[Making It In Hollywood raw #44]

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 (now Cisse Cameron), and Gregory Rozakis at Derrick's, a restaurant in Los Angeles. They discuss the differences in the acting communities of New York and Hollywood, and the gossip columns.

00:00Copy video clip URL The tape opens with Walden talking about how actors help each other out in New York. Kirkland says that so many people have moved to L.A. from New York that there is a bigger community in L.A. than there used to be.

05:30Copy video clip URL Cissy Colpitts asks about why agents don’t want to look at videocassettes.

06:48Copy video clip URL The group talks at length about gossip columns. One of the men with them apparently works for one of these columns. Kirkland and Walden accuse them of only reporting the bad things and not the good. The conversation devolves and splits up across the table.

15:22Copy video clip URL Cissy Colpitts talks about having changed her name.

18:25Copy video clip URL Tape cuts, Kirkland is talking about former roommates, and then Cissy asks about suicidal thoughts because of barbiturates, the deaths of her idols and the idea of artists suffering.

21:58Copy video clip URL End of tape.



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