[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.

00:00Copy video clip URL The tour stops Grauman’s Chinese Theatre, where they look at the Walk of Fame. The passengers take pictures. 

08:45Copy video clip URL Back in the bus, the driver points out the Magic Castle and discusses the history of the buildings and the studio in the area, including the former home and studio of Charlie Chaplin. 

14:15Copy video clip URL The driver points out Schwab’s Pharmacy and discusses Lana Turner being “discovered” there. 

15:55Copy video clip URL The bus enters the Sunset Trip and the driver talks about the history of the place, starting with the supper clubs that flourished in the early 20th century. 

17:50Copy video clip URL The driver points out Gene Autry’s former hotel and talks about the large number of hippies who congregated there. 

18:20Copy video clip URL Passing the Whiskey-A-Go-Go and other restaurants, lounges, and similar establishments. 



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