Favorite Movies: Gone with the Wind

This week, as we speed towards the Oscars on Sunday, various members of the mental_floss staff will be offering quizzes on some of our favorite films.

1 of 15
Who infamously turned down the role of Rhett Butler, saying "Gone with the Wind is going to be the biggest flop in Hollywood history"?
Gary Cooper
Errol Flynn
William Powell
Fred Astaire
2 of 15
Rhett Butler makes the acquaintance of a certain Atlanta prostitute whom Scarlett despises. What is her name?
Alexandra Fontaine
Pansy Perkins
Lorena Benteen
Belle Watling
3 of 15
Who is Jonas Wilkerson?
The former foreman of the field hands at Tara who saves Scarlett from her attacker in Shantytown.
The former Tara overseer who returns to raise taxes on Tara and force the O'Hara's out.
One of the twin brothers who tell Scarlett they're excited about the war at the start of the film.
The family doctor who tells Scarlett she must help Melanie give birth without his help.
4 of 15
From whom does Scarlett steal her second husband, Frank Kennedy?
Her sister Suellen
Her sister Carreen
Ashley's sister India Wilkes
The poor neighbor Emmie Slattery
5 of 15
How is Scarlett's first husband, Charles, related to Melanie?
First cousin
Second cousin
Brother
Uncle
6 of 15
What was another considered title for Gone with the Wind?
Tara
Ba! Ba! Blacksheep
Dixie
The Long Road Home
7 of 15
Where is Rhett Butler's home town?
Atlanta
Savannah
New Orleans
Charleston
8 of 15
In the film, just before Scarlett gives her "as God as my witness" speech, she chokes and retches on a vegetable that she pulls out of the ground. What is it?
Carrot
Radish
Potato
Onion
9 of 15
To which Scarlett-hopeful actress did producer David O'Selznick bluntly say, "I can't imagine Rhett Butler chasing you for ten years."
Bette Davis
Lucille Ball
Lana Turner
Katherine Hepburn
10 of 15
Not all of Scarlett's children from the novel made it into the movie--which one did?
Wade Hampton
Ella Lorena
Victoria Bonnie
Beau
11 of 15
All of the following quotes from the film are ranked in Premiere's 100 Greatest Movie Lines except:
"After all, tomorrow is another day."
"Frankly my dear, I don't give a damn."
"As God is my witness, I'll never be hungry again!"
"I don't know nothin' 'bout birthing babies!"
12 of 15
This famous author was asked to write for the film, but his contributions were later cut.
John Steinbeck
Ernest Hemingway
Aldous Huxley
F. Scott Fitzgerald
13 of 15
The Wilkes' plantation is called...
Tara
Twelve Oaks
Lullwater
Fountenoy Hall
14 of 15
Gone with the Wind was released in what landmark year for film?
1929
1940
1939
1935
15 of 15
After the war, Scarlett keeps several former slaves as employees. Who no longer works for the family?
Big Sam
Pork
Mammy
Prissy