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Book: Hollywood or Bust - Movie Stars Dish on Following their Dreams, Making it Big, and Surviving in Tinseltown by Susan Marg

Book: Hollywood or Bust - Movie Stars Dish on Following their Dreams, Making it Big, and Surviving in Tinseltown by Susan Marg

categories: Book, Movies, Hollywood, Celebrities, Quotes, Entertainment, Humor, Success, Oscars, Acting, Self-Image, Show Business, Popular Culture




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Author Susan Margabout this book: Is Hollywood the happiest place on earth, next to Disneyland, or the most miserable? Is the road trip down the yellow brick road to fame and fortune worth the heartache and hard work, or is it a bust? Even among those who have made it opinions vary.

Hollywood or Bust: Movie Stars Dish on Following their Dreams, Making it Big, and Surviving in Tinseltown lets readers make up their own minds. Author Susan Marg culled over five hundred quips, quotes, and off-the-cuff remarks of actors, directors, writers, and others involved in making movies from magazines, interviews, biographies, autobiographies, and, in this day and age, the Internet. All told the quotes convey what insiders think about themselves, their lives, their fame, their careers, each other, and the town itself.

The book is organized into seven chapters, each chapter, like the book title itself, a node to the 1956 Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis comedy, is named for a movie. For example, in "It's a Wonderful Life" some of our favorites discuss being chased by the paparazzi one day and ignored the next. In "It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World," those in the business compare the boredom experienced on a movie set to the thrill of attending the Oscars.

Reading the book is like overhearing an interesting conversation at Starbucks on Sunset Boulevard... the coffee is hot, the sun is shining, and the people are beautiful.


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