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Hollywood's Most Wanted: The Top 10 Book of Lucky Breaks, Prima Donnas, Box Office Bombs, and Other Oddities (Brassey's Most Wanted)

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Warren Beatty??'s first job was as a rat catcher in a Washington, D.C., theater. When Jack Nicholson first arrived in Hollywood, he sorted fan mail for the cartoon characters Tom and Jerry. Alan Ladd was discovered operating a hotdog stand outside a studio. For his fifty-fifth birthday, John Barrymore was given a naked woman wrapped in cellophane. George Hamilton used to throw away his socks after wearing them only once. Tough guy Charles Bronson was so poor as a kid that he wore his sister??'s hand-me-down dresses. Judy Garland was turned down for a role in the Our Gang comedies. Ronald Reagan rejected the role of Rick in Casablanca, later made famous by Humphrey Bogart. Jean Acker locked ???the Great Lover, ??? Rudolph Valentino, out of their honeymoon suite on their wedding night. Errol Flynn had a trick chair in his house with a cushion that when touched became a giant inflatable penis.The history of Hollywood is filled with the strange, bizarre, and the unbelievable. The seventy lists in Hollywood's Most Wanted???describe in amusing detail Hollywood??'s top-ten worst movies, most dreadful performances, biggest bombs, funniest real names, sexiest blonde bombshells, most intriguing mysteries, most audacious publicity stunts, oddest couples, most inauspicious debuts, weirdest pre-acting jobs, most scandalous behavior, strangest deaths, and more.

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Chronicles the dubious feats of 700 of the most outrageous actors, directors, and movie moguls

Synopsis:

Warren Beatty's first job was as a rat catcher in a Washington, D.C., theater. When Jack Nicholson first arrived in Hollywood, he sorted fan mail for the cartoon characters Tom and Jerry. Alan Ladd was discovered operating a hotdog stand outside a studio. For his fifty-fifth birthday, John Barrymore was given a naked woman wrapped in cellophane. George Hamilton used to throw away his socks after wearing them only once. Tough guy Charles Bronson was so poor as a kid that he wore his sister's hand-me-down dresses. Judy Garland was turned down for a role in the Our Gang comedies. Ronald Reagan rejected the role of Rick in CASABLANCA, later made famous by Humphrey Bogart. Jean Acker locked "the Great Lover," Rudolph Valentino, out of their honeymoon suite on their wedding night. Errol Flynn had a trick chair in his house with a cushion that when touched became a giant inflatable penis.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781574884807
Subtitle:
P
Author:
Conner, Floyd
Publisher:
Potomac Books
Location:
Washington, D.C.
Subject:
Reference
Subject:
Film - General
Subject:
Film - History & Criticism
Subject:
Motion pictures
Subject:
Film & Video - History & Criticism
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Series:
Brassey's Most Wanted
Series Volume:
no. 8899
Publication Date:
September 2002
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
304
Dimensions:
8.05x5.01x.78 in. .61 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Chronicles the dubious feats of 700 of the most outrageous actors, directors, and movie moguls
"Synopsis" by , Warren Beatty's first job was as a rat catcher in a Washington, D.C., theater. When Jack Nicholson first arrived in Hollywood, he sorted fan mail for the cartoon characters Tom and Jerry. Alan Ladd was discovered operating a hotdog stand outside a studio. For his fifty-fifth birthday, John Barrymore was given a naked woman wrapped in cellophane. George Hamilton used to throw away his socks after wearing them only once. Tough guy Charles Bronson was so poor as a kid that he wore his sister's hand-me-down dresses. Judy Garland was turned down for a role in the Our Gang comedies. Ronald Reagan rejected the role of Rick in CASABLANCA, later made famous by Humphrey Bogart. Jean Acker locked "the Great Lover," Rudolph Valentino, out of their honeymoon suite on their wedding night. Errol Flynn had a trick chair in his house with a cushion that when touched became a giant inflatable penis.
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