Author Ben Bryant celebrity book interview: part 1


A couple of weeks ago Filippo Voltagio interviewed me on his radio show about my first celebrity book, Three Stages. […]

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Film production is for the rats, not for the birds.


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Another excerpt from Author Ben Bryant’s film production book, Circumstances Beyond My Control: Chapter 13 1974–1975 “… Gary Young got […]

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Jann Wenner & Rolling Stone from Author Ben Bryant


When our new magazine was in deep financial trouble Jann Wenner publisher of Rolling Stone stepped in and saved the […]

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TV Commercial Production on Distant Locations (1)


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My fourth tier of work – as an actual Line Producer – in TV commercial production began in 1977 after […]

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George Allen, Don Coryell: Football celebrities from Author Ben Bryant


This football celebrities story is from Chapter 4 of Three Stages. After quitting George Allen’s team (and thereby losing my […]

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Film Production Japanese Style, from Author Ben Bryant’s Hollywood memoir


A film production house modestly called Perfect Marketing Company provides services for Japanese companies shooting in the U S. In […]

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Four celebrity stories from Author Ben Bryant’s “Three Stages”


Four celebrity stories in one blog post. A new record. This is excerpted from Three Stages, Chapter 5: Back to […]

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Another Paul Newman story from Author Ben Bryant


A while back I posted my first Paul Newman story. As a 1st Assistant Director I got to work with […]

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Hollywood memoir: Howard DaSilva, Jerry Orbach & Author Ben Bryant


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Here’s a funny Hollywood memoir story that’s not about Hollywood but off-Broadway in New York. In an earlier post here […]

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Author Ben Bryant: celebrity stories – Duvall & Williams III


Celebrity stories abound on the upper west side of Manhattan. Lots of famous people live in my neighborhood and in […]

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