Lauren Tewes, Jill Whelan, Gavin MacLeod, Fred Grandy, Ted Lange and Bernie Kopell - The original cast of The Love Boat reunite to decorate Princess Cruises' Rose Parade Float at the Rosemont Pavilion in Pasadena at Rosemont Pavilion - Pasadena, California, United States - Tuesday 30th December 2014
Mary Ley and Ted Lange - Dynamic & Diverse: A 66th Emmy Awards Celebration of Diversity Event at Television Academy. An Array of stars turned out to the event in the North of Hollywood to celebrate diversity on the small screen - Arrivals - North Hollywood, California, United States - Tuesday 12th August 2014
Just as Wattstax the event was a serious social event that just so happened to include a little music, Wattstax the movie is much less a concert film (a la Woodstock or The Last Waltz) and much more a talking head documentary with musical interludes. Depending on your frame of mind, that can be a good or a bad thing. But director Mel Stuart (who made Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory two years earlier) is probably not the perfect person to take a camera into Los Angeles to ask black residents how things have changed (or not) since the riots seven years earlier. There's frankly just not a lot of insight to be gained from the poorly shot man-on-the-street footage.
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