Hellraisers: The Life and Inebriated Times of Richard Burton, Richard Harris, Peter O'Toole, and Oliver Reed

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Hellraisers: The Life and Inebriated Times of Richard Burton, Richard Harris, Peter O'Toole, and Oliver Reed

Hellraisers: The Life and Inebriated Times of Richard Burton, Richard Harris, Peter O'Toole, and Oliver Reed

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Their names are included up there with the acting g And God bless Richard Harris for giving us his son Jared, who was so great as Lane Pryce on "Mad Men. Unfortunately being oblivious became a professional as well as personal necessity for these legendary troublemakers.

The best parts of the book were the segments on Richard Harris, a mean-spirited, violent, and cruel drunk who managed to transform himself into an occasional tippler of Guinness, and more importantly, Albus Dumbledore.

On May 2, 1999 while filming Gladiator in Malta, Oliver Reed was leaving a pub when he spotted a group of Royal Navy sailors. We don’t share your credit card details with third-party sellers, and we don’t sell your information to others. It's slightly different for each man - with Richard Harris and Oliver Reed there is a fight of some kind, with Richard Burton there is also Elizabeth Taylor (who drank as much or more than he did), and with Peter O'Toole there is always a bon mot. So wonderfully captures the wanton belligerence of both binging and stardom you almost feel the guys themselves are telling the tales. I was repulsed the most about Oliver Reed whose tense David Letterman show appearance is on Youtube and deserves a look.

Anyone who has ever been through a severe depression knows that there's nothing romantic or even remotely creative about it.This is the 'story' of four of the greatest actors of their generation; Richard Burton, Peter O'Toole, Richard Harris and Oliver Reed - told through the lens of alcohol. O’Toole, who all but gave up drinking after a near-fatal medical crisis in the mid-1970s, was the only one of the four to cork the bottle.

Just when you thought the behaviour of these thugs could not get any worse it often did and certainly got no better. If you want to interview a drunk or see a drunk fall in the camellia bushes, come ahead,” that film’s publicist supposedly told the press.Richard Burton, Richard Harris, Oliver Reed and Peter O' Toole were among the four greatest actors of their generation. One is tempted to feel sad for the lives that ended too young and the (acting) work that didn't happen, but my god, they had a hell of a good time!



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