Infamous Players: A Tale of Movies, the Mob, (and Sex) (Hardcover)

A Tale of Movies, the Mob, (and Sex)

By Peter Bart

Weinstein Books, 9781602861398, 288pp.

Publication Date: May 1, 2011



An insightful, star-studded, and deeply personal memoir from the ultimate Hollywood insider--destined to become one of the most fascinating books ever written about a movie studio.

About the Author

Peter Bart started his career as a newsman with the "Wall Street Journal" and the "New York Times," then spent seventeen years as a film executive (vice president of Paramount, senior vice president of MGM, president of Lorimar Film Co.) only to return to journalism as editor-in-chief of "Variety." Along the way, he was responsible for seven books, including "Shoot-Out," written with Peter Guber (the basis for their current weekly television show), "Dangerous Company" (a short story collection), and three nonfiction books, "The Gross, Fade Out, " and "Boffo."