Things you never knew about Gone With The Wind

Although he was one of the main stars in the film, Clark Gable threatened to boycott the film’s premiere. During filming he had grown close to Hattie McDaniel, but due to some Jim Crow laws at the time, she was not permitted to attend.


In protest Gable refused to go, which would have been a major talking point at the time, but eventually he was convinced to attend the premiere. It was McDaniel herself who convinced Gable to attend the premiere, despite not being allowed to go herself.

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