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Author Evans, Robert, 1930-2019.

Title The kid stays in the picture : a notorious life / Robert Evans ; [with a new introduction by the author].

Publication Info. New York, NY : IT Books, [2013]
1 hold on first copy returned of 1 copy

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 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    791.43 Evans,R EVA    Available
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Description xvii, 499 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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Summary The only actor ever to run a Hollywood studio, Evans emerged from near-obscurity in the mid-1960s to rescue Paramount, one of the great studios of the Golden Age, from near-bankruptcy. A self-confessed "half-assed actor," Evans proved a genius producer and studio chief, drawing on his irresistible combination of instinct, smarts, showmanship, and bravado to take Paramount from the basement to the penthouse with such films as The Odd Couple, Rosemary's Baby, Love Story, The Godfather, and Chinatown. He lived a swashbuckling life, partying with lifetime friends like Jack Nicholson, Warren Beatty, and Dustin Hoffman, consulting with power players like Henry Kissinger, and squiring a host of dazzling women including his wives Ali McGraw, Catherine Oxenberg, and Phyllis George. After a decade of triumph, he lost everything in a spectacular flameout of cocaine and bad business decisions, yet survived it all--and lived to tell the tale. An extraordinary raconteur, Evans spares no one, least of all himself. Filled with starring roles for everyone from Ava Gardner to Marlon Brando to Sharon Stone, The Kid Stays in the Picture is sharp, witty, and self-aggrandizing and self-lacerating in equal measure.
Subject Evans, Robert, 1930-2019.
Motion picture producers and directors -- United States -- Biography.
Motion picture actors and actresses -- United States -- Biography.
Genre/Form Autobiographies.
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