Quiz – How Well Do You Know Gone With the Wind? Watch on Sky this Sunday

Can you believe it? The highest grossing movie of all-time (inflation adjusted of course) is turning 80!

Sky are celebrating the 80th anniversary with a special screening this Sunday night on Sky Movies Vintage at 8pm.

Also to celebrate we decided we’d run a Gone With the Wind Quiz to see how well you know this grand old classic film.

Question 1

Q: The novel Gone With The Wind was written by which author?

Question 2

Q: Where is Rhett Butler originally from?

Question 3

Q: Who is Frank Kennedy truly in love with?

Question 4

Q: How does Scarlett kill the Yankee deserter?

Question 5

Q: What is the name of the O’Hara plantation?

Question 6

Q: What is Scarlett O’Hara’s middle name?

Question 7

Q: What did Rhett Butler do during the Civil War?

Question 8

Q: Two of the key cast hailed from England, Vivien Leigh was one – who was the other?

Question 9

Q: True or false: At 3 hours and 41 minutes, Gone With The Wind is the longest film to win the Best Picture Academy Award®?

Question 10

Q: What was Scarlett trying to do when she fell down the stairs?

Question 11

Q: Finish the quote: “If I have to lie, steal, cheat, or kill, as God as my witness, …”

Question 12

Q: Which actor only agreed to be in Gone With The Wind on the proviso that they would not have to do a Southern accent?

Question 13

Q: What is the name of Rhett and Scarlett’s daughter?

Question 14

Q: What excuse does Rhett give for not being able to help Scarlett pay Tara’s taxes?

Question 15

Q: What was noticeable about Hattie McDaniel’s (Mammy) Best Supporting Actress Academy Award® win?

Question 16

Q: Who said, “After all, tomorrow is another day”?

Question 17

Q: True or false: Mickey Kuhn (Beau Wilkes) is the only credited cast member still alive today.

Question 18

Q: Which species of animal is responsible for two deaths in the film?

Question 19

Q: What kind of business does Belle Watling run?

Question 20

Q: Vivien Leigh won the Best Actress Oscar® for her portrayal of Scarlett O’Hara in Gone With The Wind, for what role did she win the same award 12 years later?

Question 21

Q: What was the primary source of controversy over Vivien Leigh playing the role of Scarlett O’Hara?

Question 22

Q: How many sisters does Scarlett O’Hara have?

Question 23

Q: Who threatened to boycott Gone With The Wind’s Atlanta premiere after Hattie McDaniel (Mammy) was unable to attend due to racial segregation?

Question 24

Q: What does Scarlett O’Hara use to make her infamous green dress?

Question 25

Q: After turning down the role of Rhett Butler, which A-list actor was quoted as saying, “Gone With The Wind is going to be the biggest flop in Hollywood history” ?

Question 26

Q: True or false: As a prank, Olivia de Havilland (Melanie Hamilton) fastened herself to the set to make it impossible to Clark Gable (Rhett Butler) to pick her up.

Question 27

Q: Which of these men was not one of Scarlett’s husbands: Frank Kennedy, Ashley Wilkes, Charles Hamilton, or Rhett Butler?

Question 28:

Q: True or false: As the epic ‘burning of Atlanta’ sequence was the last scene to be shot, much of the left over set was added to the fire to fan the flames.

Question 29:

Q: Olivia De Havilland, who played Melanie Wilkes, and her real-life sister famously did not get along. Name her equally successful sister.

Question 30:

Q: Which cast member was killed during active service in the second World War?

Question 31:

Q: George Reeves had a small role in the film as one of Scarlett’s beaux – what super hero did he famously portray on television in the 1950s?

For the answers check back on Monday.

And here are the answers, how well did you do?

Question 1

A: Margaret Mitchell

Question 2

A: Charleston

Question 3

A: Suellen O’Hara

Question 4

A: She shoots him with Rhett’s gun.

Question 5

A: Tara

Question 6

A: Scarlett – her full name is Katie Scarlett O’Hara.

Question 7

A: He was a blockade runner.

Question 8

A: Leslie Howard

Question 9

A: False: Lawrence Of Arabia (1962) only just takes the title at 3 hours and 42 minutes long.

Question 10

A: She was trying to hit Rhett.

Question 11

A: “I’ll never be hungry again”

Question 12

A: Clark Gable (Rhett Butler)

Question 13

A: Bonnie Blue Butler

Question 14

A: He says his money is tied up in Europe.

Question 15

A: She was the first she was the first African-American to both win and be nominated for an Oscar®.

Question 16

A: Scarlett O’Hara

Question 17

A: False: Olivia de Havilland (Melanie Hamilton) is still going strong at the age of 102.

Question 18

A: Horses. Gerald O’Hara dies after drunkenly falling off his horse and Bonnie Blue Butler does the same – minus the alcohol.

Question 19

A: A brothel

Question 20

A: She won the award again in 1952 for playing Blanche DuBois in A Streetcar Named Desire.

Question 21

A: It was widely felt Vivien Leigh was too British to play the beloved Southern belle.

Question 22

A: She has two sisters, Suellen and Carreen.

Question 23

A: Clark Gable (Rhett Butler)

Question 24

A: Curtains

Question 25

A: Gary Cooper

Question 26

A: True: Gable almost threw his back out trying to lift her.

Question 27

A: Ashley Wilkes

Question 28

A: false: The ‘burning of Atlanta’ sequence was first to be filmed. It is rumoured the filming of this scene was the first time producer David O. Selznick met his Scarlett O’Hara.

Question 29

A: Joan Fontaine

Question 30

A: Leslie Howard

Question 31

A: Superman

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