Selznick, David O.
▪ American film producerborn May 10, 1902, Pittsburgh, Pa., U.S.died June 22, 1965, Hollywood, Calif.American motion-picture producer who earned a reputation for commercially successful films of high artistic quality before and after World War II.Selznick received his early training in motion pictures from his father, Lewis J. Selznick, a Ukrainian-Jewish immigrant and a producer of silent films in New York City. The young Selznick moved to Hollywood in 1926; and, in the next 10 years at Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Paramount, and RKO studios, he advanced from script reader and assistant story editor to producer. Many of his outstanding pictures of the 1930s were extravagant melodramas, such as Dinner at Eight (1933) and A Star Is Born (1937), or meticulous adaptations of literary classics, such as David Copperfield (1935), Anna Karenina (1935), A Tale of Two Cities (1935), and The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1938). He is best remembered for Gone with the Wind (1939), which won 10 Academy Awards in 1940 and was one of the greatest box-office successes in film history.Other successful Selznick productions included Rebecca (1940), which was directed by Alfred Hitchcock (Hitchcock, Sir Alfred) and won four major Academy Awards; Spellbound (1945), also directed by Hitchcock; The Third Man (1949), a highly acclaimed thriller coproduced by Alexander Korda and directed by Carol Reed; and Since You Went Away (1944), Duel in the Sun (1946), Portrait of Jennie (1948), and A Farewell to Arms (1957), all of which starred actress Jennifer Jones, whom Selznick married in 1949.
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