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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 #7: Liquid diet]

    [Making It In Hollywood raw #7: Liquid diet]

    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 features actress Sally Kirkland on the phone inviting an unknown man to one of her “press” parties, and talking about her diet. Continue reading

  • [Making It In Hollywood raw #31]

    [Making It In Hollywood raw #31]

    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 a poolside interview with an actress, Franny Norman, who talks about some of the “attitudes” in Hollywood, and expresses frustration with her friend, actress Sally Kirkland. Model/actress Amy Botwinick is also interviewed at the pool. She talks about her experiences with casting directors, actresses who “sleep their way to the top,” and working as an extra. Continue reading

  • [Making It In Hollywood raw #48]

    [Making It In Hollywood raw #48]

    Raw footage for the 1976 documentary “Making It In Hollywood,” which follows several actors as they attempt to break into the movie business. Actress Cissy Colpitts performs a tap routine, and Sally Kirkland practices lines for an audition. Continue reading

  • [Making It In Hollywood raw #70]

    [Making It In Hollywood raw #70]

    Raw footage for the 1976 documentary “Making It In Hollywood,” which follows several actors as they attempt to break into the movie business. Footage taken outside of Schwab’s drugstore on Sunset Boulevard in Hollywood. 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