The Story of Hollywood: An Illustrated History Details The Story of Hollywood follows Hollywood from its dusty origins to its glorious rise to stardom. Lavishly illustrated with over 800 vintage images from the author’s private collection, the book tells the complete story of Hollywood including its eventual decline and urban renewal. Both the playground of […]
Hollywood’s Unhappiest Endings: Legends Never Die Updated Details Hollywood…where dreams can become reality and also be shattered just as quickly. Hollywood has so many stories to tell and, unfortunately, so many of them do not have happy endings. From Marilyn Monroe to posthumous Oscar winner Heath Ledger, this book lays bare some of the myths […]
Hollywood Details 1937. Garson Kanin arrives in Hollywood with a dream to direct for the silver screen. Through Kanin’s delightful anecdotes and vivid storytelling, we experience the Golden Age of Hollywood from Kanin’s first job with motion-picture producer, Samuel Goldwyn, through Judy Holliday’s Academy-Award winning performance in the film of his successful Broadway play Born […]
The Hollywood Book of Death: The Bizarre, Often Sordid, Passings of More than 125 American Movie and TV Idols Details Discover the tantalizing details of Hollywood’s famous and infamous fatalities The death of a celebrity is often as fascinating as–and sometimes more fascinating than–a star’s actual life. From the grisly end of Sharon Tate at […]
Hollywood Details “Wicked and provocative…Vidal’s purview of Hollywood in one of its golden ages is fascinating.” —Chicago Tribune In his brilliant and dazzling new novel, Gore Vidal sweeps us into one of the most fascinating periods of American political and social change. The time is 1917. In Washington, President Wilson is about to lead the […]
Hollywood Babylon: The Legendary Underground Classic of Hollywood’s Darkest and Best Kept Secrets Details Originally published in Paris, this is a collection of Hollywood’s darkest and best kept secrets from the pen of Kenneth Anger, a former child movie actor who grew up to become one of America’s leading underground film-makers.
Hollywood in Kodachrome Details Hollywood in Kodachrome is a stunning portfolio of the stars of Hollywood’s Golden Age, captured in rich, deeply saturated color photographs reproduced from original Kodachrome negatives and curated by collector David Wills and designer Stephen Schmidt, the creative team behind Marilyn Monroe: Metamorphosis and Audrey: The 60s. From Elizabeth Taylor, Ava […]