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Farrow, Ronan

Summary: In 2017, a routine network television investigation led Ronan Farrow to a story only whispered about: one of Hollywood's most powerful producers was a predator, protected by fear, wealth, and a conspiracy of silence. As Farrow drew closer to the truth, shadowy operatives, from high-priced lawyers to elite war-hardened spies, mounted a secret campaign of intimidation, threatening his career,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 331.4 FAR

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 331.4 FAR

Sarlot, Raymond R.

Summary: Presents a history of the well-known Los Angeles hotel, along with stories and anecdotes of the famous actors and celebrities who have stayed there from its opening in 1929 up to the present day.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 647.95794 SAR

Bailey, Mark

Summary: From the frontier days of silent film up to the wild auteur period of the 1970s, Mark Bailey has pillaged the vaults of Hollywood history and lore to dig up the true--and often surprising--stories of seventy of our most beloved actors, directors, and screenwriters at their most soused

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 979 BAI

Rifkind, Donna

Summary: "The little-known story of screenwriter Salka Viertel, whose salons in 1930s and 40s Hollywood created a refuge for a multitude of famous figures who had escaped the horrors of World War ll. Hollywood was created by its "others"; that is, by women, Jews, and immigrants. Salka Viertel was all three and so much more. She was the screenwriter for five of Greta Garbo's movies and also her most...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Other Press 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 VIERTEL, SALKA RIF

Van Landingham, Andrea

Summary: "Features known and lesser-known stories from Hollywood such as the Black Dahlia murder, Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle's trial for the murder of Virginia Rappe, Johnny Stompanato's murder, and more"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Lyons Press 2022

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2 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 384 VAN

Black, Teri Bailey

Summary: "1938. The Golden Age of Hollywood. Palm trees and movie stars. Film studios pumping out musicals, westerns, and gangster films at a furious pace. Everyone wants to be a star--except society girl and aspiring astronomer Kate Hildebrand, who'd rather study them in the night sky. She's already famous after a childhood tragedy turned her into a newspaper headline. What she craves is stability. But...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Tor Teen 2020

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Summary: Novelist Joe and his actress wife Sally throw a party to celebrate the sixth anniversary of their turbulent marriage. At the party both guests and hosts start telling each other the truth-- something rarely heard in Hollywood.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Line Home Entertainment 2002

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1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY ANN

Stein, Jean.

Summary: "An epic, mesmerizing oral history of Hollywood and Los Angeles by the author of the contemporary classic Edie; Jean Stein influenced the art of oral history in her groundbreaking book Edie : American Girl, an indelible portrait of Andy Warhol 'superstar' Edie Sedgwick. Now, in West of Eden, Stein turns her lens toward the city Sedgwick came from--Los Angeles--and a mythic cast of fortune...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 979 STE

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