David O Selznick

  • American

David O Selznick was a notable American film studio executive, film producer and screenwriter. - AsNotedIn

Notable Position Organization From To
President Selznick International Pictures 1935 1943


Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
1930/07/14 After struggling to recall details of transactions between David O Selznick and First National Bank, Motley H Flint steps down from the stand and makes his way to the spectator seats in Judge Frank C Collier's courtroom. Litigant Los Angeles City Hall Los Angeles
1933/03/05 In King Kong's first 4 days at Radio City Music Hall and the RKO Roxy, all of the 10 shows a day are sold out. With tickets priced from $.35 to $.75, King Kong sets an attendance record for an indoor event, grossing $89,931 in 4 days. Producer King Kong (film) Radio City Music Hall New York City
1934/05/04 Manhattan Melodrama - is released Producer Manhattan Melodrama
1937/09/02 "The Prisoner of Zenda" is released. Producer The Prisoner of Zenda (film)
1939/09/09 David Selznick, his wife Irene, investor John Whitney and film editor Hal Kern drive out to view a rough cut of "Gone with the Wind" at the Fox Theatre in Riverside, California. Producer Gone with the Wind (film) Fox Performing Arts Center, Riverside Riverside, CA
1939/12/15 The "Gone with the Wind" premier is held in Atlanta, Georgia. A Jim Crow city, Black people, including the cast, are not permitted at the segregated event. Producer Gone with the Wind (film) Degive's Grand Opera House Atlanta, GA Gone with the Wind Premiere
1940/03/21 Directed by Alfred Hitchcock and starring Joan Fontaine and Laurence Olivier, "Rebecca" premieres at the Lincoln Theater in Miami Beach, Florida. Producer Rebecca (film) Lincoln Theater, Miami Beach Miami Beach, Fl
1944/00/00 Cecil B DeMille serves as master of ceremonies at a rally for the Dewey-Bricker ticket and Gov Earl Warren. Organized by David O Selznick, the event drew 93,000 and such stars as Ann Sothern, Ginger Rogers, Adolphe Menjou, Gary Cooper and George R Scott. Organizer Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum Los Angeles
1944/09/27 After "Spellbound" is shown to at a preview, Selznick reportedly removes an opening montage of various methods of treating mentally ill patients due to the audience's comments. Producer Spellbound
1945/12/28 "Spellbound " is released. Producer Spellbound
1948/05/14 Selznick signs a contract with Korda for the Western Hemisphere rights to four films: A Tale of Two Cities by Michael Powell-Emeric Pressburger, The Doctor's Story and 2 films by Carol Reed: Tess of the D'Urbervilles and The Third Man, the only one made. Producer The Third Man
1953/04/02 "Terminal Station" is released in Italy. Producer Terminal Station (film)
1961/04/26 "Gone With the Wind" gala at the Loew's Grand Theater is attended by Produced by David O Selznick and stars of the film, including Vivien Leigh and Olivia de Havilland. Producer Gone with the Wind (film) Degive's Grand Opera House Atlanta, GA
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