Gardner, Ava 1922-1990
Most widely held works about Ava Gardner
Most widely held works by Ava Gardner
Ava : my story by Ava Gardner ( Book )
33 editions published between 1990 and 1995 in 4 languages and held by 1,947 libraries worldwide
Just before her death in 1990, Ava Gardner finished recording a chronicle of her life. Born to a poor farmer, she underwent a transformation to a sultry movie star. She reveals her roots and her tempestuous private life, including a long and complex friendship with Howard Hughes.
Show boat ( Visual )
19 editions published between 1979 and 2010 in English and held by 1,818 libraries worldwide
Musical extravaganza which celebrates the loves and heartbreaks of a Mississippi riverboat troupe, starting with a young girl whose heart is stolen by a dashing gambler.
The Snows of Kilimanjaro ( Visual )
101 editions published between 1952 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 1,204 libraries worldwide
A famous writer, recovering from injuries on east Africa's Mount Kilimanjaro, reflects on whether any meaning can be found in his life.
The night of the iguana ( Visual )
24 editions published between 1964 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 1,097 libraries worldwide
A defrocked, alcoholic, and emotionally-troubled minister struggles with his desire for earthly pleasures as a tour guide in Mexico. Shepherding a busload of school teachers and one libidinous 18-year old girl, he becomes entangled with the teen, suffers a nervous breakdown when discovered, and strands the group at the remote and rundown seaside hotel of his old friend Maxine. As his emotional state continues to unravel, and the group's problems increase, the hotel is joined by a travelling artist and her aged poet father, with their own secret troubles.
Seven days in May ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1963 and 2011 in English and German and held by 760 libraries worldwide
"It happens with startling swiftness and violence. An armed cadre seizes state control. Fortunately, a coup d'etat can't happen here. Or can it? ...At odds are a popular general and Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman and an unpopular President with a pacifist agenda. At stake is the survival of the Republic. A vigilant colonel uncovers the scheme. But are the seven fateful days ahead enough time to derail a disaster?" -- Container.
On the beach ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 679 libraries worldwide
Radioactive fallout from a nuclear war has wiped out the entire northern hemisphere, with the exception of Australia. With fallout expected momentarily, the Australians review their lives, establish new relationships and prepare for their tragic demise.
The barefoot contessa ( Visual )
23 editions published between 1954 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 662 libraries worldwide
With extraordinary beauty, talent and grace, Spanish dancer Maria Vargas (Ava Gardner) was born to be a star. Aided by American movie director Harry Dawes (Humphrey Bogart), she attains great success and fortune in Hollywood's land of dreams. But, though she gives her all for stardom, there is one thing Maria will never compromise - her soul.
On the beach ( Visual )
21 editions published between 1959 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 645 libraries worldwide
Radioactive fallout from a nuclear war has wiped out the entire northern hemisphere. Australia is the only civilized area spared from destruction. With fallout expected momentarily, the Australians review their lives, establish new relationships and prepare for their tragic demise.
Ernest Hemingway's The killers ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 629 libraries worldwide
Melodramatic thrillers based on the Hemingway story about two hit men and their target, who accepts his fate as though he were already dead.
Mogambo ( Visual )
21 editions published between 1953 and 2006 in 6 languages and held by 543 libraries worldwide
Victor Marswell runs a big game trapping company in Kenya. Eloise Kelly is ditched there, and an immediate attraction happens between them. Then Mr. and Mrs. Nordley show up for their gorilla documenting safari. Mrs. Nordley is not infatuated with her husband any more, and takes a liking to Marswell.
The Bible ... in the beginning ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1980 and 2005 in English and held by 491 libraries worldwide
Dramatization of the the first 22 chaptes of Genesis. Highlights include the awesome wonder of Creation, the story of Noah and the story of the Tower of Babel.
The life and times of Judge Roy Bean ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1983 and 2003 in English and held by 462 libraries worldwide
Roy Bean is a self-made man and saloon-keeper who proclaims himself the law west of the Pecos River, and becomes known as the "Hanging Judge," though he wasn't a judge at all. He writes admiring letters to actress Lily Langtry and makes his own kind of frontier justice in Texas.
The sun also rises ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 435 libraries worldwide
A group of Americans that have become friends because of the war, spend their time in Europe in 1922, still living as if every day was their last.
Earthquake ( Visual )
19 editions published between 1978 and 2006 in English and Bulgarian and held by 373 libraries worldwide
A powerful earthquake rocks Los Angeles.
Show boat original motion picture soundtrack by Jerome Kern ( Recording )
29 editions published between 1948 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 370 libraries worldwide
The Bible in the beginning ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1990 and 2008 in English and held by 331 libraries worldwide
Depicts the first 22 chapters of Genesis on an epic scale, including the story of man's creation, his fall, his survival, and his indomitable faith in the future.
Pandora and the Flying Dutchman ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in English and held by 321 libraries worldwide
Pandora Reynolds (Gardner) is a nightclub singer on vacation in Spain, with whom all men fall hopelessly in love. But Pandora, never having known true love, is indifferent to her suitors' affections. Until, one evening, she swims out to a mysterious yacht and meets its captain--a Dutchman named Hendrick van der Zee (Mason).
55 days at Peking ( Visual )
33 editions published between 1962 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 307 libraries worldwide
A small handful of European men, women, and children from eleven foreign delegations become trapped and beseiged during the Chinese Boxer Rebellion of 1900.
Knights of the Round Table ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1985 and 2003 in English and held by 292 libraries worldwide
The story of Arthur Pendragon, King of all England, whose reign and company of knights are dedicated to the ideals of peace, justice, and chivalry. Lancelot, the king's favorite knight, and his beautiful Queen Guinevere are torn between their secret love for each other and their loyalty to Arthur.
Ernest Hemingway's the snows of Kilimanjaro ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1952 and 2005 in English and held by 289 libraries worldwide
Injured on a hunting trip in Africa, a writer reflects on the compromises in his life in a series of flash-backs.
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Gardner, Ava Lavina, 1922-1990
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Johnson, Lucy 1922-1990
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Sinatra, Ava Gardner, 1922-1990
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