Friends and colleagues from movie industry pay a tribute to the great late character actor Joe Spinell, known for his appearances in classics such as The Godfather (Part I and II), Rocky, Taxi Driver and the lead role in the slasher film Maniac. The documentary presents a little about Spinell as an actor and his performances and also tells about the man he was outside of the movie set. Written by
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It was one day in Hollywood, 1986... were were waiting on the set, but there was no Joe Spinell. We're waiting on the set... still no Spinell. By mid afternoon, my producer told me "go to the hotel and get him. I know he's there". So, I drove to the downtown L.A. hotel where Joe was staying at while he was in L.A. to shoot this movie. I walked into the lobby and up to the front desk and told the desk clerk, "Mr. Spinell, please." After a few minutes, the hotel manager came out and asked me if I...