More rare footage of Hollywood's biggest and brightest stars auditioning for the camera in their pre-famous days. Included are Martin Landau's 1960 audition for SNOW WHITE AND THE THREE STOOGES, Rita Hayworth's 1959 screen test with Carol Ann Seflinger, pop star Fabian's test for 1959's HOUND DOG MAN, Rock Hudson's 1949 star-making test, and Elliott Gould's reading with other auditioning actors for MASH.
Description by Image Entertainment:
Witness the discovery of raw talent as these matinee idols in the making appear in front of the cameras for the first time, offering an amazing demonstration of the studio system at its height. Includes: Rock Hudson's career-making 1949 screen test; rare makeup and wig tests for "Hello, Dolly!;" then-unknown Sandy Duncan's screen test for "Hello, Dolly!;" American screen tests for French film star Christine Carere and Italian actress May Britt; screen tests of Walter Matthau and Tom Ewell for "The Seven Year Itch;" rare 1959 screen test of Rita Hayworth reading with Carol Ann Seflinger, who hoped to play Hayworth's daughter in "The Story on Page One;" Martin Landau's 1960 screen test for "Snow White and the Three Stooges;" Teen idol Fabian's 1959 screen test for "Hound Dog Man;" Rita Moreno's reading with aspiring actor Dick Kaiser in a 1957 screen test; Suzy Parker's screen test with already-legendary Cary Grant; Elliott Gould's readings with potential actors for "M*A*S*H;" Linda Harrison's career-making screen test; Judy Garland's 1967 wardrobe test for "Valley of the Dolls," in which she was eventually replaced by Susan Hayward.
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