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Hollywood horrors : murders, scandals, and cover-ups from Tinseltown  Cover Image Book Book

Hollywood horrors : murders, scandals, and cover-ups from Tinseltown


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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  • ISBN: 9781493060078
  • ISBN: 1493060074
  • ISBN: 9781493060085
  • Physical Description: print
    xii, 289 pages, 10 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 23 cm
  • Publisher: Guilford, Connecticut : Lyons Press, [2022]

Contents / Notes

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Introduction. Halcyon : origins of cinema -- Harbinger : scandals of the silent era -- Dead on arrival : Thomas Ince's birthday party -- Blood and oil : the trouble at Greystone -- The bombshell in Benedict Canyon : Jean Harlow and Paul Bern -- An aside : the production code -- The ruse : Loretta Young and Judy Lewis -- Ice cream blonde : Thelma Todd's last night yout -- Nightclubbing : the battle for Sunset Strip -- Hollywood before #MeToo : Errol Flynn's statutory rape trial -- The lost girl : Elizabeth Short's Hollywood -- The madam : Brenda Allen and her girls -- Stoned : Robert Mitchum's Laurel Canyon raid -- The ice queen's daughter : Lana Turner, Cheryl Crane, and Johnny Stompanato -- Elizabeth Taylor : Love, loss, and lust for life.
Subject: Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.) History
Motion picture industry California Los Angeles History
Scandals California Los Angeles History
Crime California Los Angeles History
Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.) Social life and customs
Manners and customs
Motion picture industry
California Los Angeles
California Los Angeles Hollywood
Genre: History.

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