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Cast of 'Gone With the Wind'

"Gone with the Wind" is a 1939 American epic historical romance film adapted from the 1936 novel by Margaret Mitchell. The leading roles are played by Vivien Leigh (Scarlett), Clark Gable (Rhett), Leslie Howard (Ashley), and Olivia de Havilland (Melanie). Hattie McDaniel, playing the role of Mammy, became the first African American to win an Academy Award, winning Best Supporting Actress. Here is a look at the top-billed stars in the classic film.