Hollywood Café: Coffee with the Stars

Steven Rea

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Put on a pot of your favorite coffee, perk up, and enjoy nostalgic black-and-white photos that celebrate screen icons from the SilentEra through the eighties, making and drinking their own cups of joe, java,pour-overs, and percolated brews. Hollywood Café bridges the vibrantcoffee culture of right-now with the glamorous coffee culture of thestar-studded past. A dream cast of nearly 200 stars—Humphrey Bogart,Marilyn Monroe, Frank Sinatra, Grace Kelly, Audrey Hepburn, Katharine Hepburn,Bette Davis, Clara Bow, Charlie Chaplin, W. C. Fields, Robert Mitchum, RitaHayworth, Bob Hope, Michael Caine, Jane Fonda, Ava Gardner, Jackie Gleason,Lucille Ball, Elvis Presley, Jayne Mansfield, Sammy Davis Jr., William Holden,Lauren Bacall, John Wayne, and many more—is captured on the set, on the run, incostume and out, behind-the-scenes and at the kitchen table, refilling andrefueling, sipping and savoring, drinking the good stuff, just like us.

Size: 8 1/8" x 9 1/8" | 180 b/w photos | 192 pp
ISBN13: 9780764349898

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Steven Rea writes about movies for The Philadelphia Inquirer. He is a member of the National Society of Film Critics, author of Hollywood Rides a Bike: Cycling with the Stars, and producer of the popular Tumblr blog ridesabike.com. He drinks coffee.