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Biography (print)

Nigel Cawthorne. Sex Lives of the Hollywood Goddesses. Prion Publishing,

Gilles Dagneau. Ava Gardner: The Rebel. Rome, Italy: Gremese Editore, 2003. ISBN 8873014968

John Daniell. Ava Gardner Ihre Filme - Ihr Leben. München, Germany: Wilhelm Heyne Verlag (Heyne Filmbibliothek), 1987. ISBN 3453001206

Charles Moritz, ed.. Current Biography Yearbook. New York: H.W. Wilson, 1965.

David Hanna. Ava: Portrait of a Star. New York: Putnams, 1960.

Charles Higham. Ava: A Life Story. New York: Delacorte, 1974. ISBN 0440013941

Andre Bernard, Jacques Siclier, Edgar Moore, Claude Gauteur. Ava Gardner. Paris, France: PAC Editions, 1976. ISBN 2853360202

Judith M. Kass. Ava Gardner. New York: Jove Publications, 1977. ISBN 0156094258

Matthew Rampling. Ava Gardner. Paris, France: Andre Balland, 1981.

John Daniell. Ava Gardner. New York: St. Martins Press, 1983. ISBN 0312062400

Roland Flamini. Ava: A Biography. New York: Coward, McCann & Geoghegan, 1983. ISBN 0698111230

Gilles Dagneau. Ava Gardner. Paris, France: PAC Editions, 1984.

Jane E. Wayne. Ava's Men: The Private Life of Ava Gardner. New York: St. Martins Press, 1990. ISBN 0312037945

Ava Gardner, with Alan Burgess & Kenneth Turan. My Story. New York: Bantam Books, 1990. ISBN 0553071343

Karin J. Fowler. Ava Gardner: A Bio-Bibliography. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1990. ISBN 0313267766

Lee Server. Ava Gardner. New York: St. Martin's Press, 2006. ISBN 0312312091

Alton Rivers. Love, Ava. New York: St. Martin's Press, 2007. ISBN -13:978-0-312-36279-9

Peter Evans and Ava Gardner. Ava Gardner: The Secret Conversations. New York City: Simon & Schuster, 2013. ISBN 9781451627695

Brady, John. Frank & Ava: In Love and War. New York: Thomas Dunne Books, 2015. ISBN 1250070910

Biographical movies
"Biography: Ava Gardner: Another Touch of Venus" (2004)

Portrayed in
The Rat Pack (1998) (TV)

Love and Betrayal: The Mia Farrow Story (1995) (TV)

Introducing Dorothy Dandridge (1999) (TV)

The Aviator (2004)

"Sinatra" (1992)

Cine Revue (France)5 August 1976, Vol. 56, Iss. 32, pg. 33-37, by: Henry Gris, "Ava Gardner"
Cine-Revue (Belgium)5 December 1974, Vol. 54, Iss. 49, pg. 10-17, by: Rowena Caldwell, "Le crepuscule de la «deesse sauvage» d'Hollywood"
Ciné-Revue (Belgium)22 February 1968, Vol. 48, Iss. 8, pg. 24-26, by: Gilbert Guez, "La star à l'âme nue"

Vanity Fair (USA)1 June 2013, Vol. 635, pg. 12, by: Vanity Fair, "Three Men and a Goddess"
Hollywood Life (USA)May 2006, Vol. 17, Iss. 3, pg. 94-97+108, by: Thomson, David, ""The Goddess Brought Down To Earth""
The Independent Arts and Books Review (UK)7 April 2006, pg. 14, by: Rhoda Koenig, "Fallen goddess"
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution (USA)17 August 2005, Vol. 57, Iss. 229, pg. E5, by: Bill Cissna, "N.C. town holds memories of star Ava Gardner"
Vimagazino (Greece)7 October 2001, Iss. 52, pg. 88-91, by: Eleni Pirgioti, "San to skilo me ti gata"
Talk (USA)December 1999, Vol. 1, Iss. 4, pg. 192-198+233-235, by: Rex Reed, "Ava What a Dame! (an oral history)"
Globe (USA)3 March 1998, "Dying Frank: I'm going to meet Ava!"
Le Soir (Belgium)29 March 1997, pg. 12, by: William Bourton, "La plus belle femme du monde?"
TV Serien-Hits (Germany)10 June 1992, Vol. 1, Iss. 13, pg. 24-25, by: Winfried Zimmermann, "Unter der Sonne Kaliforniens: Lug, Betrug und Ehedramen - Die unendliche Geschichte der Ewings"
Film Comment (USA)July 1990, Vol. 26, Iss. 4, pg. 33-38, by: Kathleen Murphy, "Farewell My Lovelies."
People (USA)12 February 1990, Vol. 33, Iss. 6, pg. 72-81, "Many Passions, No Regrets." [obituary]
The Annual Obituary (USA)1990, pg. 26-28. [obituary]
New York Times (USA)Iss. 26 January 1990, pg. D17, by: Peter B. Flint, [obituary]
Variety (USA)Iss. 31 January 1990, pg. 14, 47, 49, 51, by: Joseph McBride, [obituary]
The Annual Obituary (USA)Vol. 1990, pg. 26-28. [obituary]
Blanco y Negro (Spain)2 October 1988, Iss. 3614, pg. 102-108, by: Terenci Moix, "Ava Gardner"
Los Angeles Times (USA)Iss. 17 February 1985, Calendar, 22, by: Roderick Mann, "Ave Ava: A Maverick's Homecoming."
Ladies' Home Journal (USA)November 1974, Vol. 91, Iss. 11, pg. 45-48, 54, 170, by: Vernon Scott, "Ava."
Ladies' Home Journal (USA)July 1972, Vol. 89, Iss. 7, pg. 108-109, 129-134, by: Rowena Caldwell, "Twilight of a Goddess."
Films in Review (USA)June 1965, Vol. 16, Iss. 6, pg. 343-357, by: Mel Vincent, "Ava Gardner."
Ondas (Spain)15 August 1962, Vol. VIII, Iss. 233, pg. 43, by: Antonio D. Olano, "Mujeres in Madrid : Ava : El retrato"
Sir Knight (USA)February 1962, Vol. 3, Iss. 2, pg. 14-17, 48-49, by: Kurt Singer, "The Traumatic Life of Ava Gardner"
Good Housekeeping (USA)March 1961, Vol. 152, Iss. 3, pg. 68-69, 162-172, by: Rona Jaffe, "The Private Demons of Ava Gardner."
Mon Film - Le Film Complet (France)1 October 1958, Vol. # 632, pg. pg. 14, by: anonymous, "Les amours de nos vedettes : Ava Gardner, l'amoureuse de légende à la recherche du bonheur."
New Yorker (USA)26 April 1958, Vol. 34, Iss. 10, pg. 34-38, by: Robert Graves, "A Toast to Ava Gardner."
Look (USA)11 December 1956, Vol. 20, Iss. 25, pg. 102-106, by: Joe Hyans, "Ava Gardner in Search of Love."
Look (USA)27 November 1956, Vol. 20, Iss. 24, pg. 142-148, by: Joe Hyams, "The Private Hell of Ava Gardner."
Photoplay (USA)February 1952, Vol. 41 (n.s.), Iss. 2, pg. 37-41, 92-95, by: Ruth Waterbury, "The Life and Loves of Ava Gardner."
Motion Picture and Television Magazine (USA)November 1951, Vol. 82, Iss. 4, pg. 40-41+52, by: James Wandworth, "The strange case of Gardner-Sinatra"
Saturday Evening Post (USA)5 June 1948, Vol. 220, Iss. 49, pg. 32-33, 131-139, by: Pete Martin, "Tarheel Tornado."

Playboy Special Edition (USA)August 1999, pg. 28, by: staff, "Playboy's Sex Stars of the Century"
Playboy (USA)January 1999, Vol. 46, Iss. 1, pg. 105-128+214-220, by: D. Keith Mano, "Sex Stars Of The Century"
High Society (USA)October 1980, "Bath Tub Scenes"
Ciné-Revue (France)10 December 1970, Vol. 50, Iss. 50, pg. 4, by: Angelo Frontoni, "Le portrait d'Ava Gardner"
Yank (USA)6 August 1943

Magazine cover photo
Pazar (Turkey)15 February 1959, Iss. 125
Tempo (Italy)11 November 1958
Man to Man (USA)May 1956, Vol. 6, Iss. 12
Cine Mundo (Spain)1 April 1956, Vol. 5, Iss. 212
Festival (Italy)1953, Iss. 21
Motion Picture and Television Magazine (USA)November 1951, Vol. 82, Iss. 4
ABC Film Review (UK)August 1951
Wiener Melange (Austria)1949, Vol. 4, Iss. 3

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