Gone With the Wind


Gone with the Wind has been adapted several times for stage and screen:

  • The novel is the basis of the Academy Award-winning 1939 film produced by David Oliver Selznick and starring Clark Gable and Vivien Leigh.[146]
  • The book was adapted into a musical, Scarlett, which opened in Tokyo in 1970 (in 1966 it was produced as a nine-hour play without music), and in London in 1972, where it was reduced to 4 hours. The London production opened in 1973 in Los Angeles, and again in Dallas in 1976.[147]
  • The Japanese Takarazuka Revue produced a musical adaptation of the novel, Kaze to Tomo ni Sarinu, which was performed by the all female Moon Troupe in 1977.[148] The most recent performance was in January 2014 by the Moon Troupe with Todoroki Yuu as Rhett Butler and Ryu Masaki as Scarlett O'Hara.[149]
  • There is a 2003 French musical adaptation by Gérard Presgurvic, Autant en Emporte le Vent.[150]
  • The book was adapted into a British musical, Gone with the Wind, and opened in 2008 in the U.K. at the New London Theatre.[151]
  • A full length three act classical ballet version with a score arranged from the works of Antonín Dvořák and choreographed by Lilla Pártay premiered in 2007 and was performed by the Hungarian National Ballet. It was revived in their 2013 season.[152]
  • A new stage adaptation by Niki Landau premiered at the Manitoba Theatre Center in Winnipeg, Canada in January 2013.[153]

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