Gone with the Wind in Chicago

Learn about Chicago's reception of 'Gone with the Wind' after visiting a mill from the movie's credits


20 min

Unlimited guests




Go on location with Chicago Movie Tours to Little Rock, Arkansas, and visit a grist mill shown briefly in the opening credits of Gone With The Wind.

Then, travel back to 1939 Chicago to hear how Gone with the Wind was received among the general public and protestors alike.

Finally, in this virtual walking tour, consider the film's recent reappraisal, including its (temporary) removal from media outlets like HBO.

Virtual Tour FAQs

Chicago Movie Tours' virtual and in-person programs incorporate the following to bring the subject matter to life:

• HD video
• Photos
• Clips and screenshots
• Maps
• Newspapers
• Movie fan magazines
• Animated slideshows
• Expert commentary...and more

What's Included

How Do I Watch?
This experience takes place on Chicago Movie Tours' Facebook Page. Visit the link at the scheduled time and click PLAY on the live video. (You do not need a Facebook account to watch.)

Can I Get a Reminder?
Sure! If you follow Chicago Movie Tours on Facebook and allow notifications on your device, you will be notified when we go live. If you'd like an email reminder, register here for the event at least 24 hours before it begins.

Can I Watch Later?
Virtual tours may not be available after their livestream. Because Chicago Movie Tours' virtual events often include film clips that may trigger social media censors, Facebook, YouTube, or Twitter may remove the videos after the livestream, even though the material is considered fair use. In short: it's a good idea to watch live.

How Do I Tip?
Nearly all of Chicago Movie Tours' virtual events are FREE to attend! If you'd like to make a donation or tip, you may do so when you register, via our donation page, or directly through Venmo or Paypal. Thank you!