Originally Posted by Ripplinger
The movie theaters used to show Gone with the Wind every 10 years or so in my area, they haven't for awhile now, but I got lucky and managed to get interested in the book and movie around one of those times so was able to see it on a big screen. Truly an amazing experience, even if I did find myself with tears starting to well up before anything happened because I knew what was coming.
The movie will not seem lame in comparison after you read the book.
I saw the film on the big screen the first time, about a year after I read the book. I tear up during the opening music!