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Robert Wagner: I wouldn't want to be a young actor today

In Robert Wagner's new book, 'You Must Remember This: Life and Style in Hollywood's Golden Age,' the 84-year-old actor recalls the glamorous years in Hollywood from the 1940s and 50s. It's a fascinating look back at the homes, restaurants and privileged life the Hollywood elite enjoyed during their heyday. The screen legend spoke to FOX411 about the book, and how Hollywood has changed.FOX411: How did this book come about?Robert Wagner: I work with a lot of young people who have asked me about what it was like in the golden era, what the contract system was like. I start to tell them about it and they're fascinated. I had written another book with Scott Eyman and I started to talk to Scott about it and we started to look at it and none of it's there anymore, it's all gone. So I wanted to put it down because it was the best time of my life and I thought, 'Let's try to put this all together.' Everything has changed so drastically and things to change in life, we all know that. It's not a ...

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