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Author Gladstone, B. James
Title Man Who Seduced Hollywood : The Life and Loves of Greg Bautzer, Tinseltown's Most Powerful Lawyer
Imprint Chicago : Chicago Review Press, 2013
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Descript 1 online resource (380 pages)
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Note Front Cover -- Front Flap -- Copyright -- Dedication -- Contents -- Foreword by Robert Wagner -- Prologue -- Part I - WATERFRONT TO COURTROOM -- 1 Debate Champ -- 2 "Presto! A Celebrity" -- Part II - MASTER PLAN -- 3 The Sweater Girl -- 4 Two Godfathers -- 5 The Sarong Girl -- Part III - WAR -- 6 The Spy Who Loved Him -- 7 Lieutenant Commander, USN -- Part IV - PLAYERS -- 8 Toe to Toe with Bugsy Siegel -- 9 Lover Dearest -- 10 Divorce of the Century -- 11 Change Partners and Dance -- 12 The Bergman Sequel -- 13 Battling Bogie -- Part V - EMINENCE -- 14 An Elegant Wife -- 15 The Richest Client in the World -- 16 Billionaire Secrets -- 17 When Stars Call It Quits -- 18 The Hearst Proxy -- 19 Joseph Schenck Enterprises -- 20 The Breakup -- Part VI - KINGMAKER -- 21 Inventing Robert Evans -- 22 Kirk Kerkorian Buys MGM -- 23 The Big Firm -- 24 The Love of Her Life -- Epilogue -- Acknowledgments -- Appendix A: Bautzer's Clients -- Appendix B: Bautzer's Leading Ladies -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index
In Hollywood history, no other lawyer has achieved the movie star-like fame and glamour that Greg Bautzer enjoyed. This revealing biography tells, for the first time, the amazing story of a self-made man who for 50 years used his irresistible charm and prodigious legal talent to dominate the courtrooms, boardrooms, and bedrooms of Hollywood. Columnists of the 1930s through 1950s dubbed him "Hollywood Bachelor Number One," and for good reason. His long-term relationships and momentary conquests were a who's who of leading ladies. Through exclusive interviews with those who knew him best, the book uncovers the inner workings of not only Bautzer the high-powered Hollywood lawyer-whose clients included billionaire Howard Hughes-but Bautzer the man
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Gladstone, B. James Man Who Seduced Hollywood : The Life and Loves of Greg Bautzer, Tinseltown's Most Powerful Lawyer Chicago : Chicago Review Press,c2013 9781613745793
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