This star-studded compendium summarizes a
century of Hollywood's glamour, power, glory and scandal. Vanity Fair's
Hollywood is edited by Graydon Carter, David
Friend and Christopher Hitchens,
veterans of Britain's nosy Private Eye, famous for
their muckraking and ironic sense of humour. In this delightful
collection, you will find a selection of luminous images, classic
essays and amusing caricatures from the archives of Vanity Fair dating back to
1914. Lavishly illustrated with 300 colour and black-and-white
photographs, it also offers essays by Dorothy Parker, D.H. Lawrence
and Dominck Dunn and portraits by Cecil Beaton, Annie Leibowitz and
Cameron Crowe: "A completely stunning tour of Hollywood's past and
Tom Cruise: "This book is a dynamic reflection of the period and
its personalities through the eyes of some great
Barry Diller: "Every page tops the one before . . . You want it
to never end. Vanity Fair's evocation of Hollywood is
Sue Mengers: "A magnificent keeper. Stunning photos of everyone
I've ever wanted to know."
Martin Scorsese: "Vanity Fair's Hollywood recreates this
powerful sensation. Its striking, beautiful photographs-of the
icons of the studios' golden age...."
Steven Spielberg: "Here is a remarkable gallery of personal
moments and uninhibited vanities captured forever...."
Gore Vidal: "Like a pair of splendid Art Deco bookends...now
brought together in a single volume...a kaleidoscope of startling
images and urgent voices...."
Lew And Edie Wasserman: "Vanity Fair's Hollywood brings back
some wonderful memories and captures the glamour and excitement of
the entertainment community."