Selznick


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United States filmmaker noted for his film adaptations of popular novels (1902-1965)

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Mitchell kept out of the way of the adaptation process, saying, 'When I sold the book to the Selznick company, I made it very plain that I would have nothing to do with the picture' (6)--apart from recommending the local architect and painter Wilbur Kurtz as an authority on the Civil War period.
(1) Philip Selznick, TVA and the Grassroots: A Study of Politics and Organization (Berkeley: University of California Press, 2010).
Selznick is the Caldecott Medal-winning creator behind the 2008 book 'The Invention of Hugo Cabret' (later adapted into the feature film 'Hugo' directed by Martin Scorsese) and the 2011 novel 'Wonderstruck' (also adapted into a film in 2017).
Selznick's intricate black-and-white drawings are an excellent match for Rowling's precisely plotted, exuberantly constructed novels.
Among the celebrated picture books Selznick has illustrated are the Caldecott Honor Book "The Dinosaurs of Waterhouse Hawkins" by Barbara Kerley and the Sibert Honor Book "When Marian Sang" by Pam Munoz Ryan.
They're not on every page, and sometimes they come in bursts of several at a time; the format is reminiscent of Brian Selznick's, author of The Houdini Box and The Invention of Hugo Cabret, among other books -- but Madonna's work stands as uniquely his own.
Platte's Making Music in Selznick's Hollywood (Oxford University Press) offers a new understanding of the division of labor used to produce a film score in the "Golden Era" of Hollywood film.
Selznick Achievement Award in Theatrical Motion Pictures at this year's Producers Guild Awards, believes firmly in remaining open to the possibilities that are present in every project.
Legendary producer David O Selznick has shut down production of the most eagerly anticipated movie in history - his mega budget version of Margaret Mitchell's bestselling novel Gone With The Wind - because the script just isn't working.
Barbara Selznick (2008) explains that comedy and reality programs (including game shows) are better suited to formatting than dramatic shows would be.
Turning from Fitzgerald films to those of Hemingway's works, Grissom examines two film versions (1932 and 1957) of A Farewell to Arms in Chapters Three and Four, which were vehicles for the actress wives of the respective directors Frank Borzage (wife Helen Hays) and David Selznick (wife Jennifer Jones) as well as wholesale changes from the original text, garnering Hemingway's disgust at their treatment.
Brian Selznick's The Marvels (9780545448680, $32.99) is a weighty read recommended for mature teens to adults.
BORN MERYL Streep, US actress, 1949, above DAN Brown, American author, 1964 JOHN Dillinger, American gangster, 1903 DIED JUDY Garland, US actress, 1969, above FRED Astaire, US actor and dancer, 1987 DAVID O Selznick, US film producer, 1965
The 256-page presentation copy was originally presented by film producer David O Selznick to the widow of screenwriter Sidney Howard in 1939.
Selznick in 1947, the producer instructed him to ''learn good American English the way it is spoken by John Barrymore and Fredric March.''