Barefoot on Barbed Wire (The Scarecrow Filmmakers Series 83)

Barefoot on Barbed Wire (The Scarecrow Filmmakers Series 83)

By: Jimmy Starr (author)Hardback

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Jimmy Starr was a Hollywood screenwriter, publicist, press agent and most notably, gossip columnist. In this autobiography, Starr recalls his forty-year career that began as an office boy at Metro Studios in 1919. In an age where the written word wielded great influence over public perception of the film industry, Starr was a recognizable figure, writing columns for the Los Angeles Herald-Express and the New York Daily Mirror and Sunday Daily Mirror. Starr provides vivid portraits of early screen stars, studio executives, and fellow writers.

About Author

Jimmy Starr served as a screenwriter on such films as Showgirl in Hollywood and was a gossip columnist for the Herald-Express and Daily Mirror. He also wrote 365 Nights in Hollywood, The Corpse came C.O.D., and Three Short Biers, all made into major motion pictures.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780810839410
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 304
  • ID: 9780810839410
  • weight: 485
  • ISBN10: 0810839415

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