Knowledge Identifier: +David_O._Selznick
George Cukor - As a child, Cukor appeared in several amateur plays and took dance lessons, and at the age of seven he performed in a recital with David O. Selznick, who in later years would become a mentor and friend.
He studied at Columbia University and worked as an apprentice for his father until the elder's bankruptcy in 1923
He left MGM for Paramount Pictures in 1928, where he worked until 1931, when he joined RKO as Head of Production
In 1933 he returned to MGM to establish a second prestige production unit, parallel to that of Irving Thalberg, who was in poor health
In 1935 he realized that goal by forming Selznick International Pictures and distributing his films through United Artists
Eric G. Stacey - In 1936, Stacey began a relationship with David O. Selznick in which he would serve as First Assistant Director on all the feature films of Selznick International Pictures, including "Little Lord Fauntleroy," "The Garden of Allah," , "A Star is Born," , "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer," , "Made for Each Other," , "The Young In Heart," "Gone With The Wind," , and "Rebecca"
Richard Carlson - His first film role was in the 1938 David O. Selznick comedy "The Young in Heart"
Jamaica Inn (film) - In March 1939, Hitchcock moved to Hollywood to begin his contract with David O. Selznick
Arthur Fiedler - In 1946, he conducted the Boston Pops in one of the first American recordings devoted to excerpts from a film score, Dmitri Tiomkin's music for the David O. Selznick Technicolor epic "Duel in the Sun"; RCA Victor released an album of ten-inch 78-rpm discs complete with photographs from the film
B movie - In 1946, independent producer David O. Selznick brought his bloated-budget spectacle "Duel in the Sun" to market with heavy nationwide promotion and wide release
Inga Arvad - In January 1946 David O. Selznick sent Arvad on a tour of twenty-five to thirty American cities to promote "Duel in the Sun"
Notorious (1946 film) - "Notorious" started life as a David O. Selznick production, but by the time it hit American screens in August 1946, it bore the RKO studio's logo
The film was the second highest grossing film of 1947 and turned out to be the first movie that Martin Scorsese would see, inspiring Scorsese's director's career
Worldvision was purchased by Taft in 1979 and sold to Aaron Spelling in 1988
In 1994, Worldvision was incorporated into Republic Pictures and Spelling sold to Viacom
Jerry Bruckheimer - Bruckheimer received the ShoWest Producer of the Year *award in 1998 and in 2000 the Producers Guild honored him with the David O. Selznick *award for Lifetime Achievement