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.
Q: The novel Gone With The Wind was written by which author?
Q: Where is Rhett Butler originally from?
Q: Who is Frank Kennedy truly in love with?
Q: How does Scarlett kill the Yankee deserter?
Q: What is the name of the O’Hara plantation?
Q: What is Scarlett O’Hara’s middle name?
Q: What did Rhett Butler do during the Civil War?
Q: Two of the key cast hailed from England, Vivien Leigh was one – who was the other?
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®?
Q: What was Scarlett trying to do when she fell down the stairs?
Q: Finish the quote: “If I have to lie, steal, cheat, or kill, as God as my witness, …”
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?
Q: What is the name of Rhett and Scarlett’s daughter?
Q: What excuse does Rhett give for not being able to help Scarlett pay Tara’s taxes?
Q: What was noticeable about Hattie McDaniel’s (Mammy) Best Supporting Actress Academy Award® win?
Q: Who said, “After all, tomorrow is another day”?
Q: True or false: Mickey Kuhn (Beau Wilkes) is the only credited cast member still alive today.
Q: Which species of animal is responsible for two deaths in the film?
Q: What kind of business does Belle Watling run?
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?
Q: What was the primary source of controversy over Vivien Leigh playing the role of Scarlett O’Hara?
Q: How many sisters does Scarlett O’Hara have?
Q: Who threatened to boycott Gone With The Wind’s Atlanta premiere after Hattie McDaniel (Mammy) was unable to attend due to racial segregation?
Q: What does Scarlett O’Hara use to make her infamous green dress?
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” ?
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.
Q: Which of these men was not one of Scarlett’s husbands: Frank Kennedy, Ashley Wilkes, Charles Hamilton, or Rhett Butler?
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.
Q: Olivia De Havilland, who played Melanie Wilkes, and her real-life sister famously did not get along. Name her equally successful sister.
Q: Which cast member was killed during active service in the second World War?
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?
A: Margaret Mitchell
A: Suellen O’Hara
A: She shoots him with Rhett’s gun.
A: Scarlett – her full name is Katie Scarlett O’Hara.
A: He was a blockade runner.
A: Leslie Howard
A: False: Lawrence Of Arabia (1962) only just takes the title at 3 hours and 42 minutes long.
A: She was trying to hit Rhett.
A: “I’ll never be hungry again”
A: Clark Gable (Rhett Butler)
A: Bonnie Blue Butler
A: He says his money is tied up in Europe.
A: She was the first she was the first African-American to both win and be nominated for an Oscar®.
A: Scarlett O’Hara
A: False: Olivia de Havilland (Melanie Hamilton) is still going strong at the age of 102.
A: Horses. Gerald O’Hara dies after drunkenly falling off his horse and Bonnie Blue Butler does the same – minus the alcohol.
A: A brothel
A: She won the award again in 1952 for playing Blanche DuBois in A Streetcar Named Desire.
A: It was widely felt Vivien Leigh was too British to play the beloved Southern belle.
A: She has two sisters, Suellen and Carreen.
A: Clark Gable (Rhett Butler)
A: Gary Cooper
A: True: Gable almost threw his back out trying to lift her.
A: Ashley Wilkes
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.
A: Joan Fontaine
A: Leslie Howard