The Selznick players by Ronald L. Bowers

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Published by A. S. Barnes in South Brunswick .

Written in English

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  • Selznick, David O., 1902-1965.,
  • Motion picture actors and actresses -- United States -- Biography.

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StatementRonald Bowers ; editorial assistant, C. Leigh Hibbard Church.
LC ClassificationsPN1998.A2 B628
The Physical Object
Pagination255 p. :
Number of Pages255
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5048507M
ISBN 100498013758
LC Control Number74009278

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HOLLYWOOD, June David O. Selznick, one of the leading producers in the motion picture industry, died of a coronary occlusion this afternoon at Mount Sinai Hospital. Selznick, who was 63 years old, was stricken in the office of his lawyer, Barry Brannen, in Beverly Hills, and was rushed to the hospital.

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