Making Tootsie

Making Tootsie

A Film Study With Dustin Hoffman & Sydney Pollack

eBook - 2011 | New ed.
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Susan Dworkin was the only writer given unprecedented access to the cast and crew during the shoot and editing of Tootsie in 1982 during the sweltering summer in New York City and editing bay in Los Angeles. A playwright, award-winning documentary writer, and Ms. contributing editor, Dworkin used her unique talent to tell how two superbly talented and driven men--actor Dustin Hoffman and director Sydney Pollack--actually made a movie about a serious actor, desperate for work, who takes on the challenge of playing a woman in a daily soap opera, becomes a star, and a better man for it.
Publisher: New York : Newmarket ; Godalming : Melia [distributor], 2011.
Edition: New ed.
ISBN: 9781557049766
1557049769
Characteristics: 1 online resource : ill.
Summary: Susan Dworkin was the only writer given unprecedented access to the cast and crew during the shoot and editing of Tootsie in 1982 during the sweltering summer in New York City and editing bay in Los Angeles. A playwright, award-winning documentary writer, and Ms. contributing editor, Dworkin used her unique talent to tell how two superbly talented and driven men--actor Dustin Hoffman and director Sydney Pollack--actually made a movie about a serious actor, desperate for work, who takes on the challenge of playing a woman in a daily soap opera, becomes a star, and a better man for it.

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