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Gardner, Ava 1922-1990

Works: 714 works in 2,216 publications in 12 languages and 30,856 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Biography  Musical films  Romance films  Action and adventure films  Historical films  Biographies  Autobiographies  Melodrama 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Singer, Other, Costume designer, Interviewee, Artist, Collector
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Show boat by George Sidney( Visual )

61 editions published between 1951 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 2,237 WorldCat member 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
Ernest Hemingway's The snows of Kilimanjaro by Henry King( Visual )

188 editions published between 1952 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 2,210 WorldCat member 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
On the beach by Stanley Kramer( Visual )

41 editions published between 1959 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,480 WorldCat member 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
The night of the iguana by John Huston( Visual )

36 editions published between 1963 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 1,280 WorldCat member 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 by Burt Lancaster( Visual )

29 editions published between 1964 and 2017 in English and held by 962 WorldCat member 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
The Bible : in the beginning by John Huston( Visual )

30 editions published between 1980 and 2008 in English and Portuguese and held by 879 WorldCat member 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
Ernest Hemingway's The killers by Don Siegel( Visual )

8 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in English and held by 873 WorldCat member 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
The barefoot contessa by Joseph L Mankiewicz( Visual )

43 editions published between 1954 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 755 WorldCat member 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
Mogambo by John Ford( Visual )

45 editions published between 1953 and 2016 in 9 languages and held by 674 WorldCat member 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 sun also rises by Henry King( Visual )

21 editions published between 1957 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 615 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paris, 1922. Journaliste américain que la Grande Guerre laisse invalide, Jake Barnes renoue avec Lady Brett Ashley, l'infirmière qui l'a soigné et aimé. Si, entre eux, la passion renaît, intacte, l'amour semble impossible. Lors de vacances en Espagne, Barnes regarde Brett se jeter dans les bras d'un riche industriel qui la demande en mariage, puis d'un jeune torero rencontré lors d'une corrida à Pampelune. Mais le destin réserve encore à Barnes d'autant plus de surprises que la femme qu'il croyait à jamais perdue réapparaît, désormais prête à assumer son handicap...Une distribution brillante pour un film qui donne libre cours à un glamour aussi sensible dans l'expression des sentiments que flamboyant dans le style
The life and times of Judge Roy Bean by Paul Newman( Visual )

14 editions published between 1972 and 2012 in English and held by 588 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An outlaw establishes his own brand of law and order, building a town on the edge of civilization in this farcical Western
Earthquake by Mark Robson( Visual )

30 editions published between 1974 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 483 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the most catastrophic earthquake of all time rips through Southern California, it levels Los Angeles and sends shock waves through the lives of all who live there
Ava Gardner : the secret conversations by Peter Evans( Book )

10 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and Polish and held by 463 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ava Gardner was one of Hollywood's great stars during the 1940s and 1950s, an Oscar-nominated lead-ing lady who co-starred with Clark Gable, Burt Lancaster, and Humphrey Bogart, among others. Her films included Show Boat, The Snows of Kilimanjaro, The Barefoot Contessa, and On the Beach. But her life off the screen was every bit as fabulous as her film roles. Born poor in rural North Carolina, Gardner was given a Hollywood tryout thanks to a stunning photo of her displayed in a shop window
Show boat : original motion picture soundtrack by Jerome Kern( )

7 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in English and held by 436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the immortal musical play by Jerome Kern, Oscar Hammerstein II
Pandora and the Flying Dutchman by Albert Lewin( Visual )

19 editions published between 1951 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 355 WorldCat member 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)
Greatest classic films collection by Betty Hutton( Visual )

6 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seven brides for seven brothers (1954, 102 min.): Adam is the eldest of seven brothers who goes to town to get a wife. He convinces Milly to marry him that same day. They return to his backwoods home where she discover he has six brothers - all living in his cabin. Milly sets out to reform the uncouth siblings, who are anxious to get wives of their own. Adam reads about the Roman capture of the Sabine women and develops an inspired solution to his brothers' loneliness
Knights of the Round Table by Richard Thorpe( Visual )

28 editions published between 1953 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 353 WorldCat member 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
55 days at Peking by Nicholas Ray( Visual )

53 editions published between 1962 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 347 WorldCat member 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
Great cinema : 15 films( Visual )

8 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Great novels inspired these 15 critically acclaimed films starring Hollywood's most stars
One touch of Venus by William A Seiter( Visual )

21 editions published between 1948 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young window dresser's problems begin when he kisses a statue of Venus, which comes to life. This Venus turns out to be the genuine article on an earthly assignment. Her presence causes everyone around her to fall in love, except for the window dresser, who is terrified of her advances toward him. The young man suddenly becomes the object of a furious employer and a jealous fiancée
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
The night of the iguana
Ernest Hemingway's The snows of KilimanjaroOn the beachThe night of the iguanaThe Bible : in the beginningErnest Hemingway's The killersGreatest classic films collectionI'm a fool to kill you : a 'Rat Pack' mystery
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Ava Gardner

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Gardner, Ava Lavina 1922-1990

Gardner, Ava Lavinia.

Gardner, Ava Lavinia 1922-1990

Gardner Ava Lavinnia

Johnson, Lucy

Johnson, Lucy 1922-1990

Rooney, Ava Gardner

Rooney, Ava Gardner 1922-1990

Shaw, Ava Gardner

Shaw, Ava Gardner 1922-1990

Sinatra, Ava Gardner

Sinatra, Ava Gardner 1922-1990

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