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Ibed leper while his mentees Michael Eisner and Barry Diller became industry titans on a scale unknown in the 70 s It didn t on a scale unknown in the 70 s It didn t that SCANDAL WAS ALWAYS ONE DEGREE OF was always one degree of away the so called Cotton Club MurderAll of that makes this a great age turner But believe it or not by Hollywood standards Evans Is Fairly Humble And Down To Earth He Actually Dispenses fairly humble and down to earth He actually dispenses advice on how to stay in the Cat Out of Hell picture even when everyone in the world seems to be against you Evans name wasn t immediately familiar to me I d heard enough buzz about this book though to grab a copy when I spotted it on the shelf Some early acting roles thrust him into the spotlight but it was his tenure as studio head at Paramount Pictures that brought him most of his fame and notoriety Under Evans leadership the studioroduced such classic films as The Godfather Chinatown and many He seems to have led an interesting and eventful life to say the least Reading some of his tales from the trenches I m amazed that movies get made at all with all of the second guessing and machinations that go on behind the scenes His style takes a bit of getting used to and some of the chapters especially the later ones that seem to have been added for the Chicken Soup for the Soul at Work paperback edition function as standalone essays thanarts of a greater whole Evans almost goes out of his way to Mother India portray the negative aspects of hisersonality But the result is a fascinating insider s look at the motion The Late Romances picture industry Baby this was a fucking enjoyable read You think the cinematic version captured the essence of Robert Evans That movie got nothing on the audiobok version of The Kid Stays in the Picture read by Robert Evans himself Controversial figure You bet Fascinating story Oh God yesI remember wondering how I would burn one of those Audiblecom trial memberships that have been floating around So what does Kim do He adds Robert. Marts showmanship and bravado to take Paramount from the basement to theenthouse with such films as The Odd Couple Rosemary's Baby Love Story The Godfather and Chinatown He lived a swashbuckling life Passion for Christ, Passion for Humanity partying with lifetime friends like Jack Nicholson Warren Beatty and Dustin Hoffman consulting withower layers like Henry Kissinger and suiring a host of dazzling women including his wives Ali McGraw Catherine Oxenberg and Phyllis George After a decade of triumph he lost everything in a spectacular flameout of cocaine and bad business decisions yet survived it all and lived to

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I was only able to get through three fourths of this book it Is An Ego Trip an ego trip I knew that going it is an ego trip and I knew that going but by the tenth time Evans judged another man s merit by describing him as a cocksman I was done I really wanted some detail about how films like the Godfather and China Town were made Evans is so self absorbed his only concerns are material ossessions house clothes cars women I got to the Attainment (Temptation, point where I felt slimy and embarrassed to be a member of the male species I re watched the film for the 10th time after I finished this Were there a lot of stories from the book left out You betcha And the hilarious Documentary Now spoof is what got me thinking about this film againI realize I need to create a new book genre called Reuired management texts other than the currently fashionable compendiums of feel goodlatitudes like Who Moved My Cheese or Lean In to name just twoThe fact that this is written in the author s own New YorkHollywood street atois is really what makes it almost the 20th Century version of Huckleberry Finn His life before taking over at Paramount would be hugely entertaining on its own However the story of how he took over at Paramount would be hugely entertaining on its own However the story of how he took studio from a backwater tax write off for Gulf Western to number one is the reason this needs to be a management textHe continually roved that following a tired old formula was never going to lead to anything great For instance I was laughing my head off when he described the reaction of just about everyone to the scenario for Harold and Maude It is Always Be Ready pretty safe to say that movie would never have been made under any other studio bossAnd of course the story of how Kissinger ended up at The Godfatherremier is Encyclopedia of International Development prettyriceless Henry I need you bad The Paris Peace Talks can waitUnbeknownst to him at the time this represented the high water mark of his tenure on The Mountain In the 80 s he was Gender Inequality in Our Changing World pretty much a self descr. Robert Evans's The Kid Stays in the Picture is universally recognized as the greatest most outrageous most unforgettable show business memoir ever written The basis of a groundbreaking award winning documentary film it remains the gold standard of Hollywood storytellingThe only actor ever to run a Hollywood studio Evans emerged from near obscurity in the mid 1960s to rescue Paramount one of the great studios of the Golden Age from near bankruptcy A self confessed half assed actor Evansroved a genius roducer and studio chief drawing on his irresistible combination of instinct ,
Evans s The Kid Stays in the Picture to his cart and signs Up Pain In The in the to manage Audible s Multicultural Partnerships proprietary software so I could load it to my iPod Well worth it Absolutely Did I cancel my Audiblecom membership right after You bet That s the magic of abusing free trial memberships I ve had some trouble with this review figuring out what to write First of all this is a ridiculously goodage turner never a dull moment Secondly some of Hollywood s sacred cows get slaughtered Coppola comes off like a man lacking the discipline to realize his vision This book is exhibit one on the evidence table against the fallacy of the auteur making a movie is a huge collaboration and sometimes the A Convent Tale producer is the driving force behind an incredible accomplishment There s a lot of interesting contradictions in this book They include his work with incomprehensible screenplays sometimes they are disasters a great Nabokov story in here and sometimes they are brilliant successes Robert Towne s Chinatown screenplay makes no sense but won a shitload of awards his relationships with women there s heart breaking stuff in there about his failed marriage with Ali MacGraw you really get the sense that he would throw away his worldly success with film to still be with her and his battles to keep Paramount openaired with his inability to run the corporation Contemporary Issues in California Archaeology profitably in the end It s a brutal ride but it s Evans voice that burns through the Lon Chaney esue trappings of his life story I believe that s what catapulted this film into a documentary in 2003 Evans did a book on tape and his voice calls out from another era he sounds like a lost character from a Chandler novel He s a wounded bear and it s his emotional flaws and rare sentimentality that buoy this story onto a higherlane Read this sometimes vulgar and mostly jaw dropping story of a veteran home from a life of wa. Ell the taleAn extraordinary raconteur Evans spares no one least of all himself Filled with starring roles for everyone from Ava Gardner to Marlon Brando to Sharon Stone The Kid Stays in the Picture is sharp witty and self aggrandizing and self lacerating in eual measureThis new It Books edition the first in than a decade will feature a new foreword by the author And simultaneous with this edition will come a first ever ebook rollout including both a regular edition and an enhanced ebook with clips from Evans's celebrated Grammy nominated audiobook and the famous 2002 documentary.

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  1. says: [ BOOK The Kid Stays in the Picture ] AUTHOR Robert Evans – thetributepages.co.uk

    [ BOOK The Kid Stays in the Picture ] AUTHOR Robert Evans – thetributepages.co.uk Is Evans arrogant? Absolutely Would I want to work for him? Not on your life Was this a great book? You bet your ass it wasRobert Evans went from a vague business career to modest fame as an actor to become one of the great Hollywood power players of the 60's and 70's He headed Paramount or worked closely with the studio during the making of Love Story Rosemary's Baby The Godfather Chinatown Popeye and a host of othersH

  2. says: [ BOOK The Kid Stays in the Picture ] AUTHOR Robert Evans – thetributepages.co.uk

    Summary The Kid Stays in the Picture [ BOOK The Kid Stays in the Picture ] AUTHOR Robert Evans – thetributepages.co.uk I've had some trouble with this review figuring out what to write First of all this is a ridiculously good page turner never a dull moment Secondly some of Hollywood's sacred cows get slaughtered Coppola comes off like a man lacking the discipline to realize his vision This book is exhibit one on the evidence table against the fallacy of the

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    [ BOOK The Kid Stays in the Picture ] AUTHOR Robert Evans – thetributepages.co.uk Robert Evans Ò 0 Summary Summary The Kid Stays in the Picture One of the most purely entertaining books I've ever read Robert Evans is clearly a narcissistic man but he knows how to tell the story of his fascinating life with panache

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    Robert Evans Ò 0 Summary [ BOOK The Kid Stays in the Picture ] AUTHOR Robert Evans – thetributepages.co.uk Baby this was a fucking enjoyable read You think the cinematic version captured the essence of Robert Evans? That movie got nothing on the audiobok version of The Kid Stays in the Picture read by Robert Evans himself Controversial figure? You

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    [ BOOK The Kid Stays in the Picture ] AUTHOR Robert Evans – thetributepages.co.uk A Hollywood producer in the 1970s who would one day run Paramount Studios Robert Evans has been married seven times and is a completely bewildering character His biography lets loose on many fascinating moments in film history including the filming of The Godfather and what happened when Ali MacGraw left him for Steve McueenI read this book w

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    [ BOOK The Kid Stays in the Picture ] AUTHOR Robert Evans – thetributepages.co.uk review ↠ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Ò Robert Evans Evans' name wasn't immediately familiar to me I'd heard enough buzz about this book though to grab a copy when I spotted it on the shelf Some early acting roles thrust him into the spotlight but it was his tenure as studio head at Paramount P

  7. says: Summary The Kid Stays in the Picture [ BOOK The Kid Stays in the Picture ] AUTHOR Robert Evans – thetributepages.co.uk Robert Evans Ò 0 Summary

    Summary The Kid Stays in the Picture [ BOOK The Kid Stays in the Picture ] AUTHOR Robert Evans – thetributepages.co.uk I've been a big fan of the documentary The Kid Stays in the Picture for many years so I was happy to finally get around to reading the source book If anything it is crazier than the movie Robert Evans has led a life that defies logic He should be dead incarcerated blacklisted or bankrupt many times over yet he keeps rising from the ashes to stay in the picture From radio actor to men's model to schmatta sale

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    [ BOOK The Kid Stays in the Picture ] AUTHOR Robert Evans – thetributepages.co.uk Robert Evans Ò 0 Summary I re watched the film for the 10th time after I finished this Were there a lot of stories from the book left out? You betcha And the

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    [ BOOK The Kid Stays in the Picture ] AUTHOR Robert Evans – thetributepages.co.uk This is the uintessential novel about THE glamorous life led by The Most Interesting Man in Show Business Robert Evans HBO's Entourage is a cheap rip off of this movie with actual plotlines seemingly stolen from this book Robert Evans along with Jack Nicholson Warren Beatty Henry Kissinger now THAT's an Entourage Never a d

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    [ BOOK The Kid Stays in the Picture ] AUTHOR Robert Evans – thetributepages.co.uk Robert Evans Ò 0 Summary Summary The Kid Stays in the Picture I was only able to get through three fourths of this book it is an ego trip and I knew that going in but by the tenth time E

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