Selznick, David O. 1902-1965
Most widely held works about David O Selznick
Most widely held works by David O Selznick
Gone with the wind ( Visual )
59 editions published between 1939 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 1,943 libraries worldwide
Focuses on the life and loves of the beautiful and selfish Scarlett O'Hara. The story begins on the O'Hara's Georgia plantation of Tara in antebellum days and moves through the Civil War and Reconstruction.
Gone with the wind ( Visual )
25 editions published between 1939 and 2010 in English and Italian and held by 1,679 libraries worldwide
Presents the story of Scarlett O'Hara, a Southern belle who enjoys her socialite lifestyle and the attention of many eligible single rich men. This idyllic lifestyle is shattered by the onset of the U.S. Civil War that eventually reduces her home to near ruins. Robbed of the luxuries she loved, she vows to grow strong so she will never be poor again. She begins to ruthlessly climb to the top of the new social order. Scarlett also has a complex, love-hate relationship with Rhett Butler, a man of questionable morals.
Memo from David O. Selznick by David O Selznick ( Book )
24 editions published between 1972 and 2000 in English and held by 1,525 libraries worldwide
A collection of memos, letters, and telegrams.
Rebecca ( Visual )
54 editions published between 1940 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,499 libraries worldwide
A young bride is brought by her new husband to his manor house in England. There she finds that the memory of her husband's first wife haunts her, and she tries to discover the secret of that mysterious woman's death.
The third man ( Visual )
58 editions published between 1949 and 2010 in English and Turkish and held by 1,402 libraries worldwide
Set in post-war Vienna, an American western-adventure writer searches for a friend who turns out to be the king-pin of the Austrian black market.
Charles Dickens' A tale of two cities ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1981 and 2006 in English and Chinese and held by 1,035 libraries worldwide
"An elaborate adaptation of Dickens' classic tale of the French Revolution. Dissipated lawyer Sydney Carton defends emigre Charles Darnay from charges of spying against England. He becomes enamored of Darnay's fiancée, Lucie Manette, and agrees to help her save Darnay from the guillotine when he is captured by Revolutionaries in Paris"--Marg Baskin in the IMDB, viewed Dec. 12, 2006.
Rebecca ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1985 and 2008 in English and Italian and held by 1,000 libraries worldwide
A vacationing young lady meets, falls in love with, and marries handsome and wealthy widower Maxim de Winter. He takes his new bride home to his estate, Manderley. But the new Mrs. de Winter finds her married life dominated by the sinister, almost spectral influence of Maxim's late wife, Rebecca, who still rules from beyond the grave.
Notorious ( Visual )
27 editions published between 1946 and 2004 in English and held by 977 libraries worldwide
A beautiful woman with a tainted past is enlisted by American agent Devlin to spy on a ring of Nazis in post-war Rio. Her espionage work becomes life-threatening after she marries the most debonair of the Nazi ring, Alex. Only Devlin can rescue her, but to do so he must face his role in her desperate situation and acknowledge that he has loved her all along.
Anna Karénina ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1935 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 801 libraries worldwide
Anna Karenina, dutiful wife and doting mother, knows contentment but not passion. That changes when she meets ardent Count Vronsky. For him, she throws away marriage, family, social position and finally her life.
Dinner at eight ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1933 and 2011 in English and French and held by 772 libraries worldwide
A Park Avenue snob gives a dinner party for a visiting English peer. Little does she realize that her shipping magnate husband is bankrupt and that her daughter is having an affair with an older man.
Spellbound ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and Chinese and held by 722 libraries worldwide
A psychologist falls for a suspect in a murder, which she tries to solve by unlocking the clues hidden in his mind.
The third man ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 697 libraries worldwide
Pulp novelist Holly Martins travels to shadowy, postwar Vienna, only to find himself investigating the mysterious death of an old friend, black-market opportunist Harry Lime-- and thus begins this legendary tale of love, deception, and murder.
The personal history, adventures, experience, & observation of David Copperfield the younger ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1985 and 2006 in English and held by 687 libraries worldwide
David Copperfield enjoys an idyllic life with his gentle, widowed mother and his loving nurse, Peggotty. Then tragedy strikes when Mr. Murdstone weds David's mother and drives her to an early grave. Despised by his stepfather, the boy is forced to live in misery and poverty until he runs away to throw himself upon the mercy of his eccentric aunt. Charles Dickens's classic tale of growing up.
Alfred Hitchcock's Notorious ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and held by 636 libraries worldwide
When troubled beauty Alicia Huberman is recruited by American agent T.R. Devlin to infiltrate a German spy ring in postwar Rio, she accepts. When she receives orders to seduce a Nazi kingpin, Alicia must sacrifice the only happiness she's ever known for a perilous mission that could ultimately cost her and Devlin their lives.
Prisoner of Zenda ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1937 and 2007 in English and held by 547 libraries worldwide
He has the appearance and manner of the king, yet he's really a lookalike ... and on his shoulders rests all hope of foiling a blackguard's plot to usurp the throne. Adventure, pageantry and royal intrigue are forged at sword point.
A Star is born ( Visual )
62 editions published between 1937 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 505 libraries worldwide
A fading star meets an aspiring actress, falls in love with and marries her. Her career skyrockets, while his continues to fade with tragic results.
Duel in the sun ( Visual )
20 editions published between 1946 and 2005 in English and French and held by 488 libraries worldwide
A woman taken into the home of a wealthy rancher becomes the subject of a tug-of-war between his two sons.
Little Lord Fauntleroy ( Visual )
34 editions published between 1980 and 2007 in English and held by 486 libraries worldwide
An impoverished New York youngster becomes heir to his titled grandfather's British estate.
Portrait of Jennie ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1934 and 2004 in English and held by 428 libraries worldwide
An artist meets a schoolgirl in Central Park who has a mysterious air about her. What follows is an unforgettable love story.
Nothing sacred ( Visual )
42 editions published between 1937 and 2009 in English and held by 346 libraries worldwide
A young woman diagnosed with "radium poisoning" is given a last fling in New York City for two weeks, but it all turns into a publicity hoax.
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O'Selznick, David 1902-1965
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