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Hollywood My Home Town

Directed by William Martin
United States, 1965
Documentary

Synopsis

Performer Ken Murray first arrived in Hollywood in 1927 a relative unknown from his then hometown of Kingston, New York. Instead of sending postcards of Hollywood back to his family, he instead purchased a 16mm camera, filmed Hollywood stars.

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Hollywood My Home Town Directed by William Martin

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  • El Biffo's rating of the film Hollywood My Home Town

    Bogus home movies. Everything in this collection seems to be staged/posed for publicity. The narration ("Gary Cooper, what a great guy") is exceptionally annoying. Every single person in this film is white and they are all wonderful people, according to the narrator, Ken Murray, who supposedly made all these "home movies" but at the end admits that he didn't actually make them all.