Category Archives: Hollywood memoirs

Musical Theatre, Impressing Betsy a Vlog


Musical theatre was my life from 1957 until 1972. The Playhouse in Mount Gretna, PA – August 1967 – Carousel […]

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Video Editing a Single Camera Shoot


A video editing story from Waiting for Elizabeth. From early February through June 2003, with DP Peter Longauer, I shot […]

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My Best Summer Stock Job Ever


This summer stock story is an edited excerpt from Three Stages. In 1966, after I survived the NYC area run […]

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Video Production Vlog – Elizabeth Hepburn Concert 1


Video production was my job for a bunch of years and the most fun ever was live switching (editing on […]

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Video Editing Sparkling Water


Video editing with today’s software, specifically Final Cut Pro, enables many “fixes” that were only available at a high cost […]

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Celebrity Story on the Road with Norman Luboff (part 2)


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Here’s a celebrity story excerpted from Three Stages, Chapter Six, “Sin City and the Road”. The Norman Luboff Choir’s first […]

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Broadway Show League West


The Broadway Show League is a summer showbiz tradition in New York City. In the early 1950’s the casts and […]

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Celebrity Story Shtupping Betty Grable


A celebrity story is nothing strange in Las Vegas. I was there for nine months beginning in November of 1962 […]

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Celebrity Story John Raitt


Here’s a celebrity story about John Raitt excerpted from Three Stages. The summer of 1964 I was doing the L […]

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Post Production Sound Vlog


Post production sound is an unappreciated aspect of film production. In a recent blog post I wrote about my friend […]

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