Hollywood Babylon Quotes

Kenneth Anger
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"The shadow of Babylon had fallen over Hollywood, a serpent spell in crude cuneiform; scandal was waiting, just out of Billy Blitzer's camera range."
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"Overnight the obscure and somewhat disreputable movie performers found themselves propelled to adulation, fame and fortune."
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"The sedate, renowned hotel Carillon, on the Place de la Concorde, was a most unlikely setting for Hollywood's first scandal."
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"There might have been some hope of solving the enigma if the Paramount bigwigs had not swooped down on the dead man's house to cosmeticize the scene."
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"The 'improvement' of the movie's image entailed a bit of window dressing borrowed from the world of baseball."
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"Morals clauses would be inserted into all contracts to persuade the Golden People to shape up: male stars would henceforth be monks and women stars nuns."
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"Although public behavior was somewhat toned down, the movie people's parties...

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