CELEBRITIES IN HIDING

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Introduction......................................................................................................................................9

 

Stalkers, Threats and Attempted Abduction | Janet Gaynor...........................................................15

 

Mobster Hangout or Myth | Al Capone............................................................................................20

 

Trading a Cad or Jag for a Nag | B-Bar-H Ranch...........................................................................27

 

White Owls and Movie Stars | Two Bunch Palms...........................................................................36

 

Frightening Roles Pay Off | Peter Lorre.........................................................................................42

 

Mobsters, Card Games and the Socially Elite | Ray Ryan..............................................................45

 

Celebrity Magnet | Cabot Yerxa......................................................................................................51

 

Coffee’s Bathhouse | William Powell, Al Jolson, William Holden.....................................................65

 

Truly Authentic | Cary Grant...........................................................................................................72

 

The “Singing Cowboy” | Gene Autry...............................................................................................79

 

Henry Ford’s Man | Harry Bennett..................................................................................................85

 

Scandal in the Dunes | Jennifer Jones............................................................................................91

 

A Pink Dress and Red Shoes | Mamie Eisenhower.........................................................................97

 

Hardware and Horses | Elizabeth Taylor, John Travolta...............................................................102

 

Marilyn’s Retreat | Marilyn Monroe...............................................................................................108

 

Unknown In His Own Country | Robert McAlmon..........................................................................115

 

Dune Buggy Man | Chuck Connors...............................................................................................120

 

“King of Hollywood” | Clark Gable.................................................................................................124

 

Nature Boy | Eden Ahbez.............................................................................................................130

 

Chapter List

 

8 | Celebrities in Hiding | by Audrey Moe

 

T-shirts and Jeans | John Travolta................................................................................................134

 

Mysterious Envelopes | Frank Sinatra..........................................................................................139

 

3 Women | Robert Altman.............................................................................................................145

 

Tragic Haircut | Janet Gaynor’s Death..........................................................................................150

 

Secrets | Joseph Wambaugh........................................................................................................155

 

From Sets to Submarines | Walter Cronkite, Natalie Wood..........................................................160

 

Living With Nature | John Lautner.................................................................................................168

 

Dream and Reality Come Together | Steve Lowe, Beat Hotel,

 

William S. Burroughs....................................................................................................................175

 

Plastics: Past and Present | Charles Hollis Jones........................................................................182

 

Hippie, Yippie, Satirist | Paul Krassner, Nancy Cain.......................................................................187

 

“That’s Amazing!” | Huell Howser..................................................................................................194

 

A Living Treasure | Paul Gregory..................................................................................................198

 

The End or Not | Author’s Statement.............................................................................................205

 

Acknowledgements

 

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