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Hiding in Plain Sight The Secret Life of Raymond Burr

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ISBN-10: 1557836949

ISBN-13: 9781557836946

Edition: N/A

Authors: Michael Seth Starr

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The complete story of the actor's career, including his secret gay life. Raymond Burr (1917-1993) was an enigma. A film noir star regularly known for his villainous roles in movies like Rear Window, he delighted millions of viewers each week with the top-rated shows Perry Mason and Ironside, which ran virtually uninterrupted for 20 years. But Burr was leading a secret gay life at a time in Hollywood when such a lifestyle was akin to career suicide. He invented a tragic biography for himself in which he was mythologized as a heartbroken husband and father. There was even an invented affair with a teenage Natalie Wood, 21 years his junior. He fought for truth as Perry Mason and Robert T.…    
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Book details

List price: $24.95
Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation
Publication date: 4/1/2008
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 297
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.650
Language: English

Acknowledgments
A Burr in the Saddle
California Dreamin'
An Old Wives' Tale
(Un)true Romance
Enter Perry Mason
Howdy, Partner: A Little R&R
A Confidential Matter
Your Slip Is Showing
It's a Jungle Out There
Raymond and the Misses
Redux and Cover
Twilight in the Vineyard
Where There's a Will ...
Raymond Burr Credits
Author Interviews
Notes
Selected Bibliography
Index