Though not filmed in Georgia, this 1939 film based on the bestselling novel by Atlanta author Margaret Mitchell enjoyed a spectacular premiere and gala in the city upon its release. The film would go on to win eight Academy Awards.
The Georgian Terrace Hotel in Atlanta, Ga. has been featured in many films including "The Change Up" and "Gone With the Wind."
The Margaret Mitchell House, where the author lived while writing "Gone With the Wind." Credit: Atlanta History Center
Visitors enjoy exhibits at the Margaret Mitchell House Credit: Atlanta History Center