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McDougal, Dennis

Overview
Works: 22 works in 96 publications in 3 languages and 4,231 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Biographies  Case studies  History  Trials, litigation, etc  Trial and arbitral proceedings  True crime stories 
Roles: Author
Classifications: HV6533.C2, B
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Dennis McDougal
The last mogul : Lew Wasserman, MCA, and the hidden history of Hollywood by Dennis McDougal( Book )

11 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in English and held by 566 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As the elusive, tyrannical head of the Music Corporation of America (MCA) Lew Wassermann has been the most powerful and feared man in show business for more than half a century. His story has remained largely unknown, until now ... Intensely private and so low-profile that he wouldn't allow press photographers to take his picture for decades, Wasserman ran his beloved MCA with an iron fist
Five easy decades : how Jack Nicholson became the biggest movie star in modern times by Dennis McDougal( Book )

9 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 564 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A portrait of the enduring Hollywood personality draws on numerous interviews and other sources to describe his childhood in New Jersey, early escapades, drug problems, celebrity relationships, films, and professional achievements
Angel of darkness by Dennis McDougal( Book )

9 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 530 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The true story of Randy Kraft and the most heinous murder spree of the century"--Jacket subtitle
Privileged son : Otis Chandler and the rise and fall of the L.A. times dynasty by Dennis McDougal( Book )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 481 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Otis Chandler, the heir of one of the most powerful families in Southern California, led the Los Angeles Times to national prominence
Fatal subtraction : the inside story of Buchwald v. Paramount by Pierce O'Donnell( Book )

10 editions published between 1992 and 1996 in English and held by 471 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the best of families : the anatomy of a true tragedy by Dennis McDougal( Book )

9 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in English and held by 409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On a cool California evening in the exclusive ocean community of Palos Verdes Estates, a police cruiser pulled up to 2019 Via Visalia, a rambling ranch house nestled in the hillside. Inside, the police found a shattered pair of eyeglasses, a bloody pile of clothes, and the naked body of a middle-aged woman that showed signs of being raped and beaten. In the hours that followed, two astonishing facts would come to light: that the woman's husband was the personal attorney to President Ronald and First Lady Nancy Reagan. And that her younger son Michael was the prime suspect in her murder
Dylan : the biography by Dennis McDougal( Book )

4 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Through extensive interviews and conversations with Dylan's friends, family, sidemen, and fans, Los Angeles Times journalist Dennis McDougal crafts an unprecedented understanding of Dylan and the intricate story behind the myths
Mother's day by Dennis McDougal( )

12 editions published between 1916 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The shocking true story of a mother who murdered her two daughters with the help of her own sons ..."--Cover
Blood cold : fame, sex, and murder in Hollywood by Dennis McDougal( )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in English and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

He was Robert Blake, former child actor, acclaimed star of In Cold Blood, and iconic '70s TV detective in Baretta. By the late '90s he was a troubled has-been coasting on the fumes of past success. She was Bonny Lee Bakley, a Hollywood parasite and con artist know for elaborate Internet sex scams and a shameless pursuit of money and fame. She settled for Blake. It was a doomed relationship that came to a dead end on May 4 2001, when Bonny was shot to death in a parked car on a dark Hollywood side street. Eleven months later, Blake was charged with the murder of his wife, the mother of their child--a crime that would reveal the sordid secrets of their marriage. Bestselling journalist Dennis McDougal and senior TV Guide correspondent Mary Murphy uncover the lives of two violently dysfuntional lovers who crashed head-on in a squalid soap opera of sexual and physical abuse, alcohol and drugs, desperate betrayals between husband and wife, and rumors of incest, death threats, and murder for hire. A cautionary tale of success--and love--gone bad, Blood Cold is a true Hollywood nightmare
The Yosemite murders by Dennis McDougal( Book )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drawing on several personal conversations with confessed killer, Cary Stayner, his family, and the victims' families, the author presents the complete story of the 4 murders that took place in Yosemite National Park during the winter of 1999
The Dennis McDougal true crime collection by Dennis McDougal( )

1 edition published in 2018 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From a murderous mother to a famous actor accused of killing his wife in cold blood, gripping true crime exposes from an award-winning journalist. Mother's Day: The true story of Theresa Cross Knorr, the twisted child abuser who murdered two of her own daughters'with the help of her sons. It would be almost a decade after these horrific crimes before her youngest daughter, Terry Knorr Graves, revealed her mother's history of unfathomable violence. At first, she was met with disbelief by law enforcement and even her own therapist, but eventually, the truth about her mother's monstrous abuse emerged. Award-winning journalist Dennis McDougal details the pathological jealousy, rage, and domineering behavior that escalated into appalling acts of homicide and destroyed a family. Blood Cold: In May 2001, Bonny Lee Bakley was shot to death in a car parked on a dark Hollywood side street. Eleven months later, Robert Blake'her husband, the father of her child, and the star of the classic film In Cold Blood and the popular 1970s TV detective series Baretta'was arrested for murder, conspiracy, and solicitation. Did Blake kill his wife' Did he hire someone to do the job for him' Award-winning journalist Dennis McDougal and entertainment-media expert Mary Murphy recount a real-life crime story more shocking and bizarre than any movie
Fatal subtraction : how Hollywood really does business : the inside story of Buchwald vs. Paramount by Pierce O'Donnell( Recording )

4 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines one of the most sensational lawsuits in entertainment history. Tells how Art Buchwald filed a breach-of-contract suit against Paramount claiming that the studio had failed to give him credit for the original story on which the movie Coming to America was based
Candlestickmaker by Dennis McDougal( Book )

in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jack Nicholson, biografía by Dennis McDougal( Book )

2 editions published in 2010 in Spanish and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The last mogul : Lew Wasserman & the hidden history of Hollywood by Dennis McDougal( Book )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

OPERATION WHITE RABBIT : lsd, the dea, and the fate of the acid king by Dennis McDougal( Book )

1 edition published in 2020 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Five Easy Decades: How Jack Nicholson Became the Biggest Movie Star in Mode by Dennis McDougal( Book )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Antiapartheid movement in the united states by Dennis McDougal( Book )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The acid chronicles( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The last mogul : Lew Wasserman, MCA, and the hidden history of Hollywood by Dennis McDougal( Recording )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Biography of one of Hollywood's most powerful moguls who joined the industry at the beginning of talking films and could singlehandedly make or break a career. Wasserman was also a confidant to other powerful people; politicians and businessmen as well as Mafia bosses, as the head of Universal Studios. Some strong language. c1998
 
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Five easy decades : how Jack Nicholson became the biggest movie star in modern timesAngel of darknessPrivileged son : Otis Chandler and the rise and fall of the L.A. times dynastyIn the best of families : the anatomy of a true tragedyMother's dayBlood cold : fame, sex, and murder in HollywoodThe Yosemite murdersThe last mogul : Lew Wasserman & the hidden history of HollywoodFive Easy Decades: How Jack Nicholson Became the Biggest Movie Star in Mode
Alternative Names
Dennis McDougal American journalist

Dennis McDougal Amerikaans biograaf

Dennis McDougal periodista estadounidense

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Mac Dougal Dennis

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