139. Six Degrees of Robert Evans | The Kid Stays in the Picture

In our continuing investigation into the Six Degrees of Robert Evans, this episode focuses on his years from 1956 through 1961. Robert begins as an actor and will end this five year period with an ex-wife, a fortune, and a new production career in Hollywood.

Connected into this episode: Norma Shearer, Jimmy Cagney, David O. Selznick, Darryl Zanuck, Ernest Hemingway, Ava Gardner, Errol Flynn, Lana Turner, and many others.

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Sources

The Kid Stays in the Picture, by Robert Evans (Amazon)

The Fat Lady Sang, by Robert Evans (Amazon)

Restoring a Hollywood Legend in Beverly Hills (beverlyhillscourier.com)

Beverly Hills Home Where Robert Evans Screened His Movies Sells for $16 Million (wsj.com)

Famed Beverly Hills Estate of Robert Evans Sells to Discovery CEO for $16M (hollywoodreporter.com)

Auction: Property From The Estate of Robert Evans (juliensauctions.com)

Auction of Legendary Producer Robert Evans’s Estate Delivers Big Numbers (vanityfair.com)

5 Wild Robert Evans Stories You Should Devour After The Offer | Vanity Fair

The Profane Originality of Robert Evans, Hollywood’s Most Unapologetic Gatsby (townandcountrymag.com)

Before He Died, Legendary Producer Robert Evans Made One Final Push to Stay in the Picture (lamag.com)

The Reason Ali MacGraw’s Three Marriages Ended in Divorce – Video (oprah.com)

How Robert Evans Really Got His Paramount Job – The Hollywood Reporter

Robert Evans: The Late Movie Producer was Married 7 Times | Heavy.com

Legendary Chinatown Producer Robert Evans Dies at 89 | PEOPLE.com

Divorce No. 7 for Producer Robert Evans | PEOPLE.com

Before He Died, Legendary Producer Robert Evans Made One Final Push to Stay in the Picture (lamag.com)

Robert Evans’ Beverly Hills mansion being restored by David Zaslav (pagesix.com)

Inside the wild life of Hollywood movie maestro Robert Evans (pagesix.com)

A Tribute to Robert Evans: The Producer Who Stayed in the Picture (variety.com)

Robert Evans, Famed Producer of ‘Chinatown,’ Dies at 89 | Fortune (fortune.com)

Evans, Oxenberg marriage is over – Variety

Millionaire movie producer Robert Evans, who pleaded guilty to… – UPI Archives

‘The Fat Lady Sang,’ a Robert Evans Memoir – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

Evans Gate | Vanity Fair | September 1994 (archive.vanityfair.com)

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