6 wins & 1 nomination.
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2 Biographical Movies |
7 Print Biographies |
7 Portrayals |
1 Interview |
8 Articles |
1 Pictorial |
Oliver Jeffries | David Selznick
6' 1" (1.85 m)
Did You Know?
Actors used to accept discipline. I've called [John Barrymore
] into my office for not knowing his lines; he was contrite and apologetic. I had to speak to Leslie Howard
, who was embarrassing Vivien Leigh
by not being prepared for a scene. But you never had to speak again. They recognized their fault and corrected it.
In 1935, Greta Garbo
signed a contract with MGM, saying only Irving Thalberg
and Selznick could supervise her pictures. After the surprise success of Anna Karenina
(1935) with Garbo, Selznick announced that he was leaving MGM to start his own company. Garbo begged him to stay at MGM, saying he could solely produce her pictures. Selznick turned down her offer, saying he had bigger ambitions. It is...
His ubiquitous memos.