Jim's Reviews > Hellraisers: The Inebriated Life and Times of Richard Burton, Peter O'Toole, Richard Harris & Oliver Reed

Hellraisers by Robert Sellers
Rate this book
Clear rating

by
3061131
's review
Mar 03, 10

Read from January 19 to February 26, 2010

You'd think that reading about drunken antics of actors who became entitled through fame would be boring, but you'd only be right in regards to M. Reed. The others were actors that were drunks, whereas Reed is a drunk who acted. And the only Englishman of the three... Reed almost needed to be tacked on because he wrote the book on drinking badly. I feel sorry for Burton but then again was meant to. Some of the tangents on other drunk actors, such as Nigell Green, Lawrence Harvey and Trevor Howard made me wish for more; There should be an american version focusing on Lee Marvin, Robert Mitchum and Rachel Roberts.
likeflag

Sign into Goodreads to see if any of your friends have read Hellraisers.
sign in »

Reading Progress

02/02/2010 page 120
32.61% "I misplaced this book."

Comments (showing 1-1 of 1) (1 new)

dateDown_arrow    newest »

Mary McCoy Ha! I was about to recommend this one to you!


back to top