Hollywood and the Mob - Tim Adler



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Hollywood and the Mob - movies, mafia, sex and death
Tim Adler
Paperback / softback
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From its earliest days, the Mafia has sought to make a fast buck from the American film industry. Stories of intimidation, threats and violence mingle with those of glamour and excess. In this stunning story of infamy and ballsy enterprise, Tim Adler tells the secret history of Al Capone, Sam Giancana and John Gotti's attempts to infiltrate the studio lots. However, although they have controlled the moguls and the money, the Mob learned how to be cool from classic films like The Godfatherand characters like Tony Soprano, leaving them forever intertwined in both fact and fiction.

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Tim Adler is the author of The Producers: Money, Movies and Who Really Calls the Shots and editor of film trade magazine Screen Finance, described as 'highly influential' by the London Evening Standard. He has also written about the movie industry for, among others, the Financial Times, the Daily Telegraphand Sunday Business.

'Hollywood was never more glamorous, and the Mafia never more bloodthirsty'
Mail on Sunday

'Charts a century of history and influence and points out the curious similarities between the hoods and the suits … there's plenty here for the initiated and uninitiated alike … An offer you can't refuse'
Total Film

'Great vigour and clarity . . . an account of a love-affair between two irredeemably corrupted figures, each of whom deserved the other and from whose clutches neither could extricate themselves'
Sunday Telegraph

'A fresh perspective, original research and telling detail … The co-dependency of Hollywood and its hoodlums and their mutual influence provokes Adler's best writing … His portraits of Hollywood gangsters are as spare and ruthless as his characterisations of studio bosses … gripping'

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Mafia - United States - Influence.|Motion picture industry - California - Los Angeles - History.|Motion picture industry - Corrupt practices - California - Los Angeles.|Mafia in motion pictures.
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