Los angeles times - constance casey "Moving Pictures" demonstrates that underneath all that shallow stuff, lies "an ordinary human heart. ". This is the autobiography of a former photographer's stylist who became an international film celebrity and married two of Hollywood's biggest names, but then seemed to throw it all away.
Moving Pictures: An Autobiography #ad - What she found instead was life-saving help. Library journal - thomas Wiener McGraw now tells the whole sad story of her life. A lifelong pattern of destructive love affairs continued and her depression was abetted by unacknowledged alcoholism. Mcqueen was a troubled man who longed to live simply, almost reclusively, with his wife barefoot and pregnant.
When a friend persuaded her in 1986 to go to the Betty Ford Clinic, MacGraw felt she needed only a "tune-up". In what could be appropriately filed under ``self-help, '' she writes extensively about coming to grips with her addictions to alcohol and men. At his insistence macgraw gave up acting at the peak of her fame, making a decision from which her career never recovered.
My Husband, My Friend: A MemoirAuthorHouse #ad - My husband, my friendthe real steve mcqueen - from abandoned child to glitteringsuperstar to haunted maN. Now his wife of 15 and a half years, who rodethe dazzling Hollywood roller coaster with him, his crazy side, revealsA Steve McQueen no one knew his good side, Neile, his dark side.
A Fine RomanceSimon & Schuster #ad - In this new york times bestseller, acclaimed actress Candice Bergen “shows how to do a memoir right. The self-possessed, witty, and down-to-earth voice that made Bergen’s first memoir a hit when it was published in 1984 has only been deepened by life’s surprises” The New York Times Book Review. Candice bergen is unflinchingly honest” the washington post, and in a fine romance she describes her first marriage at age thirty-four to famous French director Louis Malle; her overpowering love for her daughter, Chloe; the unleashing of her inner comic with Murphy Brown; her trauma over Malle’s death; her joy at finding new love; and her pride at watching Chloe blossom.
In her decidedly nontraditional marriage to the insatiably curious Louis, Bergen takes readers on world travels to the sets where each made films. She offers priceless, behind-the-scenes looks at Murphy Brown, from caterwauling with Aretha Franklin to the surreal experience of becoming headline news when Dan Quayle took exception to her character becoming a single mother.
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By the time the last page is turned, flawed and not especially concerned about that, self-deprecating, “we’re all likely to be wishing Bergen herself—funny, insightful, and slugging her way through her older years with bemused determination—was living next door” USA TODAY.
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Knock WoodSimon & Schuster #ad - Candice bergen’s bestselling 1984 memoir: an “engaging, intelligent, and wittily self-deprecating autobiography” The New York Times.
The Fat Lady SangIt Books #ad - From the legendary producer and author of the kid stays in the picture—one of the greatest Hollywood memoirs ever written—comes a long-awaited second work with all the elements of a star-studded blockbuster: glamour and conflict, giddy highs and near-fatal lows, struggle and perseverance, tragedy and triumph.
Could It Be Forever? My StoryHeadline #ad - His clothes were regularly ripped off by adoring fans. He was bigger than Elvis. Including stories of sex, drugs and rock'n'roll that explode the myth of Cassidy as squeaky clean, it's also the story of how to keep on living life and loving yourself when the fickle fans fall away. And all thanks to a hit TV show called The Partridge Family.
Now, in his own words, this is a brutally frank account of those mindblowing days of stardom in which being David Cassidy played second fiddle to being Keith Partridge. Doesn't include original photographic and illustrated material. He sold records the world over. In the seventies, when he was just 20 years old, David Cassidy achieved the sort of teen idol fame that is rarely seen.
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What Falls Away: A MemoirBantam #ad - . New york times bestseller • “a simply elegant memoir. Newsweekin this exquisitely written memoir, Mia Farrow takes us on a journey into her remarkable life. But below the surface, drinking, marital tensions, money troubles, and occasionally violence marred the Hollywood illusion. This is good news from frank sinatra, andré Previn, and the hundreds of other celebrities who make cameo appearances in her fabulous life, but it is very bad news for Woody Allen.
Pat conroy. And when mia was nine, she would be forever wrenched from childhood by the terrible isolation of a bout with polio. We believe her. Newsday “one of the best writers to ever come out of Hollywood. Here is a luminous memoir of childhood and motherhood, a thoughtful exploration of a spiritual journey, and a candid examination of her marriages to Frank Sinatra and André Previn and her close but troubled twelve-year relationship with Woody Allen.
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In PiecesGrand Central Publishing #ad - Powerful and unforgettable, In Pieces is an inspiring and important account of life as a woman in the second half of the twentieth century. Yet there is one character who always remained hidden: the shy and anxious little girl within. With raw honesty and the fresh, and with all the humility and authenticity her fans have come to expect, pitch-perfect prose of a natural-born writer, Field brings readers behind-the-scenes for not only the highs and lows of her star-studded early career in Hollywood, but deep into the truth of her lifelong relationships--including her complicated love for her own mother.
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Steve McQueen: The Life and Legend of a Hollywood IconTriumph Books #ad - It features numerous behind-the-scenes stories from some of his and cinema's greatest films, Bullitt, The Getaway, The Thomas Crown Affair, including The Magnificent Seven, The Great Escape, The Sand Pebbles, and Papillon. Steve mcqueen takes us on a journey as his harrowing and painful childhood is laid bare, through his glittering career, and right up to his heroic battle with cancer and dramatic death in Mexico.
The book's triumph is the way in which the author explores McQueen in full through his larger-than-life exploits but as important, the lesser known, humanitarian side of the Hollywood legend. It chronicles the good with the ugly, revealing the great power McQueen wielded. It also captures the fundamental essence of what made McQueen cinema's "King of Cool.