Gone With The Wind - 1939
Movie: Gone With The Wind - 1939
Director: Victor Fleming
Synopsis: The epic tale of a woman's life during one of the most tumultuous periods in America's history. In this classic love story Scarlett O'Hara maintains a life-long obsession with an unattainable man, Ashley Wilkes (Leslie Howard). Equally obsessed with her is Rhett Bultler (Clark Gable), who finally admits defeat and walks off into the fog. The pain and restoration of the South during the Civil War are the backdrop for this story. Winner of 8 Academy Awards, including Best Picture.
Scene: During the seige of Atlanta, Scarlett, Melanie Wilkes (Olivia de Havilland) and other friends volunteer as nurses. Outside the hospital, they are approached by Belle Watling (Ona Munson) - a woman with a notorious reputation - with a donation. "You might as well take my money Miz Wilkes; it's good money even if it is mine."
Monogram: The donation - gold coins - is wrapped in a man's handkerchief with the monogram R B.
Contributed by: Jenni Smith