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The Making of the Escape from Beckyville Trailer

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Two weeks after I approached Moe about shooting a book trailer for Escape from Beckyville: Tales of Race, Hair and Rage, we assembled a small cast and crew at my apartment. Naturally, the beautiful week of sunshine we'd been blessed with in Southern California evaporated the Saturday morning of the shoot, and the sky was spitting rain.

Moe arrived a little before 8:00 a.m., just as I was racing home from buying bagels, fruit and other goodies for the crew. I was nervous. Not that I didn't trust Moe and his camera operator B. with my story. I was just a little more familiar with Murphy's Law than I'd like to be, and I wanted everything to be perfect.

This is why they try to prevent writers from being on set.

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Here's the video that started it all ...