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By Stephen Schochet

At excessive midday on a chilly November day in 1974, sixty-seven-year-old John Wayne confronted off with the workers of the Harvard Lampoon at the well-known campus in Cambridge, Massachusetts. the scholars had issued their problem by way of calling the cherished American icon a fraud. Wayne, who had his new motion picture McQ to advertise, answered through announcing he will be chuffed to teach his movie within the pseudo-intellectual swamps of Harvard sq.. After the screening, with no writers, the previous USC footballer brought a vintage functionality. whilst one shrewdpermanent younger guy requested the place he received his phony toupee, Wayne insisted the hair used to be genuine. It wasn t his, however it was once actual. The appreciative underclassmen enjoyed him and after the Q and A consultation, all of them sat all the way down to dinner. Later Wayne, who used to be anguish enormously from either gout and the after results of lung melanoma (sadly the Duke in basic terms had 5 years to live), stated that day at Harvard was once the simplest time he ever had. simply if you inspiration you could have heard every thing approximately Hollywood comes a wholly unique new ebook. Hollywood tales: brief, wonderful Anecdotes concerning the Stars and Legends of the films! by means of Stephen Schochet includes a undying treasure trove of colourful vignettes that includes an grand all-star forged of icons together with John Wayne, Charlie Chaplin, Walt Disney, Jack Nicholson, Johnny Depp, Shirley Temple, Marilyn Monroe, Marlon Brando, Errol Flynn and so forth either previous and modern. a different mixture of biography, historical past and lore Hollywood tales is stuffed with funny stories usually with unforeseen endings. What makes the booklet distinct is that the reader can visit any web page and discover a thoroughly enticing and illuminating yarn. occasionally humans will not detect that they're interpreting concerning the 3 Stooges or Popeye the Sailor until eventually they arrive to the tip of the tale. a certified travel consultant in Hollywood, Stephen Schochet has researched and informed millions of enjoyable anecdotes for over two decades. he's additionally the writer and narrator of 2 audiobooks stories of Hollywood and engaging Walt Disney. Tim Sika, host of the radio exhibit Celluloid goals on KSJS in San Jose has known as Stephen, "The top storyteller approximately Hollywood now we have ever heard."

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