Memories of a Hollywood Prince
Ivan R. Dee Publisher, Paperback, 9781566635264, 501pp.
Publication Date: July 21, 2003
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Raised in the Hollywood of the 1920s as the privileged son of a pioneer studio mogul, Budd Schulberg went on to win fame as a distinguished novelist, short story writer, playwright, Oscar-winning screenwriter, and boxing historian. Moving Pictures is his fascinating remembrance of growing up amidst the glamour, swank, courage, triumphs, defeats, cabals, and double-crosses of an industry in the making. His utterly candid account includes unsparing portraits of outsized characters in all their power, venality, charm, pettiness, and vindictiveness. As a book on the early days of the movies in Hollywood, this one is hard to beat. Abundantly illustrated with black-and-white photographs.
About the Author
Budd Schulberg is also the author of What Makes Sammy Run?, The Harder They Fall, The Disenchanted, Sparring with Hemingway, and On the Waterfront (play and screenplay). He lives in Westhampton Beach, New York.