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Bibliography:

Books:

Biographical:

  • Every Frenchman Has One by Olivia de Havilland (New York: Random House, 1962).
  • Olivia de Havilland by Judith Kass (New York: Pyramid, 1976).
  • Sisters: the story of Olivia de Havilland and Joan Fontaine by Charles Higham (New York: Coward-McCann, c1984).
  • Portret van Olivia de Havilland by J.A. Deelder (Amsterdam: Bezige Bij, 1985).

Other:

  • The Films of Olivia de Havilland by Tony Thomas (Secaucus, NJ: Citadel Press, 1983).

Referenced in:

  • The Women of Warner Brothers: The Lives and Careers of 15 Leading Ladies by Daniel Bubbeo (Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Co., 2002).
  • "A" Western Filmmakers: A Biographical Dictionary of Writers, Directors, Cinematographers, Composers, Actors and Actresses by Henryk Hoffmann (Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Co., Inc., 2000).
  • A Talent for Trouble: The Life of Hollywood's Most Acclaimed Director, William Wyler, by Jan Herman (Putnam Publishing Group, 1996).
  • The Great Movie Stars 1: The Golden Years by David Shipman (Boston:  Little, Brown & Co., 1995).
  • Forties Film Talk: Oral Histories of Hollywood by Doug McClelland (Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland & Co., Inc., 1992).
  • Contemporary Theatre, Film and Television (Detroit, MI: Gale Research Co., 1988).
  • No Bed of Roses by Joan Fontaine (New York: Morrow, 1978).
  • The Leading Ladies by James Robert Parish and Don E. Stanke (New Rochelle, NY: Arlington House, 1977).
  • My First Hundred Years in Hollywood by Jack L. Warner with Dean Jennings (New York: Random House, 1964).
  • Biographical Encyclopedia and Who's Who of the American Theatre (1966).
  • International Motion Picture Almanac (1966).
  • The Oscar People by George C. Likeness (1965).
  • National Cyclopedia of American Biography (1953-1959).
  • Who's Who in America (1966-7).

The Books/ Plays of her Films:

  • "A Midsummer Night's Dream" by William Shakespeare.
  • Captain Blood, His Odyssey by Rafael Sabatini (1900).
  • Anthony Adverse by Hervey Allen (1933).
  • "The Charge of the Light Brigade" (poem) by Alfred Lord Tennyson.
  • "Call It a Day" by Dodie Smith. 
  • "Elizabeth the Queen" by Maxwell Anderson.
         (inspiration for THE PRIVATE LIVES OF ELIZABETH AND ESSEX).
  • Gone With the Wind by Margaret Mitchell (1936).
  • Mr. Justice Raffles by E.W. Hornung (1909).
         (inspiration for RAFFLES).
  • Hold Back the Dawn by Ketti Frings (1940).
  • "One Sunday Afternoon" by James Hagen.
         (inspiration for THE STRAWBERRY BLONDE).
  • In This Our Life by Ellen Glasgow (1941).
  • "The Male Animal" by Elliott Nugent and James Thurber.
  • Snake Pit by Mary Jane Ward (1946).
  • "The Heiress" by Augustus and Ruth Goetz.
         (also Washington Square by Henry James).
  • My Cousin Rachel by Daphne Du Maurier (1952).
  • "That Lady" by Kate O'Brien (1949).
  • Not as a stranger by Morton Thompson
  • "Libel" by Edward Wooll (1934).
  • Whatever Happened to Cousin Charlotte? by Henry Farrell.
         (inspiration for HUSH... HUSH, SWEET CHARLOTTE).
  • The Adventurers by Harold Robbins.
  • The Swarm by Arthur Herzog, Jr. (1974).
For more information about locating any of the above books, visit this page: Classic Movie Merchandise: Books.

Articles:

Biographical:

  • "Olivia de Havilland."  Baseline Celebrity Biographies (1999).
  • "Olivia de Havilland."  Current Biography (1966): 74-76.
  • "Joan Fontaine and Olivia de Havilland."  Current Biography (1944): 210-215.

Features:

  • Thomson, David.  "Heiress Olivia."  LA Weekly (June 7, 2006).
  • "Proust Questionnaire: Olivia de Havilland."  Vanity Fair (March 2005): 454.
  • "Olivia and Oscar: Olivia de Havilland views her Hollywood heyday from her Parisian perch."  Los Angeles Times (March 23, 2003): E3.
  • "Walter Scott's Personality Parade." Parade Magazine (October 3, 1999): 4.
  • Lambert, G.  "The Making of Gone With the Wind." Atlantic 231.2 (February 1973): 48+.
  • Lambert, G.  "The Making of Gone With the Wind." Atlantic 231.3 (March 1973): 56+.
  • "The Lady's in Love with Love."  Photoplay 81.5 (May 1972): 74.
  • Raddatz, L.  "Olivia de Havilland Returns to Hollywood."  TV Guide 20.5 (29 January 1972): 12.
  • Chierichetti, D.  "Olivia in London."  Film Fan Monthly n.124 (October 1971): 3-8.
  • "Olivia de Havilland." Films Illustrated (United Kingdom) 1.4 (October 1971): 32.
  • "The Love Teams."  Screen Greats 1.2 (Summer 1971): 10.
  • "Come Out Fighting: Olivia de Havilland tells the full story behind the film you may never see."  Films and Filming (United Kingdom) 12.6 (March 1966): 19.
  • Doyle, Neil.  "Olivia de Havilland." Films in Review (February 1962): 71+.
  • "Romeo and Olivia."  Cue 20.9 (3 March 1951): 10.
  • Mann, M.  "No Wonder She's Happy."  Silver Screen 19.9 (July 1949): 30.
  • Fink, H.  "Her Feud with Joan Fontaine."  Photoplay n.31 (June 1947): 36.
  • Lane, L.  "No longer but a dream."  Silver Screen 17.5 (March 1947): 47.
  • Albert, Dora.  "Love, honor and obey."  Screenland (March 1947): 34+.
  • Holland, J.  "Olivia Catches Up."  Silver Screen 16.11 (September 1946): 58.
  • Parsons, L.O.  "Cosmopolitan's Citation for best performance of the month."  Cosmopolitan n.121 (July 1946): 67.
  • Wilson, E.  "What the Doctor Didn't Order."  Silver Screen 16.1 (November 1945): 32.
  • Hall, G.  "I Am Tired of my Past."  Silver Screen 14.5 (March 1944): 42.
  • Wilson, E.  "Olivia decides to reform."  Silver Screen 12.11 (September 1942): 28.
  • Wilson, E.  "It's too bad about Olivia..."  Silver Screen 12.1 (November 1941): 22.
  • Fletcher, Adele Whitley.  "Sister Act."  Photoplay combined with Movie Mirror (September 1941): 43+.
  • Hall, G.  "Olivia decides on a fling for herself."  Silver Screen 11.3 (January 1941): 22.
  • De Havilland, Olivia.  "Confessions of a Shy Girl."  Movie Mirror (November 1940): 62+.
  • De Havilland, Olivia.  "Confessions of a Shy Girl."  Movie Mirror (October 1940): 27+.
  • Service, F.  "Strange Pact!"  Silver Screen 10.2 (December 1939): 38.
  • Dillion, F.  "I won't marry an Irishman."  Screen Book 21.5 (December 1938): 28.
  • Wood, V.  "One of the fearless five."  Screen Book 19.4 (November 1937): 36.
  • Williams, W.  "How it's done."  Silver Screen 7.9 (July 1937): 24.
  • Caine, D.  "Beauty Secrets."  Motion Picture n.53 (February 1937): 16.
  • Reed, D.  "Ready for Love."  Silver Screen 7.4 (February 1937): 25.
  • Lee, S.  "Her success."  Motion Picture n.52 (September 1936): 38.

Other Citations:

  • Vanity Fair n.464 (April 1999): 152-202.
  • Stars (Belgium) n.26 (Summer 1996): 9-12.
  • Cine-Revue (Belgium) n.39 (29 September 1994): 28-29.
  • Classic Images n.209 (November 1992): C16-22.
  • Interview 17.2 (February 1987): 62-67.
  • Classic Images n.93 (March 1983): 20.
  • American Classic Screen 6.3 (May/June 1982): 34-37.
  • Films in Review 33.4 (April 1982): 193-4.
  • Cine-Revue (Belgium) 61.35 (27 August 1981): 7-11, 69.
  • Cine-Revue (Belgium) 60.16 (17 April 1980): 13-15.
  • Ecran (France) n.86. (15 December 1979): 47.
  • Ecran (France) n.79 (15 April 1979): 37.
  • Films in Review 29.2 (February 1978): 107.
  • TV Times (United Kingdom) 88.37 (8 September 1977): 67-68.
  • Cine-Revue (Belgium) 56.53 (30 December 1976): 10-13.
  • Film Dope (United Kingdom) n.10 (September 1976): 20-22.
  • Dialogue on Film 4.3 (December 1974): 2-25.
  • This Week (9 January 1966): 8.
  • New York Times (7 June 1964): II 9.
  • Picture Show (United Kingdom) 60.1562 (7 March 1953): 12.
  • Photoplay n.36 (August 1949): 39.
  • Photoplay n.34 (April 1949): 46.
  • Picturegoer (United Kingdom) 17.718 (11 September 1948): 11.
  • Silver Screen 18.4 (February 1948): 22.
  • Photoplay n.31 (October 1947): 70.
  • Picturegoer (United Kingdom) 15.651 (2 February 1946): 8.
  • Photoplay n.26 (April 1945): 42.
  • Photoplay (June 1944): 38-39,87.
  • Picture Show (United Kingdom) 48.1236 (6 May 1944).
  • Photoplay n.23 (September 1943): 50.
  • Photoplay n.21 (November 1942): 42.
  • Photoplay (January 1942): 26.
  • Picturegoer (United Kingdom) 10.525 (14 June 1941): 9.
  • Movies and People n.2 (1940): 12.
  • Film Weekly (United Kingdom) 21.552 (13 May 1939): 17,35.
  • Photoplay 52.9 (September 1938): 26-27,90.
  • Picturegoer (United Kingdom) 8.366 (28 May 1938): 24.
  • American Magazine n.124 (September 1937): 34.
  • Motion Picture n.54 (August 1937): 42.
  • Photoplay n.51 (August 1937): 6.
  • Film Weekly (United Kingdom) 19.462 (21 August 1937): 10-11.
  • Movie Classic n.11 (February 1937): 35.
  • Collier's n.99 (February 1937): 24+.
  • Photoplay 49.2 (February 1936): 51,110.
  • Movie Classic n.9 (October 1935): 15.

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