The Unimportance of Being Oscar

The Unimportance of Being Oscar

"The Unimportance of Being Oscar" is a 1968 memoir by writer/pianist/actor Oscar Levant. The book is known for Oscar's laconic witticisms, such as "everyone in Hollywood is gay, except Gabby Hayes — and that's because he is a transvestite."


* The title of this autobiography is a pun on the title of the Oscar Wilde book "The Importance of Being Earnest".

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