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 one of actress Sally Kirkland's "press" parties. Various people from the "Making It" crew interview several actors and show business people about struggling in Hollywood. Those interviewed include actor Robert Ginty, actress Corinne Calvet, and several unidentified actors.
00:05Copy video clip URL Producer Tom Weinberg interviews two actors at Sally Kirkland’s party, one of whom is Robert Ginty. He talks about the business now in contrast to how it was in the ’40s. Many other actors join them, including Corinne Calvet.
04:10Copy video clip URL Calvet’s son briefly joins the group, and then there is an interview with both Calvet and Ginty. Ginty says that television is the only place an actor can work anymore.
09:15Copy video clip URL Interview with an editor and actor about being gay in the business. He got into the production part of the business but didn’t like to be propositioned, etc. Cavestani likes the idea of quitting acting to go into production.
13:33Copy video clip URL Interview with another actor, who has achieved some degree of success in just one year.
16:08Copy video clip URL An actress talks about an article which featured struggling actors. She is “brand new” in Hollywood and explains the importance of having connections, and how she tries to get agents and parts. She emphasizes not taking rejection to heart.
22:35Copy video clip URL End of tape.