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      Book overview

      This Hardcover Edition of Carla Valderrama's This Was Hollywood: Forgotten Stars and Stories (Turner Classic Movies) is autographed on a bookplate by Carla Valderrama.

      In this one-of-a-kind Hollywood history, the creator of Instagram's celebrated @ThisWasHollywood reveals the forgotten past of the film world in a dazzling visual package modeled on the classic fan magazines of yesteryear.
       
      From former screen legends who have faded into obscurity to new revelations about the biggest movie stars, Valderrama unearths the most fascinating little-known tales from the birth of Hollywood through its Golden Age.
       
      The shocking fate of the world's first movie star. Clark Gable's secret love child. The film that nearly ended Paul Newman's career. A former child star who, at ninety-three, reveals her #metoo story for the first time. Valderrama unfolds these stories, and many more, in a volume that is by turns riveting, maddening, hilarious, and shocking.
       
      Drawing on new interviews, archival research, and an exhaustive library of photographs, This Was Hollywood is a compelling and visually stunning catalog of the lost history of the movies.

      Get your Carla Valderrama autographed book today!

      Product Details

      • Pages: 240 pages
      • Publisher: Running Press Adult
      • Release Date: November 17, 2020
      • ISBN-13: 9780762495863
      • Edition: Autographed Hardcover Bookplated Edition

      About The Author

      Carla Valderrama is an author, Hollywood historian, and the creator of the Instagram accounts @thiswashollywood and @thiswasfashion. This Was Hollywood is her first book. She lives in Los Angeles, where she can be seen wearing heart-shaped sunglasses and heard laughing anywhere within a five-mile radius.