Uncle John's Bathroom Reader Plunges into Hollywood

Uncle John's Bathroom Reader Plunges into Hollywood

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Hooray for Hollywood! Uncle John takes on Tinseltown in this fascinating look at the movies and the people who make them. Come for the trials, tribulations, and trivia! Stay for the mysteries, magic, and mayhem! You’ll go behind the scenes for the sordid scandals, biggest bombs, greatest triumphs, and the unsung heroes who make it all come together.…  See more details below

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Hooray for Hollywood! Uncle John takes on Tinseltown in this fascinating look at the movies and the people who make them. Come for the trials, tribulations, and trivia! Stay for the mysteries, magic, and mayhem! You’ll go behind the scenes for the sordid scandals, biggest bombs, greatest triumphs, and the unsung heroes who make it all come together. Featuring quotes, puzzles, quizzes, and Uncle John’s famous “running feet” facts at the bottom of every page, this book will give you a new appreciation for the Silver Screen (and you’ll know exactly what a gaffer and best boy do). What else is in here? Check out these previews!

Bad boys on location
The origin of Variety
The biggest cult movie of all time
The “Blond Bombshell Murder Mystery”
How Ray Harryhausen brought fantasies to life
Wretched reviews (for what are now considered great films)
The strange Pink Floyd and Wizard of Oz connection
The “Taglines of Terror” quiz
Bathrooms on the big screen
Unfortunate remakes
Haunted Hollywood

And much, much more!

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781592234974
Publisher:
Portable Press
Publication date:
01/09/2006
Series:
Uncle John's Bathroom Reader Series
Pages:
504
Product dimensions:
8.16(w) x 5.26(h) x 1.32(d)

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The Bathroom Readers' Hysterical Society proudly follows in the grand tradition of its older sibling, the Bathroom Readers' Institute. This conglomeration of scholarly scribes is devoted to bringing primo prose, terrific trivia, and quality quizzes & puzzles to every volume of the UJBR Plunges series. Featuring true experts in almost every field imaginable, the BRHS and their themed volumes promise to be a superior source of bathroom reading.

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