Broadway Babylon: Glamour, Glitz, and Gossip on the Great by Boze Hadleigh

By Boze Hadleigh

The 1st publication of theater superstar gossip, are you able to think it? Here's the booklet that airs Broadway's soiled laundry! encouraged through the vintage Hollywood Babylon (in print for greater than 40 years, greater than 100,000 copies sold), Broadway Babylon provides a hyper-entertaining examine the nice White Way's largest scandals, best-kept secrets and techniques, and so much over-the-top feuds. writer Boze Hadleigh, the preeminent disher of superstar dish, serves up four hundred pages of tasty, never-before-told tales approximately such show-biz icons as Ethel Merman, Tennessee Williams, Lucille Ball, Bette Davis, and lots of, many others. Get it whereas it's sizzling!

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Be senior to MacDonald, you know. Yes. ) Thanks, SIMON. What STEPHEN. still name MacGregor? Si. ) for? Sharing my triumph with me. SIMON. Why don't you - have a drink. STEPHEN. No, thank you. Headmaster's asked Teresa to ask to look in after lunch for a celebration glass. me SIMON. Oh. Of what? STEPHEN. Pansy SIMON wine, (after a pause). I expect, as that's their favourite tipple. Do STEPHEN. Headmaster's they make wife's aunt's it themselves? husband does. 44 OTHERWISE ENGAGED SIMON. Does he? ) STEPHEN.

STEPHEN. Oh look rather like a chap who used to me, in my year, Strapley. us, or rather What sort of chap actually, a bit of was he? what we used to call a plop, wasn't he, Simon? So you're quite lucky not to be Strapley who almost certainly had a pretty rotten future before him. (Laughs. WOOD. Thank you SIMON. Not at all. for the sherry. ) 42 OTHERWISE ENGAGED STEPHEN. I hope I haven't driven him off. Mmmm. Oh SIMON. no, it's not you that's driven him STEPHEN. What did he want? SIMON. He was looking for somebody of mistaken identity, that's I off.

SIMON. But still you did succeed, to some extent at least, in breaking free. And you did succeed, to some extent I take with Joanna - so not altogether a case for predestination, when you think of it. it, WOOD. Free meals, lots of gifts, little loans by the usual ploppy techniques of obligation and dependence - not that she felt dependent or obliged. She took what I offered and then asked for more. A generous nature. Did she get anything from you? SIMON. She didn't ask for anything. WOOD. - Just as you never asked for anything from those boys Higgens, Hornby, Darcy.

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