The 1960's counter culture limped into the 1970s dragging with it a legacy of social confusion, dependency on drugs and promiscuity. In STAGE FRIGHT, shot in Baltimore, the era is satirized in a story of a store-front theatre and its company of diverse, rootless characters. Everyone in this intriguing dark comedy shares a mutual dread of life. Sold a bill of goods in the 60s, they now have Stage Fright. Written by
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was doing a radio interview in the Baltimore/Washington DC area and asked a radio staffer what was happening locally. She replied that she was working on a film and invited him to the set. He showed up at 3am at the Reed Street set. Chapman and the director quickly improvised and shot a scene together. But when the film came back from the lab, a thick emulsion scratch left his work unusable in the original cut. However, during a re-edit, the filmmakers discovered that his footage was easily repaired with current technology and he has been added to the new cut. See more