Mark A. Vieira is a photographer and writer specializing in Hollywood history. His books include The Making of Some Like It Hot (with Tony Curtis), Greta Garbo: A Cinematic Legacy, and Sin in Soft Focus: Pre-Code Hollywood. He has lectured at USC, UCLA, Lincoln centre, and Universal Studios. He has appeared on CBS Sunday Morning, and in documentaries such as TCM's Moguls and Movie Stars, Universal's Forbidden Film, and BBC's Shooting the Stars. He guest curated the recent Irving Thalberg exhibition at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
"This popular history, complete with rare film stills, is recommended for vintage film fans." -Library Journal