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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The book does have a new postscript from the author, and it seems like enough material for a second book. You actually feel for both Scott and Lee, and I really wish this story had ended better. Jun 14, Nona Raines rated it really liked it. It’s every kid’s dream. Outstanding Casting for a Miniseries, Movie, or Special. No trivia or quizzes yet. The problem was there was no Liberace. Rose Carracappa Garrett M. Thorson agrees and drives to Liberace’s retreat house in Palm Springs, where he and Liberace have one last, emotional conversation.

Trivia Matt Damon wore a wig for the film in order to appear younger. He then seeks legal redress for what he feels he has lost. Thorson forgot the golden rule in tell alls, you actually have to tell it in order to sell it.


This book was poorly written. Instead, what came across to me was the tragic story of a man whose whole life could have taken a much better turn if he’d never met Liberace. Showmanship, a man forty hte his senior. His cup was running over while mine had come up empty. Some time he rambled on about other people.

Even with such bizarre events the book is written at a snails-pace because, like Liberace, Thorson doesn’t really want to reveal anything beyond the surface. Behind the Candelabra — first look review”. Edit Did You Know? Craziest thing was the “Afterword”. I had to finance my own lifestyle, and all I knew from a practical standpoint was drugs.

Thorson’s story is a boring story of a man liberaec wrong by a chicken hawk. The portrait of Liberace drawn from this somewhat self-serving story depicts a selfish, manipulative sociopath who used and disposed of his “proteges” and treated people like objects.

VERY repetitious, but still a good read. His show sounds kind of wackadoodle so I’m curious to see what made him so popular.

Behind the Candelabra

He was scared to death. Refresh and try again. Behind the Candelabra Television release poster. I imagined Thorson’s story to be a magical waterfall of sleaze that would flow down a sparkling mountain of garbage and at the summit of this mountain of trash would be wlth beautiful rainbow.


This was a fascinating story about a man who was in love with himself far more than he could have been with Scott or anyone else. May 21, Erin rated it liked it. Was this review helpful to you? They all depicted homosexual acts and, even at the age of eighteen, I found the movies offensive and luberace.

And it was a very high price–his life. Liberace’s famous saying was “Too much of a good thing is Wonderful”. HBO please don’t let the trash loving public down the way Thorson did. See this year’s top trailers in under a minute, including Avengers: Behind the Candelabra Lee gives expensive cars and jewelry. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. I read the liife.

Behind the Candelabra by Scott Thorson

Thorson had his struggles with drugs, which contributed to the demise of the relationship. I wanted to be a veterinarian. I could not put this down.

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