Vivien Leigh and Leslie Howard, costume and make up screen test for "Gone With The Wind"

"Straight into the eyes of this beautiful creature- so beautiful she could with just one glance have any man wrapped around her finger- he said: ‘You’re not like Melanie’. And thus sprang forth the most unacceptable rejection that would wreck her life."

"Oh Scarlett, you have so much life. I’ve always admired you so, wished I could be more like you."

"Oh, Ashley, I love you- I’ve never loved anyone else.. I only married Charles just to hurt you."

Olivia de Havilland, Leslie Howard and Vivien Leigh in a hair and make-up test for Gone with the Wind, 1938


Vivien Leigh and Leslie Howard in ‘Gone with the Wind’, 1939.


“Had she ever understood Ashley, she would never have loved him; had she ever understood Rhett, she would never have lost him.”