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Vanity Fair's Hollywood

4.12 of 5 stars 4.12  ·  rating details  ·  126 ratings  ·  8 reviews
"Vanity Fair's Hollywood" offers a lavish visual history of a place that has commanded worldwide attention for decades with its opulent lifestyle, glamorous stars, trendsetting fashions, and above all, for movies. Depicting a century of film power and allure through top-notch photography and witty prose, this elegant book captures the Hollywood mystique that has fascinated ...more
Hardcover, 320 pages
Published October 23rd 2000 by Studio (first published 2000)
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Jul 01, 2010 D.M. rated it 5 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: movie buffs; Hollywood fanatics; people with an eye for an entertaining coffee-table book
The back cover blurb opens with 'Here is the ultimate Hollywood book,' and that's not far off. Though it could easily be dismissed (as one reviewer here did) as a collection of glossy photos of pretty people, it's really more than that.
The photos are spectacular, ranging from occasional movie stills and behind-the-scenes shots to highly-regarded portraiture from the likes of Annie Liebowitz. Subjects range from the reprehensible empire-maker Ted Turner to a very young Drew Barrymore, from Joan &
Contains beautiful black-and-white pictures of old Hollywood and some iconic color pictures by famous photographer Anne Leibowitz
Anna  (Bananas!)
This is the magazine that made me stand up and take notice of Annie Leibovitz, and I've been a fan ever since. Lots of great photographs in this collection. It's work the buy.
There weren't any photographs of MY favorite stars, so for me, it was just okay.
Breanne got me this lovely lovely book for Christmas one year. Go Breanne!
sad. i know
Glossy pictures of (mostly) pretty people. The. End.
Michelle Saar
I need a better photographer
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