on January 14, 2014
When Universal Studios producer David Begelman needed a new swimming pool for his house, he forged some checks payable to actor Cliff Robertson. When the IRS came after Robertson for not declaring this income, he quickly realized that he was the victim of fraud. However, when Cliff Robertson went to the media and told his story, the Hollywood Old Guard quickly closed ranks to protect Begelman. This gripping true-life story gives you an insight as to the way Hollywood works. The Old Guard can be mean and vindictive and can destroy a career with one phone call. Actor Cliff Robertson was blacklisted and did not make any movies for several years after this incident. If you've ever wondered just how Tinseltown works, this book will give you all the information you need.