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Hollywood Candid: A Photographer Remembers
Contains 150 of, Hollywood photographer, Garrett's best photographs. The book includes previously unpublished photographs of Marilyn Monroe, Gary Cooper, Marlon Brando, Frank Sinatra, Bob Hope, Bing Crosby, Cary Grant, Gregory Peck, Ava Gardner, Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall, amongst others.
Hardcover, 176 pages
Published September 1st 2000 by Harry N. Abrams
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May 30, 2010 D.M. rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: suckers for the Golden Age of Hollywood; classic-celebrity buffs
Garrett was a photographer-for-hire during the Golden Age of Hollywood, and this book highlights his professional work -- from portraits & studio work to candid event shots. While I don't think his photography is anything special, he did manage to gain access to places and people that today give us a unique insight into the celebrities of the period. Accompanying the photos are anecdotes and memories from Garrett himself which, while often amusing, offer no real behind-the-scenes sense of hi ...more