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The rich and famous have always commanded a special fascination, alive or dead. Here is a collection of weird, quirky, and fascinating wills of over 60 celebrated individuals. Readers will discover: what the famous Howard Hughes "Dummar Will" consisted of; who Orson Welles gave most of his estate to (and it wasn't his wife!); and much more. Advertising in People magazine.
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The rich and famous have always commanded a special fascination, alive or dead. Here is a collection of weird, quirky, and fascinating wills of over 60 celebrated individuals. Readers will discover: what the famous Howard Hughes "Dummar Will" consisted of; who Orson Welles gave most of his estate to (and it wasn't his wife!); and much more. Advertising in People magazine.
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  • ISBN-13: 9780446392181
  • Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
  • Publication date: 4/1/1991
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 306
  • Product dimensions: 5.25 (w) x 8.00 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: "Where There's a Will, There's a..." 1
The Beautiful People: Out of this World 13
The Leading Ladies: Diamonds to Dust 47
The Leading Men: Last Curtain Calls 71
The Musicians: Not a Bunch of Dead Beats 111
The Comedians: Last Laughs 211
The Showmen: The Show Must Go On 247
The Presidents: All the Presidents' Ends 291
The Writers: Last Writes 321
The Producers and Directors: No More Lights, Cameras, or Action 383
The Artists: Art is Long, Life is Short 407
One of a Kind: The One 437
The Sporting Life: The Game is Over 443
The Super Rich: You Can't Take It With You 461
End Notes: "Let's Choose Executors and Talk of Wills" 521
Glossary of Legal Terms
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