Relive 75 years of Hollywood history through the lives and deaths of 31 people who helped to build it, how their lives helped to create the city and the industry, how their tragic or mysterious deaths contributed to its mystique. It is an enduring tribute to the public and private lives of stars who inflamed our curiosity and captured our hearts. William Desmond Taylor, D. W. Griffith, Jim Thorpe, Mack Sennett, Bela Lugosi, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Ernie Kovacs, Sal Mineo, Dorothy Dandridge, Lenny Bruce, Sam Cooke, Janis Joplin, John Belushi, Marvin Gaye and more.
Laurie gives an overview of the book:
Laurie Jacobson is a celebrated Hollywood author. Her fourth book, Timmy’s in the Well – The Jon Provost Story (Cool Springs Press, Oct. 2010) celebrates the 50th anniversary of Timmy from the original Lassie TV series. The book is a memoir she co-wrote with Provost, her...