2 thoughts on “Hollywood Handbook

  1. Feather light and tissue thin, but that aside, some absolutely marvellous photos and some surprise nuggets among the writing, most particularly Dominic Dunne’s, and Carole Lynley’s daughter. The actual staff cards filled out on famous guests were a highlight. Would have loved to have seen more of them.

  2. ‘The Chateau Marmont’s Hollywood Handbook’ is the second book published under the auspices of an owner of the storied Los Angeles hotel built as an apartment building at the end of the roaring twenties which has been the accommodation of choice for countless famous residents from the worlds of cinema, music, and letters since, but where ‘Life at the Marmont’, the earlier effort, was a more straightforward history based mostly on interviews with guests and many long time staff of the hotel, this

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