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Well, I just watched my new DVD of Hidden Hollywood (I have a Vol. II not seen yet); Anyway, the deletion of these scenes of the great and near-great (Durante, Temple, Power, Faye, Bojangles Robinson, Ethel Merman, and others) reflects sound judgment of the great movie moguls. One notable exception is a Durante-Temple duet. But don't reject this compilation too quickly: there are many brief shots of what the stars do just before and after the scene is acted (cameras are rolling a bit before and after); also some newsreel footage of premieres I hadn't seen despite a decent familiarity with that kind of material. I'm not sorry I sat through it, but it's certainly miles away from many other compilations I've seen, but then again, those have excerpts from available movies, while this one is a unique source. In short, only you know how big a movie nut you are, so only you know whether you want to obtain and watch this film.
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