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  • Frank and Laura Cavestani’s Wedding

    Frank and Laura Cavestani’s Wedding

    Frank Cavestani rants poetically about marriage from different locations in New York City. Then he gets married. Raw footage of the after-ceremony party. Continue reading

  • [Making It In Hollywood raw #8]

    [Making It In Hollywood raw #8]

    Raw footage from the 1976 documentary “Making It In Hollywood,” which follows several actors as they attempt to break into the movie business.

    This tape features actress Sally Kirkland phoning to invite people to one of her “press parties”; Kirkland speaks with several people, including actress Dyan Cannon, and musician Kinky Friedman (who confides that he “distrusts” Paul McCartney, and that he will soon be firing his management staff), and Kirkland leaves a message for actors Keith Carradine and Christina Raines. Continue reading

  • [Making It In Hollywood raw #32]

    Raw footage for the 1976 documentary “Making It In Hollywood,” which follows several actors as they attempt to break into the movie business. This tapes follows Cissy Colpitts, an aspiring actress, as she enters the William Morris Agency in an attempt to obtain an agent to represent her. She is interviewed on the street before meeting with the agent, and again when the meeting has finished. She talks about the experience, and says it was very positive. She did not get an agent, but was referred to other, smaller agencies. After leaving the agency, the interview continues at a poolside location, where Colpitts shows us her headshots, and resume. She also talks about her decision to become an actress. Continue reading

  • [Making It In Hollywood raw #52]

    [Making It In Hollywood raw #52]

    Raw footage for the 1976 documentary “Making It In Hollywood,” which follows several actors as they attempt to break into the movie business. B-roll footage of a tour of Beverly Hills; includes footage of several large mansions, presumably the home of movie stars. Also, Frank Cavestani, the “Making It” director, tells us how he got his start in Hollywood. Continue reading

  • [Making It In Hollywood raw #75]

    [Making It In Hollywood raw #75]

    Raw footage from the 1976 documentary “Making It In Hollywood”, which follows several actors as they attempt to break into the movie business. Continue reading

  • [Making It In Hollywood raw #9]

    [Making It In Hollywood raw #9]

    Raw footage for the 1976 documentary “Making It In Hollywood,” which follows several actors as they attempt to break into the movie business. This tape features actress Sally Kirkland describing how she is tough and recalling a night when she was nearly assaulted in New York; Kirkland pleading with director Frank Cavestani to erase the tape used in a previous interview (said tape contains private information confided to Kirkland by musician Kinky Friedman during a phone conversation…see [Making It Raw #8]); and Kirkland calling Shelley Winters. Continue reading

  • [Making It In Hollywood raw #33]

    [Making It In Hollywood raw #33]

    Raw footage for the 1976 documentary “Making It In Hollywood,” which follows several actors as they attempt to break into the movie business. This tape features Cissy Colpitts, an aspiring actress (now Cisse Cameron). Colpitts is interviewed poolside. Continue reading

  • [Making It In Hollywood raw #53]

    [Making It In Hollywood raw #53]

    Raw footage for the 1976 documentary “Making It In Hollywood,” which follows several actors as they attempt to break into the movie business. Footage from Joe Allen’s restaurant, talking to waiters there who are trying to break into the business. Continue reading