Best Supporting Actress as Mammy.  This made her the: 

(a) First Black performer to ever attend an Oscar banquet.
(b) First Black performer to ever win an Oscar.
(c) Both of these.

16. Gone With The Wind made $9 million between the 1939 showing and the re-release in 1947.  How much did Margaret Mitchell make in movie rights back then?

(a) Nothing
(b) $10,000
(c) $100,000
(d) $1 Million

17. If David Selznick filmed Gone With The Wind EXACTLY  as the book was written, how long would the movie really have been?

(a) 168 hours
(b) 240 hours
(c)  307 hours

18. Why does Vivien Leigh like Friday the 13th?

(a) Because she was born on a Friday the 13th.
(b) Because David Selznick announced on a Friday the 13th she got the part as Scarlett.
(c) Because she starting shooting Gone With the Wind  on a Friday the 13th.

19. Gone With The Wind  had 3 directors.  Which one of the directors below actually got credit for the picture and won the 1939 Oscar for Best Director?

(a) George Cukor
(b) Victor Fleming
(c) Sidney Howard

20. How much money did Scarlett need to pay the taxes on Tara?

(a) $100
(b) $300
(c) $500

21. Scarlett was searching among the wounded solders for Dr. Meade. Why did she need him?

(a) Because Rhett Butler was hurt.
(b) Because Melanie was in labor.
(c) Because Ashley Wilkes was hurt.

22. When Rhett said he was leaving Scarlett, where was he headed off to?

(a) Charleston
(b) Atlanta
(c) New Orleans

23.  Rhett and Scarlett's daughter, Bonnie had what ailment?

(a)  Temper Tantrums
(b) Afraid of the dark and nightmares
(c)  Walking difficulties

24. Where  was Scarlett when she saw Rhett Butler for the first time?

(a)  At her first husband's funeral.
(b)  At a BBQ in the backyard of Tara.
(c) While standing on the stairs at Twelve Oaks

25. Which political leader banned Gone With The Wind?

(a) Adolph Hitler
(b) Mussolini
(c) King Ferdinand

26. Which one of the following items IS NOT something that was offered as  Gone With The Wind  merchandising back in 1939?

(a) Rhett Butler Bow Tie.
(b) A Simulated Cameo brooch like Scarlett wore.
(c) Gone With The Wind draperies
(d) Scarlett O'Hara corsets.

27. On August 16, 1949, Margaret Mitchell died at the age of 48.  She was killed by Hugh D. Gravitt. How did he kill her?

(a) Hit her with his car while driving drunk.
(b) Stalked her and shot her late one night.
(c) He worked as her gardener and poisoned her.

28.  How many languages is Gone With The Wind printed in?

(a) 25
(b) 27
(c) 30

29. On November 3, 1966 "Gone With The Wind" was made into a musical production called "Scarlett"  and opened  in which city?

(a) New York
(b) London
(c) Tokyo

30. In 1987, the attorneys representing Margaret Mitchell's estate agreed to allow Alexandra Braid Ripley to do what?

(a) Write a sequel
(b) Finally inherit Margaret Mitchell's home.
(c) Re-color Gone With The Wind.

31.  How many children has  Scarlett given birth to by the end of the book?

(a)  1
(b) 2
(c) 3

32. Who said this?  "Why land is the only thing in the world worth working for, worth fighting for, worth dying for because it's the only thing that lasts."

(a) Scarlett O'Hara
(b) Gerald O'Hara
(c) Rhett Butler


33.  What book did Melanie read to the sewing circle?

(a) A Tale of Two Cities
(b) A Christmas Carol
(c) David Copperfield

34. What did Louis B. Mayer pressure David Selznick to do with the movie?

(a) He wanted to have Scarlett die in the end.
(b) He wanted to have Rhett Butler die in the end.
(c) He just wanted a happy ending.

35. Scarlett tears down her mother's velvet drapes in order to make a dress. What color are the drapes?

(a) Red
(b) Blue
(c) Green

36. How old was Scarlett by  the end of the book?

(a) 26
(b) 28
(c) 33

37. Which of Tara's rooms did the Yankees set on fire before they left?

(a) Living Room or Parlor
(b) Master Bedroom
(c) Kitchen

38.Scarlett had a first name which was?

(a) Rose
(b) Katie
(c) Emily

39.  How did Scarlett's mother die?

(a) Of Typhoid
(b) Killed by Yankees
(c) She killed herself

40. When the novel begins, Scarlett is a widow. Her husband was Charles Hamilton. How did he die?

(a) Killed by the Yankees
(b) Died of Measles
(c) We really aren't told how he died.

41. What did Bonnie Butler name her pony?

(a) Mr. Butler
(b) Mr. Pony
(c) Mr. Rebel

42.  Scarlett does shoot and kill someone in the novel. Who is it?

(a) Her second husband, Frank Kennedy
(b) A Yankee deserter at Tara
(c) Prissy because she didn't find Dr. Meade

43. Ward Bond, played Tom, the Yankee Captain in the movie. But, which TV western is he later  more famously known for starring in?

(a) Gunsmoke
(b) Wagon Train
(c) The Rifleman

44. What did Scarlett  (as a widow) do with Rhett Butler that was so shocking to others?

(a) She kissed him in public
(b) She danced with him in public
(c) She batted her eyes at him flirtatiously in public.

45. Margaret Mitchell wrote under her maiden name.  Yet she was married twice. Who is Gone With The Wind  dedicated to?

(a) Her first husband
(b) Her father
(c)  Her second husband

46.  Margaret Mitchell wrote Gone With The Wind....

(a) By hand
(b) On a Remington Typewriter
(c) Dictated it to someone else

47. How many sisters and brothers does Scarlett O'Hara have?

(a) 5
(b) 2
(c) 3

48. How did Scarlett's father, Gerald O'Hara, get his valet and plantation?

(a) Inherited from his wife's family
(b) Won them in a poker game
(c) Bought them

49. Scarlett was educated. Where did she go to school?

(a) Charleston Girls School
(b) Fayetteville Female Academy
(c) Atlanta Women's University

50. On June 30, 1986 the Postal Service issued a 1 cent stamp with the image of what on it?

(a) Margaret Mitchell
(b) Scarlett O'Hara
(c) The Tara Plantation

51. On November 7 and 8, 1976, which television station broadcasted  Gone With The Wind for the first time on national TV?

(a) ABC
(b) CBS
(c) NBC

52. Which censorship group originally condemned Gone With The Wind  and then 30 years later said it was OK to see?

(a) The Mormons Moralistic Group
(b) National Baptists Conference
(c) National Catholic Office for Motion Pictures

53. How did Gone With The Wind influence U.S. Copyright change?

(a) American authors were not protected in foreign countries from plagiarism.
(b) American authors didn't have to get paid  royalties outside the U.S. from foreign use.
(c) Both of the above.

54. Who said, "Most of the miseries of the world were caused by wars. And, when the wars were over no one ever knew what they were about."

(a) Ashley Wilkes
(b) Rhett Butler
(c) Dr. Meade

55. Who said, "This war stopped being a joke when a girl like you doesn't know how to wear the latest fashion."

(a) Melanie Hamilton Wilkes
(b) Mammy
(c) Rhett Butler

56. What is the name of Scarlett's Aunt?

(a) PittyPat
(b) TappyToe
(c) NervousNellie

57. What was being handed out on the staircase of the Atlanta newspaper office?

(a) Letters from home
(b) A list of war casualties
(c) Food and Medical Supplies

58. How does Melanie learn that Ashley has been taken prisoner?

(a) Scarlett tells her
(b) She reads it in the paper
(c) A soldier tells her

59. Which of the following actresses were considered for the part of Scarlett?

(a) Lucille Ball
(b) Lana Turner
(c) Joan Crawford
(d) All of the above

60. On July 7, 1936 David Selznick purchased the movie rights to Gone With The Wind for how much?

(a) $50,000
(b) $150,000
(c) $500,000

 

61. What is Rhett Butler's middle initial?

(a) L.
(b) K
(c) R

62.  When the Yankees returned to Tara, where did Scarlett hide the wallet she had taken off the deserter she killed?

(a) In her bosom
(b) In her bible
(c) In the diaper of Melanie's son

63. What fragrance was Scarlett most fond of?

(a) Jasmine
(b) Lemon Verbena
(c) Lilac

 

64. What country in Europe were the O'Hara's from?

(a) Ireland
(b) Scotland
(c) England

64. In what other business did Scarlett also participate in?

(a) Gambling
(b) Lumber
(c) Fashion

65. And, so we get to the end..... with the famous ending "Frankly, my dear. I don't give a damn." However, the Motion Picture Code of 1930 prohibited the use of profanity. And yet, the word "damn" is said in Gone With The Wind. Hmm?  In order to stay true to the book and keep it in the movie,  David Selznick paid a fine of how much?

(a) $5,000
(b) $10,000
(c) $50,000

Source information  for all the questions came from:
"The Complete Gone With The Wind Trivia Book..The Movie and More"
By Pauline Bartel
Taylor Trade Publishing, Lantham, MD  © 1989

 

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