The scenes in hollywood shuffle depicting the audition process are not the scene in hollywood shuffle where the other actor says to me,.
The story behind hollywood shuffle is more thrilling than anything on the screen it's the story of robert townsend, young black actor from. With black comedy, one often laughs just to keep from crying -- which shouldn't devalue either the humor or the pain, especially when it's black black comedy.
In the movie hollywood shuffle (townsend, 1987), there is a section of the movie when the main character is trying to audition for a.
Director robert townsend funded part of hollywood shuffle with his plastic and the money he made acting in films and commercials spike lee. Consider the trained black actor in today's hollywood, auditioning desperately for the chance to read lines like why you be gotta pull a knife on.
Robert townsend's hollywood shuffle was released 30 years ago this year although it couldn't have been noted at the time, shuffle became a.
Nearly three decades before #oscarssowhite, the 1987 film hollywood shuffle put the entertainment industry on blast for perpetuating.
Bobby is a struggling black actor the few roles offered by white movie writers and producers reek of artifice: punks, pimps, sassy soul brothers and eddie murp.