With 12 Years A Slave already generating serious Oscar buzz, this may prove to be a timely re-issue for David O. Selznick’s dewy-eyed romanticisation of the Old South’s controversial swan song, here granted a 4K digital restoration so sharp you’ll feel the heat of the flames when Atlanta burns.
Clark Gable and Vivien Leigh create their own sizzle as Rhett Butler and Scarlett O’Hara in a lavish four-hour epic that juxtaposes scenes of jaw-dropping majesty – that aerial shot of the Confederates’ wounded, for example – with moments of elegant intimacy and playful verbal jousting.
Almost 75 years on, though, Ashley Wilkes (Leslie Howard) is still a prissy, spineless wuss.
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