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Five Fav Ava Gardner Films

by loveless created on Jul 2, 2013 (a list of 5 films )
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My favorite Ava Gardner movies.
1. The Night of the Iguana
The Night of the Iguana is a 1964 film based on the 1961 play The Night of the Iguana by Tennessee Williams. Directed by John Huston, it starred Richard Burton, Ava Gardner, and Deborah Kerr. It won the 1964 Academy Award for Best Costume Design, and was nominated for the Academy Awards for Best Art... read more...
2. My Forbidden Past
My Forbidden Past is a 1951 film directed by Robert Stevenson. It stars Robert Mitchum and Ava Gardner.. Adapted from Polan Banks novel Carriage Entrance by Leopold Atlas. Read article at Wikipedia read more...
3. On the Beach
On the Beach (1959) is a post-apocalyptic drama film based on Nevil Shute's 1957 novel of the same name. The film features Gregory Peck (USS Sawfish captain Dwight Lionel Towers), Ava Gardner (Moira Davidson), Fred Astaire (scientist Julian—John in the novel—Osborne) and Anthony Perkins (Royal A... read more...
4. The Sun Also Rises
The Sun Also Rises is a 1957 film adaptation of the Ernest Hemingway novel of the same name, with the screenplay written by Peter Viertel. It starred Tyrone Power, Ava Gardner, Mel Ferrer and Errol Flynn. Much of it was filmed on location in France and Spain in Cinemascope and color by Deluxe. A hig... read more...
5. East Side, West Side
East Side, West Side (1949) is a melodramatic crime film, starring Barbara Stanwyck as a wronged wife and Ava Gardner in one of her earliest roles.Wealthy socialite Brandon Bourne can't resist cheating on his faithful wife, Jessie. He renews an acquaintance with an old flame, Isabel Lorrison, who sc... read more...