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    Dustin Hoffman and Me, or I Was Almost Famous for One Night. In five parts.

    No info on Fernando. He is a great guy, hope he's doing well!
  2. pkatz

    Dustin Hoffman and Me, or I Was Almost Famous for One Night. In five parts.

    Thanks HH. Coming to a wannabe writer from a pro, this means a lot!
  3. pkatz

    Dustin Hoffman and Me, or I Was Almost Famous for One Night. In five parts.

    Epilogue So. Was I lionized, feted and praised for disseminating to and adding such a famous name to Scientology Puerto Rico’s Central Files? Well, no. I don’t remember anyone even mentioning it, though Dick gave me a big smile that night in passing. But, if someone wants to play “Six...
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    Dustin Hoffman and Me, or I Was Almost Famous for One Night. In five parts.

    Act 3 : Here Goes...Something It was easy to see where Hoffman was sunning himself in a beach chair. Not that there was a crowd of paparazzi or anything, but everyone’s attention was on him. I walked over. He was sitting next to the Director, Grossbard, who was dozing. “Mr. Hoffman?” “Yes?”...
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    Dustin Hoffman and Me, or I Was Almost Famous for One Night. In five parts.

    Act 2: I Get Marching Orders The Scn Mission took up the top two floors of a small apartment building on hotel row in the newer part of town. If you left the building and walked to the next corner, the hotel where Hoffman was staying was across the street. Why did I say anything? And if I had...
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    Dustin Hoffman and Me, or I Was Almost Famous for One Night. In five parts.

    Act 1: An Encounter with The Man, Dustin Hoffman. The courtyard of Castillo San Cristobal (Fort St. Christopher) in San Juan can pass for the plaza in a Mexican city, which is why they were filming there. I joined the other extras inside a semi-lit whitewashed hall. It was cool inside, though...
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    Dustin Hoffman and Me, or I Was Almost Famous for One Night. In five parts.

    Prologue The Graduate, Little Big Man, Rain Man, Midnight Cowboy, Lenny, Papillon: Hoffman was in so many great movies. He also starred in lesser-known films, one of which was WHO IS HARRY KELLERMAN, (AND WHY IS HE SAYING THOSE TERRIBLE THINGS ABOUT ME?). If you haven’t heard of it I’m not...
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