Lanham, Md. : Taylor Trade Pub. : Distributed by National Book Network, 2007
1st Taylor Trade Publishing edDescription:
vi, 301 p.,  p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm ISBN/ISSN:
9781589793200 (cloth : alk. paper), 158979320X (cloth : alk. paper), Language:
Preview of coming attractions -- Act I -- An "island" of their own -- Lawdy, lawdy, they got bawdy! -- The movies discover the bad guys but, only John Dillinger discovers the movies -- Liquor, loose women, and gambling (oh my!) -- Forgive us our press passes -- The last corruption of Los Angeles (for the moment) -- Act II -- The first starf***ers probe for weakness, then take the money and run -- The punk got it right -- Mob? in Hollywood they do it bigger and better, and everybody has a piece of the action -- Bioff and Browne -- Intermission 1 (and a brief clarification) -- The gangster played the actor playing the gangster (or something like that) -- Lucrezia Borgia meets Al Capone in a theater near you -- Hello, George, goodbye, Tommy -- "Hot toddy" -- How do you corrupt them down in L.A. when their hands are in your pockets? -- Kiss the girl and make her die -- Intermission 2 -- Longy had a little locket -- Act III -- So, what did happen with Bioff, Browne, Schenck, and the others? -- Intermission 3 -- Julia Jean, Johnny, Mickey, and Cheryl, the romance from hell -- Marilyn, the greatest mob hit that never was -- I'm not friendly with the mob; I just play someone in the White House who is
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