it was a trial by flashbulbs even for someone whose boy next door good looks
French translation: un procès à coup(s) de flashes
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English term or phrase:
a trial by flashbulbwhose boy next door good looks
ce fut l'épreuve des flash, même pour quelqu'un dont ses mannequin"garcons d'à coté" sont très beaux
Explanation: I replaced l'épreuve du feu by l'épreuve des flash (the more flashes the more succesful) and stressed the beautiful aspect a bit.
Don't forget the cédille on gacon, I can't type it on my keyboard