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Gardner, Ava 1922-1990

Works: 665 works in 1,862 publications in 10 languages and 30,114 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Biography  Musical films  Action and adventure films  Romance films  Film noir  Detective and mystery films  Crime films  History 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Singer, Costume designer, Other, Artist, Interviewee
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Ava Gardner
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Most widely held works by Ava Gardner
Ernest Hemingway's The snows of Kilimanjaro by Ernest Hemingway( Visual )

182 editions published between 1952 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 2,293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A famous writer, recovering from injuries on east Africa's Mount Kilimanjaro, reflects on whether any meaning can be found in his life
Show boat by George Sidney( Visual )

57 editions published between 1951 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 2,287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Musical extravaganza which celebrates the loves and heartbreaks of a Mississippi riverboat troupe, starting with a young girl whose heart is stolen by a dashing gambler
On the beach by Nevil Shute( Visual )

39 editions published between 1959 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,471 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Radioactive fallout from a nuclear war has wiped out the entire northern hemisphere, with the exception of Australia. With fallout expected momentarily, the Australians review their lives, establish new relationships and prepare for their tragic demise
The night of the iguana by John Huston( Visual )

35 editions published between 1963 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 1,315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A defrocked, alcoholic, and emotionally-troubled minister struggles with his desire for earthly pleasures as a tour guide in Mexico. Shepherding a busload of school teachers and one libidinous 18-year old girl, he becomes entangled with the teen, suffers a nervous breakdown when discovered, and strands the group at the remote and rundown seaside hotel of his old friend Maxine. As his emotional state continues to unravel, and the group's problems increase, the hotel is joined by a travelling artist and her aged poet father, with their own secret troubles
The Bible : in the beginning by John Huston( Visual )

43 editions published between 1966 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 982 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Depicts the first 22 chapters of Genesis on an epic scale, including the story of man's creation, his fall, his survival, and his indomitable faith in the future
Ernest Hemingway's The killers( Visual )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in English and held by 915 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Melodramatic thrillers based on the Hemingway story about two hit men and their target, who accepts his fate as though he were already dead
Seven days in May( Visual )

13 editions published between 1964 and 2015 in English and held by 816 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"It happens with startling swiftness and violence. An armed cadre seizes state control. Fortunately, a coup d'etat can't happen here. Or can it? ... At odds are a popular general and Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman and an unpopular President with a pacifist agenda. At stake is the survival of the Republic. A vigilant colonel uncovers the scheme. But are the seven fateful days ahead enough time to derail a disaster?"--Container
The barefoot contessa by Joseph L Mankiewicz( Visual )

41 editions published between 1954 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 781 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With extraordinary beauty, talent and grace, Spanish dancer Maria Vargas was born to be a star. Aided by American movie director Harry Dawes, she attains great success and fortune in Hollywood's land of dreams. But, though she gives her all for stardom, there is one thing Maria will never compromise - her soul. No matter what the cost, she will dance to no one's music but her own
Mogambo by John Ford( Visual )

46 editions published between 1953 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 666 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Victor Marswell runs a big game trapping company in Kenya. Eloise Kelly is ditched there, and an immediate attraction happens between them. Then Mr. and Mrs. Nordley show up for their gorilla documenting safari. Mrs. Nordley is not infatuated with her husband any more, and takes a liking to Marswell
The sun also rises by Henry King( Visual )

16 editions published between 1957 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 599 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of Americans that have become friends because of the war, spend their time in Europe in 1922, still living as if every day was their last
The life and times of Judge Roy Bean by Paul Newman( Visual )

10 editions published between 1972 and 2003 in English and held by 492 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roy Bean is a self-made man and saloon-keeper who proclaims himself the law west of the Pecos River, and becomes known as the "Hanging Judge," though he wasn't a judge at all. He writes admiring letters to actress Lily Langtry and makes his own kind of frontier justice in Texas
Earthquake by Mark Robson( Visual )

28 editions published between 1974 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 464 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the most catastrophic earthquake of all time rips through Southern California, it levels Los Angeles and sends shock waves through the lives of all who live there
Ava Gardner : the secret conversations by Peter Evans( Book )

7 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 441 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ava Gardner was one of Hollywood's great stars during the 1940s and 1950s, an Oscar-nominated leading lady who co-starred with Clark Gable, Burt Lancaster, and Humphrey Bogart, among others. Born poor in rural North Carolina, Gardner was given a Hollywood tryout thanks to a stunning photo of her displayed in a shop window. Faithfully recording Ava's reminiscences in this book, Peter Evans describes their late-night conversations when Ava, having had something to drink and unable to sleep, was at her most candid. So candid, in fact, that when she read her own words, she backed out and halted the book. Only now, years after her death, could this frank and revealing memoir be published
Show boat : original motion picture soundtrack by Jerome Kern( Recording )

4 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in English and held by 427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the immortal musical play by Jerome Kern, Oscar Hammerstein II
Ernest Hemingway's the killers by Robert Siodmak( Visual )

56 editions published between 1946 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two professional killers invade a small town and kill a gas station attendant, who was expecting them. An insurance investigator pursues the case against the orders of his boss, who considers it trivial. Weaving together threads of the slain gas station attendant's life, the investigator uncovers a complex tale of treachery and crime, all linked with a gorgeous and mysterious woman
55 days at Peking by Nicholas Ray( Visual )

67 editions published between 1962 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A small handful of European men, women, and children from eleven foreign delegations become trapped and beseiged during the Chinese Boxer Rebellion of 1900
Pandora and the Flying Dutchman by Albert Lewin( Visual )

21 editions published between 1950 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pandora Reynolds (Gardner) is a nightclub singer on vacation in Spain, with whom all men fall hopelessly in love. But Pandora, never having known true love, is indifferent to her suitors' affections. Until, one evening, she swims out to a mysterious yacht and meets its captain--a Dutchman named Hendrick van der Zee (Mason)
Knights of the Round Table by Richard Thorpe( Visual )

32 editions published between 1953 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Arthur Pendragon, King of all England, whose reign and company of knights are dedicated to the ideals of peace, justice, and chivalry. Lancelot, the king's favorite knight, and his beautiful Queen Guinevere are torn between their secret love for each other and their loyalty to Arthur
One touch of Venus by William A Seiter( Visual )

19 editions published between 1948 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young window dresser's problems begin when he kisses a statue of Venus, which comes to life. This Venus turns out to be the genuine article on an earthly assignment. Her presence causes everyone around her to fall in love, except for the window dresser, who is terrified of her advances toward him. The young man suddenly becomes the object of a furious employer and a jealous fiancée
Greatest classic films collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seven brides for seven brothers (1954, 102 min.): Adam is the eldest of seven brothers who goes to town to get a wife. He convinces Milly to marry him that same day. They return to his backwoods home where she discover he has six brothers - all living in his cabin. Milly sets out to reform the uncouth siblings, who are anxious to get wives of their own. Adam reads about the Roman capture of the Sabine women and develops an inspired solution to his brothers' loneliness
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