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Of All the Gin Joints: Stumbling through Hollywood History

By: Bailey, Mark/Hemingway, Edward

Price: $8.00

Publisher: ALGONQUIN BOOKS OF CHAPEL HILL: 6/17/2017

Seller ID: 9781565125933

ISBN: 1565125932

Condition: USED


The good, the bad, and the ugly tales of celebrity drinking and hijinks, served up with delicious wit, a twist of scandal, and a frothy mix of recipes. Humphrey Bogart got himself arrested for protecting his drinking buddies, who happened to be a pair of stuffed pandas. Barely legal Natalie Wood would only let Dennis Hopper seduce her if he provided a bathtub full of champagne. Bing Crosby s ill-mannered antics earned him the nickname Binge Crosby. And sweet Mary Pickford stashed liquor in hydrogen peroxide bottles during Prohibition. From the frontier days of silent film up to the wild ... View more info