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Paul Newman, the Man Behind the Baby Blues: His Secret Life Exposed
This is a pioneering and posthumous biography of a charismatic icon of Tinseltown whose rule over the hearts of American moviegoers lasted for more than half a century. It's loaded with never-before-published revelations that look behind the innocent-looking baby blues that enthralled the movie-going public. He became one of the most potent, desirable, and ambiguous sex sy ...more
ebook, 550 pages
Published August 16th 2009 by Blood Moon Productions
(first published July 25th 2009)
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As Porter's Hollywood exposes go, this one is not that different, just way over the top. It could have used a good fact-checker, but when most of your material is hearsay to start with, I guess why bother? Good dirt is good dirt, though, and for those who get vicarious enjoyment that way, this will do nicely.
Stupid and pointless.I thought it was juicy at first, but it ridiculously focused on who Paul was sleeping with at every moment of his career. The "secret" in the title is that he had sex with a lot of the goodlooking male actors who were around him.
Jan 10, 2011 Raymond rated it it was ok · review of another edition
Darwin Porter’s Paul Newman-The Man behind the Baby Blues, His Secret Life Exposed. This is the second of Mr. Porter’s exposes, the first being about Merv Griffin, I have read. Like the Griffin book it is chock full of names of the women and men with whom Paul Newman slept. Also like the Griffin book, all the people reported, or reporting, are dead and not to be checked for accuracy. Remember this small caveat as you’re reading and you should have great fun. There are some names, here, that even ...more