Dirty Dreams

Lynda Obst, Author, Carol Wolper, With Dutton Books $18.95 (30p) ISBN 978-0-453-00731-3
This silly but harmless bit of glitz is the collaboration of a Hollywood producer and a scriptwriter. Ruthless and successful producer Lance Burton wants Millennium Studios to give him total control over his sex-in-handcuffs cinematic ``statement.'' Studio exec Nicole Lanford, foreseeing disaster, becomes the target of in-house battles between Bambi Stern and David Beach, each vying for her job. Other Hollywood figures include CEO Ted McGuinness, whose goal is to avoid all conflict and retire wealthy; Kevin Holberstein, Millennium president whose secret will force him to act against Nicole; Carolyn Foster, whose loyalty to Nicole must withstand Bambi's predatory ambitions for her boyfriend; and a cast of assorted agents, bimbos, hangers-on and would-be Hollywood moguls, legitimate and otherwise. Lists of brand names pass for description, and in general the prose is underwhelming (``They were as different as fire and ice.''). Still, it is an amiable mediocrity. (June)
Reviewed on: 06/05/1990
Release date: 06/01/1990
Paperback - 368 pages - 978-0-451-16969-3
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