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La La Land and Hollywood - past and present

Matthew Sweet hears from agent Clancy Sigal about the absurdities of the 1950s movie business. Plus the film La La Land, Hollywood self-obsession and obsessive film collectors.

Agent to stars including Humphrey Bogart, Clancy Sigal looks back at the absurdities of the 1950s movie business. Catherine Wheatley and Larushka Ivan Zadeh discuss the new musical La La Land starring Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling which is picking up many of the prizes in the film awards season and look at Hollywood's preoccupation with its own back yard. Authors Dennis Bartok and Jeff Joseph lift the lid on the bizarre world of obsessive film collectors.

Clancy Sigal's autobiography, Black Sunset is out now.

A Thousand Cuts: The Bizarre Underground World of Collectors and Dealers Who Saved the Movies by Dennis Bartok and Jeff Joseph is out now.
La La Land is out in cinemas across Britain from January 13th certificate 12A

Producer: Craig Templeton Smith.

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45 minutes

Last on

Tue 10 Jan 2017 22:00

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Matthew Sweet
Interviewed Guest Clancy Sigal
Interviewed Guest Catherine Wheatley
Interviewed Guest Larushka Ivan-Zadeh
Interviewed Guest Dennis Bartok
Interviewed Guest Jeff Joseph
Producer Craig Templeton Smith

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