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New Book About Hollywood Combines Surprises with Humor

A New Book Hollywood Stories: Short, Entertaining Anecdotes About the Stars and

Legends of the Movies! reveals little-known, vignettes about the world's most fascinating industry.

Hollywood, CA - July 12, 2010 - Comedian Jim Carrey once disguised himself

as Norman Bates, the fictional killer from the 1960 horror classic Psycho, in order to scare some tourists at Universal Studios. Actor Johnny Depp compared his contractual release after four years from the 1987 TV drama, 21 Jump Street, to the freeing of the formerly imprisoned South African President Nelson Mandela. Director James Cameron dismissed his studio bosses' idea that ex-football star O. J. Simpson should play the title role in the 1984 science fiction classic, The Terminator. These are among the hundreds of revealing vignettes in a new book: Hollywood Stories: Short, Entertaining Anecdotes

About the Stars and Legends of the Movies!

A special blend of biography, history and lore, Hollywood Stories is full of humorous tales often with unexpected endings. Sometimes people won't realize who they are reading about until they come to the end of the story.

About the book:

Hollywood Stories by Stephen Schochet
ISBN: 9780963897275

Publisher: BCH Fulfillment & Distribution

Date of publish: June 28, 2010

Pages: 324

S.R.P.: $24.95

About the author:

A professional tour guide in Hollywood, Author Stephen Schochet has researched and
old thousands of entertaining anecdotes about stars, both past and contemporary for over twenty years. He is also the author and narrator of two audiobooks Tales of Hollywood and Fascinating Walt Disney. Tim Sika, host of the radio show Celluloid Dreams on KSJS in San Jose has called Stephen," The best storyteller about Hollywood we have ever heard."

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