[Making It In Hollywood raw #61]

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 footage of kids selling maps to stars' homes, plus b-roll of Grauman's (Mann's) Chinese Theatre.

00:00Copy video clip URL The tape opens with audio tests, as a woman types on a typewriter labeled “Cavestani.”

00:55Copy video clip URL On the streets of Los Angeles, the crew approaches a kid on a street corner who sells maps to the stars’ homes in Hollywood. Though they initially ask him for directions, the crew ends up interviewing him about his idea. On the next block, there is another kid with the same job, but he is resentful of his job, and has not seen any movie stars using the maps he sells. They see a third kid but cannot stop the car. A fourth kid, in a different location, refuses to show them a map, telling the crew that he is afraid that they will only tape it, and not pay him the money.

11:53Copy video clip URL B-roll footage taken in front of Grauman’s (Mann’s) Chinese Theatre. Some of the tourists visiting the theatre are interviewed. Mostly people match their hands and feet into the prints in the sidewalk.

22:30Copy video clip URL End of tape.

 

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