[Making It In Hollywood raw #30]

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 John-Roger's spiritual gatherings at his Church of the Movement of Spiritual Inner Awareness attended by Sally Kirkland on June 24, 1976. This is followed by a short interview with actress Judy Altman from July 11, 1976.

00:00Copy video clip URL John-Rogers sits on stage and preaches to the crowd. Most of it is incoherent preaching about the essence of creation and living simply.

06:11Copy video clip URL J-R’s speech is over; the crowd begins to hum. Footage of Kirkland meditating, but she realizes she is being taped.

07:58Copy video clip URL A minute or so of black tape.

08:57Copy video clip URL Audio tests for some time.

14:10Copy video clip URL A short interview with actress Judy Altman from July 11, 1976. She sounds bitter about her Hollywood experiences saying that Hollywood is “a combination between Disneyland and Deep Throat,” and that “[Hollywood] is a place where people come to die.” She says she will be returning to New York or going to London, finding the L.A. atmosphere impossible for working.

17:57Copy video clip URL Camera pans to look outside, from Altman’s porch, at Larabee Street, and then Altman continues to criticize the sociality and importance of status in L.A. She contrasts it to her former home on the east coast. (Good shots of typical L.A. trees and buildings.)

22:26Copy video clip URL End of tape.



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