Editorial Reviews. Review. "You know, everyone thinks Hollywood is a cesspool of epic Hollywood Babylon--It's Back!: All Those Celebrities, All Those Scandals, All That Nudity, And All That Sin eBook: Darwin Porter: Kindle Store. Get this from a library! Hollywood Babylon. [Kenneth Anger]. Hollywood Babylon is a book by avant-garde filmmaker Kenneth Anger which details the sordid scandals of many famous and infamous Hollywood denizens.
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HOLLYWOOD BABYLON II ^r. "If you like gossip with the gloves off, this one is for you!" —Liz Smith. "The pictures have been chosen, and chosen with skill. Read "Hollywood Babylon--It's Back! All Those Celebrities, All Those Scandals, All That Nudity, And All That Sin" by Darwin Porter available from Rakuten Kobo. Confira também os eBooks mais vendidos, lançamentos e livros digitais And All That Sin (Hollywood Babylon Revisited) (English Edition) eBook Kindle.
It covered stars from the s to the s. Although many of Anger's claims have been denounced as untrue since the book's initial publication,  it is responsible for many oft-quoted urban legends.
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downloader beware: The scandals exposed within this book are not for the faint-of-heart. You might not think of the old pinups in quite the same way after reading this edition.
Those offended by male movie stars dropping trou for offscreen cameras should stick to Alice in Wonderland. Today, nudity in films is commonplace. Anyone with a computer can see Colin Farrell, for example, performing cunnilingus on a Playboy beauty, or showing off his ten-inch pecker. In the past, the porno films made by major movie stars including Joan Crawford and Sylvester Stallone were enveloped in a sense of secrecy and, perhaps, shame.
Today, what would previously have been defined as pornography regularly makes its way onto the screen.
Breast measurements of Hollywood bombshells are being widely publicized. Even the mainstream press has gotten more graphic. Scandal is not limited just to events within America. Within this edition of Hollywood Babylon, it goes global. As such, we visit the Vatican boudoir of a former pope and his male lovers.
Hollywood celebrity biographer Darwin Porter and former New York Times reporter Danforth Prince take you on a roller-coaster ride through the scandals of yesterday and today. Rock Hudson said it all.
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This is a really bad book: If you can actually finish it, you will wonder how Hollywood ever got any movies made. Everyone named seems to be having serial sex with everyone else all the time. There are lots of old recycled stories here, but there are some new ones I had never encountered before: Lucille Ball's early days as a whore? James Dean raped a yr-old boy? Judy Garland's corpse was defiled?
Jackie and Marilyn had a face-to-face showdown in Truman Capote's apartment a few weeks before Marilyn's death?
Someone should have proofread this book in order to avoid spelling Scorsese's name wrong. Same with Ann-Margret. Shelley Winters is called both a "confidant" and a "confidante.