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  • [Making It In Hollywood raw #42]

    [Making It In Hollywood raw #42]

    Raw footage for the 1976 documentary “Making It In Hollywood,” which follows several actors as they attempt to break into the movie business. A continuation of footage with actors Julius Harris, Robert Walden, Sally Kirkland, and Gregory Rozakis at Derrick’s, a restaurant in Los Angeles. Actress Cissy Colpitts joins the crowd at dinner. Judy Thomas, a co-owner of the restaurant and part-time talent manager, talks about up-and-coming actors that she is managing. Walden talks about TvQ ratings (industry popularity and recognition ratings); actress Debralee Scott and writer Jennifer Gladstone join the crowd. There is a general discussion about working with “difficult” actors, and the practice of “dishing” and “gossiping” in Hollywood.

  • [Making It In Hollywood raw #66]

    [Making It In Hollywood raw #66]

    Raw footage for the 1976 documentary “Making It In Hollywood,” which follows several actors as they attempt to break into the movie business. The first portion of this tape features actress Sally Kirkland making some phone calls to various unidentified people. This is followed by an interview with actor Robert Walden in his apartment. Walden discusses film and television production techniques and how they can affect acting and actors.

  • [Making It In Hollywood raw #84]

    [Making It In Hollywood raw #84]

    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 takes place on the set of the made-for-TV movie “Stonestreet: Who Killed the Centerfold Model?” with actress Sally Kirkland. We watch Kirkland perform multiple takes of a scene; we watch the cast an d crew eat lunch. Leslie Stevens, the film’s writer and producer, is interviewed about movie stardom. He classifies stardom into three categories: artistry, celebrity, and notoriety. Stevens goes on to discuss why some talented actors never become stars. He says stardom is determined by how an act or is “packaged” or “sold” to the public.

  • [Making It In Hollywood raw #28]

    [Making It In Hollywood raw #28]

    Raw footage for the 1976 documentary “Making It In Hollywood,” which follows several actors as they attempt to break into the movie business. A continuation of footage from one of John Roger’s spiritual gatherings at his Church of the Movement of Spiritual Inner Awareness, attended by Sally Kirkland.

  • [Making It In Hollywood raw #20]

    [Making It In Hollywood raw #20]

    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 writer/director James Bridges, actor Robert Ginty, and actor John Belushi.

  • [Making It In Hollywood raw #43]

    [Making It In Hollywood raw #43]

    Raw footage for the 1976 documentary “Making It In Hollywood,” which follows several actors as they attempt to break into the movie business. A continuation of footage with actors Julius Harris, Robert Walden, Sally Kirkland, Cissy Colpitts, and Gregory Rozakis at Derrick’s, a restaurant in Los Angeles. Walden talks about how society is “geared to not respect” actors; there is a general discussion about censorship and movie ratings, and how movie ratings (as well as reviews) can be bought by studios; and “craziness” in artists.

  • [Making It In Hollywood raw #67]

    [Making It In Hollywood raw #67]

    Raw footage for the 1976 documentary “Making It In Hollywood,” which follows several actors as they attempt to break into the movie business.

  • [Making It In Hollywood raw #86]

    [Making It In Hollywood raw #86]

    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 footage from “The Hollywood-Beverly Hills Tour,” a bus tour of stars’ homes and other notable locations in the area. The bus stops at Grauman’s (Mann’s) Chinese Theatre where several tourists gawk at the stars’ hand & footprints. Most of the footage is from inside the bus as it passes Schwab’s drugstore, The Sunset Strip, and Beverly Hills.

 
 
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