Twisted Boulevard: A Novel of Golden-Era Hollywood

Twisted Boulevard: A Novel of Golden-Era Hollywood

by Martin Turnbull

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BN ID: 2940153830797
Publisher: Martin Turnbull
Publication date: 11/03/2016
Series: Hollywood's Garden of Allah novels , #6
Sold by: Smashwords
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 255,047
File size: 550 KB

About the Author

Martin Turnbull has worked as a private tour guide showing both locals and out-of-towners the movie studios, Beverly Hills mansions, Hollywood hills vistas and where all the bodies are buried. For nine years, he has also volunteered as an historical walking tour docent with the Los Angeles Conservancy. He worked for a summer as a guide at the Warner Bros. movie studios in Burbank showing movie fans through the sound stages where Bogie and Bacall, Bette Davis, Errol Flynn, and James Cagney created some of Hollywood’s classic motion pictures. From an early age, Martin was enchanted with old movies from Hollywood’s golden era–from the dawn of the talkies in the late 1920s to the dusk of the studio system in the late 1950s–and has spent many, many a happy hour watching the likes of Garland, Gable, Crawford, Garbo, Grant, Miller, Kelly, Astaire, Rogers, Turner, Welles go through their paces. When he discovered the wonderful world of biographies, autobiographies, and memoirs, his love of reading merged with his love of movies and his love of history to produce a three-headed hydra gobbling up everything in his path. Ever since then, he’s been on a mission to learn and share as much as he can about this unique time. Originally from Melbourne, Australia, Martin moved to Los Angeles in the mid-90s.

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Twisted Boulevard: A Novel of Golden-Era Hollywood 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I love these books!! I hope he writes a dozen more.
vikingkim More than 1 year ago
I love this series. Using three lovable main characters Martin Turnbull has turned his vast historical knowledge into a fun, fun series. I often look up names or locations from these books to see if they were real, and they are. I mostly just enjoy the ongoing story, and look forward to more. Start this series - you won't be disappointed. I only wish I could go back to these eras and see how it really was.