Film production story from author Ben Bryant’s “Circumstances Beyond My Control”


My embryonic film production career got another boost from its source in the early summer of 1973. Here’s and excerpt […]

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Celebrity Story: Author Ben Bryant with Alfred Hitchcock and Charles Bronson


Celebrity story excerpt from Three Stages, Chapter 5: Back to the Biz: California & Arizona 1959–’62 “Late in 1961, I […]

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A celebrity story (Tony Randall) from Author Ben Bryant’s entertainment book: Circumstances Beyond My Control


This is the only celebrity story from my tenure at Ansel productions: Chapter 14 of My Journey, Book 2 Although […]

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Author Ben Bryant’s first big film production job: Carole King Concert


Excerpt from my film production book, Circumstances Beyond My Control This was my first big film production job, a true […]

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Author Ben Bryant’s Second Entertainment Book


  Author Ben Bryant’s recent entertainment book release, ‘Circumstances Beyond My Control’,’ provides a backstage view of the entertainment industry […]

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TV Commercial Production with Mel Brooks


Having been a devoted fan of Mel Brooks since the release of The 2,000 Year Old Man this event was […]

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The Entertainment Book No Other Person Could Write –Three Stages By Author Ben Bryant


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The Entertainment Book No Other Person Could Write –Three Stages My Journey By Author Ben Bryant I’m a little late […]

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A celebrity story about Christopher Hewett from author, Ben Bryant’s Hollywood memoir


As I have said before I never envisioned this as an entertainment book, a compendium of celebrity stories or a […]

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Author Ben Bryant’s Hollywood memoir: Three Stages – Neil Diamond celebrity story


This Neil Diamond celebrity story is about my virgin shoot in film production when I was not the “talent”. In […]

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Celebrity story: Author Ben Bryant hangs out with Frank Zappa


Yet another celebrity story from my Hollywood memoir, Three Stages. The previous year [1969] I had been working with Jann […]

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