Recommended Reading

"Vampira: Dark Goddess of Horror" by W. Scott Poole

"From Rags to Bitches: An Autobiography" by Mr. Blackwell and Vernon Patterson


"The Hustons" by Lawrence Grobel


"Empire of Dreams: The Epic Life of Cecil B. DeMille" by Scott Eyman


"Cecil B. DeMille and the Art of the Epic" by Mark A. Vieira and Cecilia De Mille Presley


"Adrian: A Lifetime of Movie Glamour, Art and High Fashion" by Mark A. Vieira, Leonard Stanley


"Room 1219: The Life of Fatty Arbuckle, the Mysterious Death of Virginia Rappe, and the Scandal That Changed Hollywood" by Gregg Meritt

"The Holly Woodlawn Story: A Low Life in High Heels" by Holly Woodlawn and Jeffrey Copeland


“Silent Stars” by Jeanine Basinger (Essay about Marion Davies)


“The Star Machine” by Jeanine Basinger (Essay about Tyrone Power)


"King Cohn: The Life and Times of Harry Cohn" by Peter Bart and Bob Thomas


"Dark Lover: The Life and Death of Rudolph Valentino" by Emily Leider


"Peter Finch, A biography" by Trader Faulkner

"A Cast of Killers" by Sidney Kirkpatrick


"The Lost One: A Life of Peter Lorre" by Stephen D. Youngkin


"The Essential Mickey Rooney" by James L. Neibaur


"The First King of Hollywood: The Life of Douglas Fairbanks" by Tracey Goessel


"Salad Days" by Douglas Fairbanks Jr.

"Hattie McDaniel: Black Ambition, White Hollywood" by Jill Watts

"Commando: The Autobiography of Johnny Ramone" by Johnny Ramone


"Fay Wray and Robert Riskin: A Hollywood Memoir" by Victoria Riskin


"Our Gang: Life and Times of the Little Rascals" by Leonard Maltin and Richard W. Bann


"That's Not All Folks" by Mel Blanc and Philip Bashe


"If I Knew Then What I Know Now ... So What?" by Estelle Getty and Steve Delsohn

"Judy: A Legendary Film Career" by John Fricke