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Japanese Movies / Americans #237112

CBS Evening News for Friday, Oct 10, 1975
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(Studio) Report on movie industry in Japan.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Tokyo, Japan) Landing parts here easier for foreigners. Movie being made described; extras don't know plot. [WOMAN - says doesn't know what role she's playing.] American, Tony Dyer, became well-known in Japan due to commercial. Got little money for advertising but now gets star billing, $35,000 salary and fan club. [DYER - describes Japanese fans who buy him drinks at bars. Has to drink it all.] American, Bill Dorsey, gets small roles in Japanese movies and makes comfortable living.
REPORTER: Melinda Nix

Cronkite, Walter;
Nix, Melinda

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