Legends

Terry O'Neill, Author Viking Books $25 (0p) ISBN 978-0-670-80933-2
O'Neill notes that he has a friendship with each of the celebrities included in this first collection of his photographs; indeed, he is married to one of them, Faye Dunaway. The black-and-white portraits, revealing of their subjects, show O'Neill to be a gifted artist. He captures private momentsJanis Joplin preparing to perform, Jane Fonda resting between takes at a filming, Albert Finney exercisingand special timesa pregnant Sharon Tate showing off baby clothes 10 days before her death, Peter Sellers hamming with Lord Snowdon, the first meeting between Elizabeth Taylor and David Bowie. There are shots of Mick Jagger dressed in a business suit, Frank Sinatra on location in Florida with his bodyguards, Sammy Davis Jr. rehearsing, Lawrence Olivier in drag. A glittering photo album of stars. O'Neill's work has appeared in such magazines as Life, Newsweek, People and Vogue. First serial to Playboy. Foreign rights: Jonathan Cape Ltd. November
Reviewed on: 11/01/1985
Release date: 11/01/1985
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