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July 25, 1985 | STEVE HARVEY, Times Staff Writer
When Gary Glaser began planning a documentary on the homeless, he didn't suspect that he would soon find himself out of work, his car repossessed, his telephone service about to be cut off and many of his belongings in the pawn shop. "Now I know how easy it is to fall once you're on the skids," Glaser, 34, said the other day in his small bachelor apartment in Hollywood.
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July 25, 1985 | STEVE HARVEY, Times Staff Writer
When Gary Glaser began planning a documentary on the homeless, he didn't suspect that he would soon find himself out of work, his car repossessed, his telephone service about to be cut off and many of his belongings in the pawn shop. "Now I know how easy it is to fall once you're on the skids," Glaser, 34, said the other day in his small bachelor apartment in Hollywood.
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August 1, 1999 | CECILIA RASMUSSEN
Today the intersection of Hollywood, Sunset and Hillcrest is one of the city's busiest, but few motorists navigating the Silver Lake junction are aware that they are traversing one of the crossroads of cinematic history. For it was on the site now occupied by the restored and historic Vista Theater that D.W. Griffith, the "Father of Film," rebuilt ancient Babylon as the immense and spectacular set for his 1916 film "Intolerance."
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March 16, 2001 | EMANUEL LEVY, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
When it comes to the depiction of homelessness, Hollywood has taken a benign, almost mythical view of one of America's most disturbing problems. Glossing over the issue, the few movies that broach the subject have presented a stereotypically sanitized portrait, turning the homeless into noble saints or misunderstood geniuses. The latest example is Kasi Lemmons' "The Caveman's Valentine," in which Samuel L.
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