Curse of the Silver Screen

Curse of the Silver Screen

by John Law

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Take a look at the movies from a new angle with Curse of the Silver Screen - Tragedy & Disasters Behind the Movies. Read about tragic filming events of Superman with Christopher Reeve and Margot Kidder, Clark Gable and Marilyn Monroe in The Misfits. Or follow the tragedies of James Dean, Sal Mineo and Natalie Wood after making Rebel Without a Cause. Countless other tales of John Wayne, Joan Crawford, Liz Taylor, Montgomery Clift and more are told.

Movies chronicled include Marnie, Raintree County, Trog, Rosemary's Baby, Cleopatra, The Conqueror and more. With rare photos and tales of the making of troubled motions pictures, the book is sure to please any movie buff, the book is 150 pages with many rare photos.
From the Back Cover
Was there a curse on Rosemary's Baby and what was Charles Manson's bizarre connection to the hit horror classic?
Did trouble on the set of The Misfits lead to Clark Gable's death?

What's the full story behind the deaths of the stars of Rebel Without a Cause?

Did the filming of an epic bomb play a part in the cancer deaths of John Wayne, Susan Hayward, Agnes Moorehead and countless others?

Was there an evil force taking part in the making of The Exorcist and what are the details behind the curse facing the neighborhood where the movie was made?

What tragic events tie the stars of Superman together?

Curse of the Silver Screen chronicles the troubled production tales of these and other films and uncovers how the various movie productions played a role in the lives of Marilyn Monroe, Alfred Hitchcock, Joan Crawford, Marlon Brando, Montgomery Clift, Elizabeth Taylor and others. It's a must-read for any movie fan who loves behind the scene stories surrounding some of Hollywood's most memorable motion pictures.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940011833380
Publisher: Aplomb Publishing
Publication date: 10/03/2010
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 156
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

John William Law is a writer and journalist who has
authored numerous books, including Curse of the
Silver Screen - Tragedy & Disaster Behind the Movies,
Reel Horror - True Horrors Behind Hollywood’s
Scary Movies, Scare Tactic - The Life & Films of
William Castle, and Master of Disaster - Irwin Allen
- The Disaster Years. He is currently at work on a
book entitled Alfred Hitchcock - The Icon Years. He
also hosts a podcasts on Apple’s iTunes entitled The
Movie Files.

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Curse of the Silver Screen 3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 5 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Great book. Very interesting read.
Mary Williams More than 1 year ago
Out of the 200 or so books I've purchased, this is the worst. Please don't waste your time or money. It is bad enough that I didn't finish it. Truly a pile of excrement.
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pinkribbon More than 1 year ago
Although content was interesting, there were grammatical errors, as well as misspellings. Different size font made this difficult to read in an ebook format.
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