Michael Douglas and Baby Boy in Behind the Candelabra () Jerry Weintraub at an event for Behind the Liberace: I hate my life sometimes, I really do. Behind the Candelabra has ratings and reviews. writing style is that of the co-author) mindlessly goes through the excesses of his life with Liberace. Starring Michael Douglas and Matt Damon, the film is adapted from “Behind the Candelabra: My Life With Liberace,” by Scott Thorson with Alex.

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Retrieved March 6, In other projects Wikiquote. The following year, Douglas officially signed on to play Liberace alongside Damon.

Mainly a serious drug habit that he seems to battle throughout the rest of his life. Read it, you won’t be disappointed!

I usually don’t read biographies or autobiographies because there’s no one else’s life I’m THAT interested in reading about. Afterwards wait for it he got born again and became an evangelical preacher. I am sure that the book did not even scratch the surface of how is life was.

Lee had his mind set on two things: In the mood for someting trashy, I listened to the book on CD. When I was growing up, there were two men on television I found totally repugnant.


They all depicted homosexual acts and, even at the age of eighteen, I found the movies offensive and boring. It was liberacs interesting book, but I’m a sucker for show-biz stories.

Frances Liberace Casey Kramer Meanwhile, Lee was back in Palm Springs, convinced that I now represented a serious danger to his health and happiness. Thorson moves in with Liberace and becomes libdrace lover.

Behind the Candelabra by Scott Thorson

An When I first learned that this book existed I was pissed that I didn’t know about it years ago. Retrieved April 18, This is an interesting look into the world of celebrities who are put up on a pedestal and surrounded by yes men. Scott Thorson Scott Bakula Thorson affectionately refers Liberace as Li throughout his tale of how Walter Liberace, a woth from Wisconsin with a over bearing mother.

Behind the Candelabra — first look review”. A sleazy book about a sleazy guy who got taken by a sleazy taker. American Crime Story Black Mirrorseason 4 Best Actor candelabrz Miniseries or Television Film.

Behind the Candelabra

Thorson agrees and drives to Liberace’s retreat house in Palm Springs, where he and Liberace have one last, emotional conversation. Watch the Top Trailers of Trivia About Behind bdhind Candel No one cares about that. I was so intrigued that I went out and got the book, even hough I know little to nothing about the legacy of “Mr.

Fargo beyind, season 1 Olive Kitteridge Sound Mixer Jane Morris Views Read Edit View history. I really enjoyed this book, and had a hard time putting it down.


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He then again blames Liberace for his drug problem: In the early years Thorson glazes over Liberace’s narcissism, controlling behavior and love of pornography, but towards the end of the relationships those flaws become hard to ignore despite Thorson’s own serious flaws.

Edit Details Official Sites: As a result, Liberace ends their formal partnership and involves himself with his most recent, and much younger, “assistant”. Black introduces Thorson to Liberace Michael Douglaswho takes an immediate liking to the handsome younger man. Start your free trial. May 30, Abby rated it liked it. Published May 14th by Tantor Audio first published June 22nd Probably the only thing separating this story from others like it is Thorson’s reflective commentary and honesty about his own mistakes and that the leading man was truly one of the greatest entertainers of his time.

Scott was eighteen when he was wooed and seduced by Mr. Did he enjoy an occasional hot lunch?