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My Day on the Set of Cecil B. Demented

by Jim Hollenbaugh

Let me tell you about the day my ultimate dream came true. When returning from class here at Millersville University in central Pennsylvania, I got an idea. I decided that I would call the almighty Senator Theater in Baltimore to see if there were any cool premieres occurring at the theater soon. I had seen the world premiere of John Waters' Pecker there last year and I knew they had a lot of special events from time to time.

Upon calling, I listened to a recording and discovered that the theater would be closed due to the filming of John Waters' new film, Cecil B. Demented. I almost became faint. I had been trying to find out how to be an extra for months. I relayed the news to my friend Steve Fisher here at school and two days later we were heading to the great mecca of Baltimore to snoop around the set and sneak a peek at whatever we could!

We walked around taking pictures and snooping around the vans and trailers used for actors and crew. Eventually we started hanging out with the Channel 13 news crew, and soon a woman comes out and says to the news guy, "We sure could use a couple more extras." At this point my friend Steve and I volunteered with excitement. The lady told us to go home and get dressed in attire like we would wear at a movie premiere.

Seeing as our home was about two hours away, this couldn't be done. I quickly said, "We'll be back in ten minutes." We then proceeded next door to the Wise Penny Thrift Shop and bought jackets, shirts and pants. We returned and were escorted into the theater. It was amazing, seeing all of the crew set up. Lights, cameras, props, everything! We were seated in the theater where many other extras were already seated. Soon filming began.
I could see John directing from behind a big monitor. He would always state what he wanted. Seeing the whole process was amazing. We soon spotted Mink Stole up on stage. She helped a lot with the scenes, acting out things and telling the audience what to do. We saw Ricki Lake, Melanie Griffith, Steven Dorff, Alicia Witt and others acting and listening to directions. We spent the whole day on the set and were in six seperate parts. This involved us scrambling from the audience as bombs exploded in the theater as Steven Dorff takes Melanie Griffith hostage. Other members of Steven's gang storm the theater firing guns at us.

 

At around four o'clock in the evening we enjoyed a complimentary dinner and we all ate together. Everyone was very generous and treated equally. We talked with Ricki Lake and Steven Dorff for a while and they were both very nice, down to earth people. The greatest part was just watching John direct the actors. He would say hilarious things like, "look terrified, like you've just seen The Poseidon Adventure." I also heard him explain to Alicia Witt, "Peek around the structure like this... just like Edie did with the tree in Polyester."