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American prince : a memoir

by Curtis, Tony, 1925-2010-

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The legendary actor chronicles his odyssey from hard-knock childhood as the son of immigrant parents to Hollywood success, detailing his days as a tinseltown playboy, the film industry during Hollywood's Golden Era, and his life as an artist at the age of eighty. Full description

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Table of Contents:
  • New kid in town
  • A battered childhood
  • Fuck 'em and feed 'em fish
  • Ensign Schwartz
  • The dramatic workshop
  • Dancing with Yvonne de Carlo
  • Getting shot by Audie Murphy
  • Janet and Piper
  • The Hollywood scene
  • Getting the girls to scream
  • "The cat's in the bag, and the bag's in the river"
  • The defiant one
  • Some like it hot
  • The end of a marriage
  • My teenage bride
  • Top of the world
  • Downward spiral
  • "What time is the enema?"
  • Cocaine
  • Maybe I'll live forever.
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