“Forgotten Hollywood”- Let’s Look at the Tote Board (#15)…

Posted on April 18, 2013 by raideoman1 | No Comments

Manny P. here…

   FORGOTTEN HOLLYWOOD Pilot Documentary (Development) funding campaign is up to its 15th week on INDIEGOGO. We have approached 62% of our goal. You can still click on the link if you’re interested in making a contribution:




~ RUSS AND KELLEY SHADDOCK-DUKE ($200) – A very close couple, Russ and Kelley are virtually inseparable. Their latest venture is co-employment at SpaceX (Space Exploration Technologies Corporation). In fact, Russ is the router shop supervisor at the company that launches the world’s most advanced rockets and spacecraft. SpaceX designs and manufactures its products. It’s the only private enterprise ever to return a spacecraft from low-Earth orbit, which it first accomplished in December 2010. The company made history again in May 2012 when one of its spacecraft attached to the International Space Station exchanged cargo payloads, and returned safely to Earth — a challenging feat previously accomplished only by governments. SpaceX currently has contracts with NASA and private corporations.


   Russ and Kelley are also devoted to charitible causes. Notably, my close friends are involved with the People4Children annual benefit; a brainchild of karaoke host Donna Martin from the TomKat Lounge in Buena Park. Proceeds and toys go to Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. They have now contributed to the Forgotten Hollywood Documentary campaign in memory of Gary Lycan, who has been instrumental in seeing this project succeed. I’m pleased to make accept their donation on behalf of my longtime friend. Intrestingly, Russ is related to former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee.

john ray~ JOHNNIE LEE RAY ($30) – A former trucker and owner of a bowling supply store, the Cypress resident has also hosted a karaoke show at Valley View Lanes in Garden Grove. Like Russ and Kelley, J.R. is quite enjoyable to watch when he performs a given tune. He and his significant other, Cheryl, are great supporters of all of my ventures, including my karaoke shows and my work as an author.

~ LARRY GERBER ($20) – Larry is one of my more recent friends I’ve made in my journey through Forgotten Hollywood. I met him at Westiminster Lanes, where he bowls with his family. He is also a retired post office employee. Larry has also supported my venture by purchasing a copy of my book.

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   During this 2013 campaign, I’m asking friends, family, and supporters to help us achieve our 120+ day (17-week) goal of $500084 contributors want to support quality family-friendly television programs, intelligently presented.

   YOU can contribute ANY AMOUNT. This step ensures Development, and we’ll be able to:

  1. Hire a research archivist to track down footage and photos; and secure licensing
  2. Hire a consultant / casting director to book actors and behind-the-scenes folks from Hollywood’s Golden Age; plus cinematic historians for original interviews
  3. Set up a production shoot to tape these candid moments

   Here’s the INDIEGOGO link for the details (and you’re chance to contribute):


   All participants will receive screen credit at the conclusion of the Documentary Pilot.

Until next time>                               “never forget”

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