Indecent Exposure: A True Story of Hollywood and Wall Street

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Paperback. Pub the Date: December 2002 Pages: 576 in Publisher: HarperBusiness When the head of of Columbia Pictures. David Begelman. Got caught forging Cliff Robertson's name on a 10.000 the check. It seemed. At first like a simple case of embezzlement. It wasn't. The incident was the tip of the iceberg. the first hint of a scandal that shook Hollywood and rattled Wall Street. Soon powerful studio executives were engulfed in controversy; careers derailed; reputations died; and a ruthless. take-no- prisoners corporate power struggle for the world-famous Hollywood dream factory began.First published in 1982. this now classic story of greed and lies in Tinseltown appears here with a stunning final chapter on Begelman's post-Columbia career as he continued to dazzle and defraud. .. until his last hours in a Hollywood hotel room. where his story dramatically and poignantly would...

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When the head of Columbia Pictures, David Begelman, got caught forging Cliff Robertson's name on a $10,000 check, it seemed, at first, like a simple case of embezzlement. It wasn't. The incident was the tip of the iceberg, the first hint of a scandal that shook Hollywood and rattled Wall Street. Soon powerful studio executives were engulfed in controversy; careers derailed; reputations died; and a ruthless, take-no-prisoners corporate power struggle for the world-famous Hollywood dream factory began.

First published in 1982, this now classic story of greed and lies in Tinseltown appears here with a stunning final chapter on Begelman's post-Columbia career as he continued to dazzle and defraud . . . until his last hours in a Hollywood hotel room, where his story dramatically and poignantly would end.

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David McClintick, an investigative reporter at the Wall Street Journal for eleven years, is an award-winning author and journalist. His other books include Swordfish and Stealing from the Rich. He lives in New York and Los Angeles.

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