So You Want To Be In Show Business: A Hollywood Agent Shares The Secrets Of Getting Ahead Without Getting Ripped Off
Steve StevensISBN: 158182453X;
Book DescriptionGone are the days when an aspiring actor or actress could sneak onto the lot of a production company, drop in on casting directors, or have lunch at the commissary to meet the glamorous and famous. "It's not at all like the days when I was a teenage actor," Steve Stevens Sr. says. "At age 13, I was spotted by a for-real fin de siccle German director who pulled me aside as I swaggered through the lot and gave me a speaking part in FRANK WISBAR'S FIRESIDE THEATER, TV's first anthology show." "Today there is no Schwab's Drugstore where Lana Turner and several others were discovered," Stevens writes. Recognizing this, he decided to write this book for the beginning actor. SO YOU WANT TO BE IN SHOW BUSINESS presents show business from Stevens' point of view based on his 50 years in Hollywood. Sprinkled amply with practical, helpful dos and don'ts throughout, the book presents the basic information of how Hollywood works. In his view, "making it" involves more than...
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