From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishGone with the WindGone with the Wind /ˌɡɒn wɪð ðə ˈwɪnd $ ˌɡɔːn-/ 🔊 🔊 (1939) a US film, based on a novel by Margaret mitchell, and considered to be one of the greatest romantic films ever made. It tells the story of a beautiful, determined woman called Scarlett o'hara, acted by Vivien leigh, who lives in Georgia during the Americancivil war. She marries Rhett butler, acted by Clark gable, but treats him badly. At the end of the film she realizes that she loves him, but it is too late, and he leaves her saying ‘Frankly my dear, I don’t give a damn’. One of its most famousscenes is when the city of Atlanta is burned down.