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Wide-Eyed in Babylon

3.22  ·  Rating details ·  50 Ratings  ·  5 Reviews
Book by Milland, Ray
Mass Market Paperback, 280 pages
Published September 12th 1975 by Ballantine Books (first published 1974)
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Amanda
Jul 07, 2008 rated it really liked it
Shelves: film
I didn't even know he wrote an autobiography, but I stumbled upon it at my local library. It was a great read and quite funny. He talks about his childhood in the English countryside, going to military school and then making it into the film business. I would highly recommend it!
Lisa
Apr 17, 2015 rated it it was ok
I have to say I was disappointed in this 1974 memoir by Academy-award winning actor Ray Milland. He comes across as the stereotypical old man who comes out of his house and yells at the neighborhood kids to be quiet. A product of the times in which it was published, he complains at length in several areas of the book about those unwashed, disgusting hippies. Obviously he was one of those men who thought that young men who had long hair were pinko commies.

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Liedzeit
Sep 26, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Milland is my favorite actor. And connected with this book is the only occasion when I could believe in a benevolent God. I was in London and I found this book on the shelf of the apartment I was staying in. And for once in my life I was really tempted to steal this book. I resisted. And the very next day I found this book literally on the street, where a guy was selling books. Amazing. And it is a great joy to read.
Josh Duggan
Dec 02, 2011 rated it did not like it
Ray Milland = Doucher.

Originally reviewed at http://inconsiderateprick.blogspot.co...
Koo
Jul 12, 2007 rated it really liked it
Funny! I loved this book. A fast read.
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