Hollywood Babylon

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Straight Arrow Books, 1975 - Biography & Autobiography - 292 pages
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From Chaplin to Garland, this shocking classic uncovers the film capital's history of sex, drugs, violence and tragedy. Hundreds of rare photos.

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The writing is horrible. - Goodreads
If anything,I LOVE the pictures. - Goodreads
Lots of garish, ghoulish tales (with pictures!) - Goodreads
But, it was educational for me. - Goodreads
Oh, and it has flashy pictures! - Goodreads
Research was probably minimal. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Dan Saniski - Goodreads

Covers the sickness at the heart of producing fantasy worlds. Lots of garish, ghoulish tales (with pictures!) and definitely worth a spin. Read full review

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User Review  - Bruce Spangler - Goodreads

The facts in the book are interesting but it is not well written at all. Of course, the book was copywrited in 1975 and at that time probably many of the events related to in the book were fresher in the readers' minds. Read full review


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