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Hollywood / Film Making #302179

CBS Evening News for Monday, Feb 04, 1985
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(Studio) Hollywood reported opening office with goal of keeping film making in California; films shown.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Hollywood, California) South states' success in attracting film makers examined; scenes from "The Dollmaker" with Jane Fonda and "The River" with Sissy Spacek shown as exs. [North Carolina film commission spokesperson Bill ARNOLD - describes state's effort to accommodate film and producers.] Econ. disadvantages to filming movies in California listed; TVA's cooperation with "The River" producers described. [Producer Frank CAPRA, Junior - cites unrealistic costs for California film productions.] Dino de Laurentiis film company in North Carolina examined [North Carolina Film Corporation spokesperson Martha SCHUMACHER - explains North Carolina's advantages.] California's effort to recover lost film industry outlined. [California state senate Alan ROBBINS - wants film makers to return.] Scenes from the "Real Genius" shown. [Florida Governor Robert GRAHAM - explains attending California gathering aimed at keeping film makers in California.] Scenes from "Miami Vice" shown.

McManus, Jim;
Rather, Dan

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