Oscar-winning screen legend Olivia de Havilland, in her role as Melanie Hamilton in “Gone With the Wind,” showed that antebellum style was one of the factors that made the movie one of the most beloved of all time.
Scarlett O'Hara silk satin wedding dress designed by Walter Plunkett for the movie "Gone With the Wind." Plunkett created more than separate items of clothing for more than fifty major characters for GWTW.
1940 - Vivien Leigh shows her Oscar for Best Actress in Gone with the Wind. The Academy Awards was held on February 1940 at The Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles. Gone with the Wind received the most nominations with thirteen, winning ten of them.