From the back of the box
In the Golden Age of Hollywood, the movies held a fascination, a magic, an aura of mystery for the audiences who flocked to see them. Actors and Actresses became Gods and Goddesses. Their great skill was in making the unbelievable appear believable to you and I.
But – to prove they really were just like you and I – this is a movie about their off-days.
Just a few of the star and featured players who forgot their lines, couldn’t sit on a horse or were unable to pull on a pair of trousers are Ronald Reagan, Humphrey Bogart, James Cagney, Edward G. Robinson, Errol Flynn, Bette Davis, George Raft, Leslie Howard, Frederic March, Joe E. Brown, Pat O’Brien, Ann Sheridan, Claude Rains and Jane Wyman.
Once you’ve looked at the scenes that never found their way into their finished films, you’ll remember with affection, that they always got in splendidly right on the night. Continue reading