From the Back Cover
Was there a curse on Rosemary's Baby and what was Charles Manson's bizarre connection to the hit horror classic?
Did trouble on the set of The Misfits lead to Clark Gable's death?
What's the full story behind the deaths of the stars of Rebel Without a Cause?
Did the filming of an epic bomb play a part in the cancer deaths of John Wayne, Susan Hayward, Agnes Moorehead and countless others?
Was there an evil force taking part in the making of The Exorcist and what are the details behind the curse facing the neighborhood where the movie was made?
What tragic events tie the stars of Superman together?
Curse of the Silver Screen chronicles the troubled production tales of these and other films and uncovers how the various movie productions played a role in the lives of Marilyn Monroe, Alfred Hitchcock, Joan Crawford, Marlon Brando, Montgomery Clift, Elizabeth Taylor and others. It's a must-read for any movie fan who loves behind the scene stories surrounding some of Hollywood's most memorable motion pictures.
About the Author
John W. Law is an editor and journalist whose work has appeared in newspapers, magazines and books. In all, he has worked on the staffs of six daily, three weekly and several monthly publications and has been the editor of several books. As a freelance writer his work has appeared in various newspapers and magazines. He frequently writes on the film and entertainment industry and is currently working on a book about the life and films of Hollywood director/producer William Castle.