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Hollywood is a Four Letter Town

3.05  ·  Rating details ·  20 Ratings  ·  5 Reviews
Paperback, 293 pages
Published 1977 by Avon Books (first published January 1st 1976)
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Sean
Jan 10, 2013 rated it liked it
James Bacon composes this memoir highlighting his more colorful and interesting personal experiences throughout his Hollywood career and life as a reporter, author, and actor. Focusing on the stars and starlets of Hollywood's Golden Age of the 1950's, Bacon shares highly amusing stories of times spent with names that are legendary today. I discovered this book some time ago, going through a box of my grandmother's old books, she, like my mother, was a great reader. Nights of epic drinking and ca ...more
Karen-Leigh
Mar 08, 2018 rated it liked it
Insider view of Hollywood.
Michael Martin
Jul 02, 2014 rated it did not like it
Repellent, misogynistic, racist (imagine a book that finds humor in the use of "wetback"), homophobic, and just generally smug. I hated every page of this book, but did finish reading it. Suffice to say, the lengthiest chapters are those that deal with celebrities (Marilyn Monroe being one of them)who are no longer around to take issue with the porcine author's lewd tales.

If I could have given this book NO stars, I would have.
One for the recycling bin.
M.a.
Oct 23, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Not all that well-written but great stories of old Hollywood.
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Oct 25, 2016 rated it really liked it
Entertaining Hollywood stuff that actually names names.
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