William J. Mann "Tinseltown: Murder, Morphine, and Madness at the Dawn of Hollywood"
Harper | English | October 14, 2014 | ISBN: 0062242164 | 480 pages | azw, epub, lrf, mobi | 25,4 mb
I really enjoyed this book. It read like an Elmore Leonard novel in that it kept making me think of L.A. Confidential, both the book and the movie, with its Noir atmosphere. And early Holly Wood History is fascinating, the struggle to produce the illusion of glamour was a full time job and with the reality of the many actors and actresses being of fairly low breeding with drugs and alcohol running rampant the pretense was nearly impossible to maintain.