[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.

0:00Copy video clip URL Videomakers Frank and Laura Cavestani discuss typecasting with actress Cissy Colpitts, particularly in regard to sexuality and the cliche of the “casting couch.” Colpitts discusses her experience reading for “Police Woman.” She discusses how her figure, particularly her large bust, affects the roles she is considered for, and how it often leads to a limitation. Laura questions Colpitts about her statement that she would never sleep with someone to advance her career.

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6:52Copy video clip URL Video returns and there is b-roll of the room where the interview had been.

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7:38Copy video clip URL Sally Kirkland is taped sitting in, and then driving her new car around Los Angeles. Kirkland stops outside Aunt Tilly’s Health Food Store where she regularly shops, then goes inside. Kirkland points out the photos of herself on the wall of the store behind the register, then shows the vitamins, juices, and organic produce she usually buys. Sally invites the crew to shoot an upcoming date she has, then they shoot her driving away.

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