Top photo:From left, standing: Technicolor associate Ray Rennahan, in hat, cinematographer Ernest Haller, Vivien Leigh, and Clark Gable pose beside Technicolor camera during the production of GONE WITH THE WIND, 1939. Camera operator Arthur Arling is pictured in background between Rennahan and Haller. Assistant director Eric G. Stacey is kneeling in front. Others unidentified.

From left: Clark Gable, producer David O. Selznick, and MGM executive Louis B. Mayer on August 24, 1938, the occasion of the announcement of MGM allowing Clark Gable to appear in GONE WITH THE WIND, 1939. Note: This is supposed to be a photo of Gable’s contract signing to appear in the film but the document on Mayer’s desk is not a contract but a daily production activities report.

Supervising film editor Hal Kern during production of GONE WITH THE WIND, 1939.

Photograph of production design drawing, GONE WITH THE WIND, 1939

Producer David O. Selznick during production of GONE WITH THE WIND, 1939. He poses in front of an oil portrait of “Scarlett O'Hara” painted by Helen Carleton on the set of Rhett Butler’s bedroom in the postwar Atlanta house.

Photograph of composite of four sketches made to illustrate original conception of how GONE WITH THE WIND, 1939, was to open. Top, left, shot of the book with dust jacket placed beside mint julep; opening of book beside mint julep; bottom, left: closeup of first page of text with emphasis on first sentence; closeup of character Scarlett O'Hara behind the letter ’S’.

Hattie McDaniel poses beside an oversized telegram from Western Union dated March 1, 1940, that congratulates her on her performance in GONE WITH THE WIND, 1939, and is addressed to her care of “Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios, Culver City, Hollywood, California.” It reads: “Your Washington admireres take this opportunity to compliment you on your brilliant work in ‘Gone With the Wind.’ Your unforgettable portrayal is a monument to which we pay homage. We predict it will go down as one of the great roles of all time.”

Photographic copy of storyboard drawings, GONE WITH THE WIND, 1939.