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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
New York : Doubleday, 1998
|Named Person:||Don Simpson; Don Simpson|
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|Description:||viii, 294 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.|
|Contents:||The Baby Mogul --
Beverly Hills Cop --
Bad Boy --
Hollywood High --
Days of Plunder --
Wretched Excess --
The Pictures Got Small --
Doctor's Orders --
But at the same time that his vision was driving the Hollywood bottom line, Simpson's lifestyle epitomized the pervasive dark side of the industry's power base. His legendary consumption knew no bounds. And as long as he continued to crank out box-office gold, his every desire was conspicuously indulged - an unrestrained excess that killed him and sent a warning cry throughout the entire industry.
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Hollywood High--and Low
In a town all-too-famous for its meteoric rises and falls, Don Simpson may not belong in the same orbit of Marilyn Monroe, James Dean or even “Fatty” Arbuckle, but if any producer symbolized the revved-up, dumbed-down, testosterone-fueled Hollywood of the 1980s, it was Simpson, who...
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