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Title:
Lost Hollywood
Author:
Wallace, David.
Personal Author:
Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
New York : LA Weekly Book for St. Martin's Press, 2001.
Physical Description:
x, 194 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
Contents:
Gower Gulch, Hollywood's ground zero -- Mr. Movies, Cecil B. Demille and filmmaking in Hollywood's golden age -- You were where you lived, Mr. Whitley's neighborhood -- Intolerance and the fickleness of fame -- Rudolph Valentino, his villa, and the wife from hell -- The year Hollywood nearly died, 1922 -- America's Buckinham Palace, Doug and Mary's Pickfair -- "You ain't heard nothin' yet", sound arrives -- Hollywood's hotel, heaven for some -- Xanadu by the sea, Marion Davies and William Randolph Hearst's ocean house -- The garden al Allah, the apple in Hollywood's Eden -- from rags to riches via "the White slave trade", Louis B. Mayer and the contract system -- Hollywood's billboard, the Hollywood sign -- God and Mammon in the modern Babylon, Hollywood and religion -- The second oldest profession, Hollywood and gossip -- Hollywood houses, reality and illusion -- Wheels of fame, getting around town with pizzazz -- Hijinks on the high seas, Hollywood's elite set sail -- The haven of the homeless, Hollywood's intellectural elite -- Paper palms and chocolate sodas, dining and dancing -- Through Hollywood's glamour days and nights -- Nine million cups of coffee, Hollywood goes to war -- The lamps of Hollywood, decay and rebirth of the capital of dreams.
ISBN:
9780312261955
Format :
Book

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