Kenneth Anger's Hollywood Babylon II.

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"The all-new sequel to Kenneth Anger's controversial, classic movie book, Hollywood Babylon. Here is more down-and-dirty Tattletale Talk from Tinseltown, illustrated with hundreds of eye-popping, hitherto unseen photographs, by the man who turned filmland gossip into an art form. Originally published in the early 1960s in Paris (it was too hot for America at the time), Hollywood Babylon became an underground legend and bestseller throughout the world. Later editions made publishing history and readers are still savoring what The New York Times called that 'delicious box of poisoned bonbons,' a truly prodigious anthology of star-studded scandal. But Anger's fans want MORE--and it has taken him years to gather these scathing scandals, these tasty tidbits of movie lore, many of them unrecounted before. In Hollywood Babylon II you will read about Attila the Nun, a famous 'blue-blooded' star with skeletons in--and out of!--her closet. 'Closely Watched Blondes' reveals some naughty goings-on between Alfred Hitchcock and one of his favorite stars, Grace ('Princess Disgrace') Kelly 'The Magic of Self-Murder,' a tour-de-force of Hollywood reporting, is a fascinating, exhaustive autopsy on the hundreds of stars who did themselves in (How many ''Triple S' movies--in which three stars offed themselves--can you name? One is All About Eve...). And in 'Death Valley Days' Ronald Reagan brings Hollywood Babylon to Washington, where he threatens us with. 'the ultimate picture show: Hollywood Armageddon.' Not merely another exposť, Hollywood Babylon II, like its famous predecessor, is a bittersweet glance, past and present, at the fabled and foibled stars in their orbits. The dazzling pictures alone are worth the price of admission."--Dust jacket.

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A Walk on the Dead Side
Getting Glorias Goat
Killer Kelly

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