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David O. Selznick was a Hollywood film producer who made a huge string of hits in the 1930s through the 1950s, including Gone with the Wind.
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Born in Pennsylvania in 1902, David O. Selznick moved to Hollywood in 1926, and in the next 10 years he advanced from script reader to producer. Many of his outstanding pictures of the 1930s were extravagant melodramas, such as A Star Is Born (1937), or meticulous adaptations of literary classics, such as David Copperfield (1935). Selznick is best remembered for Gone with the Wind (1939), which won 10 Academy Awards in 1940.
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