Quotes: hollywood

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  • Fred A. Allen
    Fred A. Allen
    American comic 1894-1957
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    An associate producer is the only guy in Hollywood who will associate with a producer.
  • Erica Jong
    Erica Jong
    American author 1942-
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    Every country gets the circus it deserves. Spain gets bullfights. Italy gets the Catholic Church. America gets Hollywood.
  • Julie Burchill
    Julie Burchill
    British journalist, writer
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    Fame is no sanctuary from the passing of youth... suicide is much easier and more acceptable in Hollywood than growing old gracefully.
  • Erica Jong
    Erica Jong
    American author 1942-
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    Growing up female in America. What a liability! You grew up with your ears full of cosmetic ads, love songs, advice columns, whoreoscopes, Hollywood gossip, and moral dilemmas on the level of TV soap operas. What litanies the advertisers of the good life chanted at you! What curious catechisms!
  • Billy Wilder
    Billy Wilder
    Austrian-American filmmaker, screenwriter, producer and artist 1906-2002
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    Hollywood didn't kill Marilyn Monroe, it's the Marilyn Monroes who are killing Hollywood.
  • Alistair Cooke
    Alistair Cooke
    British journalist 1908-
    Alistair Cooke
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    Hollywood grew to be the most flourishing factory of popular mythology since the Greeks.
  • John Huston
    John Huston
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    Hollywood has always been a cage... a cage to catch our dreams.
  • Ben Hecht
    Ben Hecht
    American writer, playwright 1894-1964
    Ben Hecht
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    Hollywood held this double lure for me, tremendous sums of money for work that required no more effort than a game of pinochle.
  • Fred A. Allen
    Fred A. Allen
    American comic 1894-1957
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    Hollywood is a place where people from Iowa mistake each other for stars.
  • Orson Welles
    Orson Welles
    American film maker 1915-1985
    Orson Welles
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    Hollywood is the only industry, even taking in soup companies, which does not have laboratories for the purpose of experimentation.
  • Dorothy Parker
    Dorothy Parker
    American humoristic writer 1893-1967
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    Hollywood money isn't money. It's congealed snow, melts in your hand, and there you are.
  • Dorothy Parker
    Dorothy Parker
    American humoristic writer 1893-1967
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    I can't talk about Hollywood. It was a horror to me when I was there and it's a horror to look back on. I can't imagine how I did it. When I got away from it I couldn't even refer to the place by name. ''Out there,'' I called it.
  • Dudley Nichols
    Dudley Nichols
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    I devoutly believe it is the writer who has matured the film medium more than anyone else in Hollywood. Even when he knew nothing about his work, he brought at least knowledge of life and a more grown-up mind, a maturer feeling about the human being.
  • Hedy Lamarr
    Hedy Lamarr
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    I was the highest-priced and most important star in Hollywood, but I was 'difficult.'

    Source: Popcorn in Paradise (1980)

  • Michael Douglas
    Michael Douglas
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    I'm impressed with the people from Chicago. Hollywood is hype, New York is talk, Chicago is work.
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