By Tony Curtis
He used to be the Golden Boy of the Golden Age. A prince of the silver display. rushing and debonair, Tony Curtis arrived at the scene in a blaze of vivid lighting and celluloid. His attractiveness, delicate allure, and ordinary expertise earned him reputation, ladies, and adulation—Elvis copied his glance and the Beatles positioned him on their Sgt. Pepper album disguise. however the Hollywood lifetime of his desires introduced either invincible highs and debilitating lows. Now, in his eye-catching, no-holds-barred autobiography, Tony Curtis stocks the suffering and ecstasy of a personal lifestyles within the public eye.
No basic tell-all, American Prince chronicles Hollywood in the course of its heyday. Curtis revisits his titanic physique of work—including the unforgettable classics Houdini, Spartacus, and Some love it Hot—and regales readers with tales of his institutions with Frank Sinatra, Laurence Olivier, director Billy Wilder, and movie heavyweight Lew Wasserman, in addition to paramours Natalie wooden and Marilyn Monroe, between others.
As forthright as he's captivating, Tony Curtis deals intimate glimpses into his succession of failed marriages (and the one who has endured), his damaging drug habit, and his ardour as a painter. Written with humor and beauty, American Prince is a testomony to the facility of dwelling the lifetime of one’s dreams.
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