Hollywood Death and Scandal Sites: Seventeen Driving Tours with Directions and the Full Story, 2d ed.

Overview

For more than a century, people have been drawn to sites of tragedy involving the rich, beautiful and notorious of Hollywood. Tourists visiting the center of the movie universe flock to Rudolph Valentino's grave, the house where Marilyn Monroe died, the "O.J. murders" condo, the hotel where John Belushi overdosed and myriad haunted mansions. In its extensively researched second edition, this book tells the stories of these locations and makes finding them simple.

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Overview

For more than a century, people have been drawn to sites of tragedy involving the rich, beautiful and notorious of Hollywood. Tourists visiting the center of the movie universe flock to Rudolph Valentino's grave, the house where Marilyn Monroe died, the "O.J. murders" condo, the hotel where John Belushi overdosed and myriad haunted mansions. In its extensively researched second edition, this book tells the stories of these locations and makes finding them simple.

Seventeen driving tours include over 650 sites relating to celebrity deaths and scandals. Each tour covers a specific area, from Hollywood and the Sunset Strip to Brentwood and Malibu, covering the entire L.A. basin. Concise, easy-to-follow directions are given to each location with more than 150 photos and the fascinating story behind each stop.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780786496440
  • Publisher: McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers
  • Publication date: 4/15/2015
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 277

Meet the Author

E.J. Fleming has been researching Hollywood for decades and has penned biographies of Carole Landis and Wallace Reid, among his other books about Hollywood culture. He lives in the country in Connecticut.

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