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Guiding us through Hollywood’s varying views and use of sex in its pictures, Adam Roche takes us back to 1921 when Hollywood's fascination with sex is seemingly unstoppable... And then explains how the world’s most powerful industry dealt with censorship for the films of the 30s, 40s and beyond.

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  • Connie Ricci
  • 04-07-2019

Oh Yes!!!

I have only just discovered Adam Roche and his titles (I have them all) I am completely captivated by his delivery and the quality and passion, which is evident by the quality of his narration. He comes across as devoted to his subject and the content detail to all the stories is fantastic. More titles please, I could listen to you all day long.

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  • Alison
  • 01-07-2020

Listen to this along with all of the other podcasts by this narrator

I was so surprised to find all of this series of Hollywood related true stories and the way US society interacted with the film industry so addictive but I have! Well worth a monthly subscription alone!

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 08-05-2020

brilliant

Best narrator on Audible came across this after lisitening to bullets and blood 5 stars Great listen

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  • Elle Turpitt
  • 24-04-2020

Great addition to a fantastic series

Adam Roche's Secret History series continues to completely draw the reader into the early days of Hollywood. I've loved every one I've listened to, with Roche really bringing to life the stories he tells.

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  • Maurice
  • 29-03-2020

All right for an afternoon

The content isn't as strong as you'd expect but it's a story well told. a touch short though.

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  • ThePuss
  • 11-05-2019

Free and fascinating!

As an amateur aficionardo of pre-40s cinema I found this series (including Sex, Horror, Holmes...) brilliant. I was already aware of the Roscoe Arbuckle scandal but if you aren't and you have an interest in this cinematic era you should listen to these!

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  • Nic Vickery
  • 18-03-2019

Brilliant, as ever

Interesting, thought provoking and made with style. The subject is so well researched, and beautifully told, it will have you searching for more of Adam Roches voyages into the golden age of Hollywood. Especially the backstories and human side of those times. Can not recommend highly enough

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  • Dreadpirate Smoo
  • 31-01-2019

A great listen.

Wonderful descriptive and absorbing. Did the whole lot in one fell swoop. Took a minute to get used the voice of the reader but settled in quickly. Was great hearing about some of the greats from back in the day. Well worth a listen.

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  • Mr. A. P. Buckley
  • 14-09-2020

fascinating

I've listened to a number of presentations by Adam Roche and find his content fascinating. This particular content is absolutely fascinating, I had no idea. On to the next.

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