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  1. says:

    Thomas Edison invented the movie camera and through his malice drove the early filmmakers to Hollywood And the English scientist Robert Hooke should be celebrated A forgotten hero really After all he discovered cells in 1

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    Entertaining and also intriguing at times Kanin veers sometimes precariously between first and third person narrative and there seem to be a few narrators including the 'writer' a character he often talks to and the omniscient narrato

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    Moviola is a story about a movie mogul who immigrated and started a shop which he soon turned into a small Nickolodeon and that developed into a full fledged studio The story is told in flashback when a young man

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    The beginning of this book is just fabulous From a great author and a hollywood legend Garson Kanin was married to Ruth Gordon Maude from Har

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    I had originally read this in '79 and found it when cleaning out some stuff in the garage I enjoyed it the second time as much as the first While I'm not a fan of old movies the legendary stories of old Hollywood make a good setting for incorporating fictional people and events An entertaining read

  6. says:

    Just my cup of tea It has humour but also bitterness it's half pragmatic half emotional I found the ending rather too abrupt as compared to the rest of the story yet I enjoyed the book as a whole

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    Read in 1980 Book about the Golden Age of Hollywood Interesting

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    F Kan

  9. says:

    Kanin's true stories of Hollywood about Edison Chaplin Garbo Harlow Monroe etc

  10. says:

    Great history of movie business but it loses its way about two thirds way through

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All from the start with Edison right up to today He saw it He lived it he made a lot of it happen Wait 'til you he. Read in 1980 Book about the Golden Age of Hollywood Interesting

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You think you heard the Hollywood story The gossip the scandals the dreams and the deals the shoestring beginnings. Moviola is a story about a movie mogul who immigrated and started a shop which he soon turned into a small Nickolodeon and that developed into a full fledged studio The story is told in flashback when a young man comes to Ben in hopes of purchasing the studio and Ben remembers his glorious time there He was there for all the important events a la Forrest Gump from the Fatty Arbuckle scandal to the dawning of Chaplin s Little Tramp the love affair between Greta Garbo and John Gilbert the frenzy of casting for Gone With the Wind and the discovery of Marilyn Monroe There are some glaring factual errors here such as the seuence that describes Jean Harlow as being a candidate to be cast in Gone With the Wind Well Mr Kanin I beg to differ because Harlow died in 1937 when the book was first published In fact there are photos of her just before she died holding the novel Also the section on Marilyn Monroe blantantly depicts she loved Johnny Hyde and told him so several times This is a huge error Anyone who has ever read a book on Monroe will tell you that although Hyde proposed marriage Marilyn turned him down because she did not love him and in doing so turned down wealth and influence The problem with this book is that although these stories are entertaining the truth is even so There isn t enough fiction woven into the facts to make this book worthwhile than a good biography Her Small-Town Hero you heard the Hollywood story The gossip the scandals the dreams and the deals the shoestring beginnings. Moviola is a story about a movie mogul who immigrated and started a shop which he soon turned into a small Nickolodeon and that developed into a full fledged studio The story is told in flashback when a Red Tail (Travis Trilogy young man comes to Ben in hopes of purchasing the studio and Ben remembers his glorious time there He was there for all the important events a la Forrest Gump from the Fatty Arbuckle scandal to the dawning of Chaplin s Little Tramp the love affair between Greta Garbo and John Gilbert the frenzy of casting for Gone With the Wind and the discovery of Marilyn Monroe There are some glaring factual errors here such as the seuence that describes Jean Harlow as being a candidate to be cast in Gone With the Wind Well Mr Kanin I beg to differ because Harlow died in 1937 when the book was first published In fact there are photos of her just before she died holding the novel Also the section on Marilyn Monroe blantantly depicts she loved Johnny Hyde and told him so several times This is a huge error Anyone who has ever read a book on Monroe will tell Promises in Tumble Creek you that although Hyde proposed marriage Marilyn turned him down because she did not love him and in doing so turned down wealth and influence The problem with this book is that although these stories are entertaining the truth is even so There isn t enough fiction woven into the facts to make this book worthwhile than a good biography

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And the crazy golden days Forget it You heard nothing Unless you heard it from Farber BJ Farber was there with them. I had originally read this in 79 and found it when cleaning out some stuff in the garage I enjoyed it the second time as much as the first While I m not a fan of old movies the legendary stories of old Hollywood make a good setting for incorporating fictional people and events An entertaining read