Well, here’s a gorgeous bunch of Angelo Pitillo-photographed shots of the amazing luminaries we got to carry on with.
But first, a random anecdote:
I heard Oscar nominee Bruce Dern (Coming Home) tell a fan there that on the first day’s shooting of Family Plot, Alfred Hitchcock got out of his chair, but he was so fat the chair stuck to his ass. Once he became disentangled, the genius director (complete with pacemaker) went up to each person on the set and thanked them by name!
“No other director’s ever done that,” said Dern, misty-eyed.
Showbiz, for all it’s darkness, can also be extraordinarily lovely, right?
After Harvey Milk was assassinated in San Francisco, the Voice’s Arthur Bell looked at homophobia in New York City: ‘The gay-rights bill should be a matter of common decency, not one of political maneuverings — from either side’