David O Selznick David O Selznick May , June , was an American film producer, screenwriter and film studio executive He is best known for producing Gone with the Wind and Rebecca , both earning him an Academy Award for Best Picture. David O Selznick David O Selznick was a son of the silent movie producer Lewis J Selznick.David studied at Columbia University until his father lost his fortune in the s David started work as an MGM script reader, shortly followed by becoming an assistant to Harry Rapf.He left MGM to work at Paramount then RKO. David O Selznick About David O Selznick American On December , , David O Selznick burned down Atlanta On the back of his Culver City studio, Selznick had begun filming what would be his and Hollywood s greatest triumph, GONE WITH THE David O Selznick Producer Biography Watch videoDavid O Selznick was a Hollywood film producer who made a huge string of hits in the s through the s, including Gone with the Wind Born on May , , in David O Selznick, , Producer Of Gone With the Wind , Dies June , OBITUARY David O Selznick, , Producer Of Gone With the Wind , Dies Special to The New York Times HOLLYWOOD, June David O Selznick, one of the leading producers in the motion picture industry, died of a coronary occlusion this afternoon at Mount Sinai Hospital. David O Selznick Find A Grave Memorial Selznick also won the Oscar for Best Picture, for the film Rebecca, being the first producer to win Best Picture Oscars two years in a row In , Selznick sold off his interest in GWTW for , to John Hay Whitney, which has to rank as one of his worst decisions, since the film has continued to make money in re releases David O Selznick Encyclopedia David Oliver Selznick Best known for the film Gone With the Wind, producer David Selznick launched the careers of film legends Katharine Hepburn, Vivien Leigh, Ingrid Bergman, Gregory Peck, and Jennifer Jones.Many of his films from the s and s are considered to be classics David Selznick was born on May , , in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. David O Selznick filmography David O Selznick was an American motion picture producer whose work consists of three short subjects, feature films, and one television production made between and He is perhaps most notable as the producer of the epic Gone With the Wind Selznick was born in Pittsburgh and educated in public schools in Brooklyn and Manhattan. Kevin Feige To Be Honored With PGA s David O Selznick The Producers Guild of America PGA will honor Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige with the David O Selznick Achievement Award. David O Selznick s Former Beverly Hills Estate Lists for The ghosts of Hollywood s past went on sale this week in the form of Oscar winning producer David O Selznick s former Beverly Hills home on Summit Drive, which just hit the market for .