But the film would not be considered one of the best of all time if it were not for the characters and writers — or even its amazing set design. Charged with the laborious task of securing a husband during the Civil War, Southern belle Scarlett O'Hara spouts off some of the most unbelievable-sounding lines. See if you can tell the real from the fake.
The film Gone With the Wind was released 70 years ago today. It went on to win 10 Academy Awards — a record it held for 20 years — and it still holds the record for top-grossing US film when adjusted for inflation.