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Infamous Players: A Tale of Movies, the Mob (and Sex) By Peter Bart

Infamous Players: A Tale of  Movies, the Mob (and Sex) By Peter Bart

Hobnobbing with the rich and famous usually provides fodder for at least one tell-all book.¬†Infamous Players is one such byproduct of living and working in Tinseltown. Peter Bart, reporter-turned-movie-executive, opens the gates to Paramount Studios. He finds that the tree under the tinsel is rotten. In the 1960s and ’70s Bart partnered with Bob Evans performing the role of EMT as the organization struggled to stay alive: Friends had warned me that I would be seduced by the studio glamour and power, but it was not glamour or power that...

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