Starmaker by Jay Bernstein
Life as a Hollywood Publicist with Farrah, the Rat Pack and 600 More Stars Who Fired Me

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Revealingly candid, this Hollywood memoir is the story of Jay Bernstein, an entertainment industry fixture who helped launch and sustain the careers of many celebrities including Farrah Fawcett and Suzanne Somers. From his childhood in Oklahoma City and his first job in a Hollywood mail room to the ownership of his own public relations firm and his work as a television producer, Bernstein’s life is chronicled in his own words. In addition to his rise to greatness, Bernstein also describes the relationships he had with stars and relates the stories behind some of the crazy stunts he pulled to garner attention, such as paying women to throw hotel keys at Tom Jones, having Entertainment Tonight host Mary Hart’s legs insured for one million dollars, and getting married underwater for an episode of Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous. Written with style and a sense of humor, this autobiography shares the intimate details of Jay Bernstein’s fascinating life.

 

About Jay Bernstein

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Jay Bernstein was a legendary Hollywood publicist, personal manager, producer, and director. Larry Cortez Hamm was a ghostwriter of screenplays, newspaper and magazine articles, and autobiographies. David Rubini is a writer, publicist, and executive producer residing in Los Angeles.
 
Published October 1, 2011 by ECW Press. 375 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Business & Economics, Humor & Entertainment, Arts & Photography. Non-fiction

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