Industrial-Sized Deals TextBTS15 Shop Women's Handbags Learn more nav_sap_plcc_6M_fly_beacon Beach House Fire TV Stick Subscribe & Save Shop Popular Services tmnt tmnt tmnt  Amazon Echo Starting at $99 Kindle Voyage AutoRip in CDs & Vinyl Shop Now Deal of the Day
  • List Price: $9.95
  • You Save: $3.66 (37%)
& FREE Shipping on orders over $35. Details
Only 1 left in stock (more on the way).
Ships from and sold by
Gift-wrap available.
Their First Time In The M... has been added to your Cart
Used: Very Good | Details
Sold by Selah's Books
Condition: Used: Very Good
Comment: Eligible for Amazon's FREE Super Saver Prime Shipping Programs. 100% Satisfaction Guarantee. DVD Like New. Case Light Wear. "Buy with Confidence - Satisfaction Guaranteed! Customer Service Makes All the Difference."
Have one to sell? Sell on Amazon

Image Unavailable

Image not available for
  • Their First Time In The Movies
  • Sorry, this item is not available in
  • Image not available
  • To view this video download Flash Player

Their First Time In The Movies

1 customer review

Additional DVD options Amazon Price New from Used from
"Please retry"
1-Disc Version
$5.20 $0.08

Unlimited Streaming with Amazon Prime
Unlimited Streaming with Amazon Prime Start your 30-day free trial to stream thousands of movies & TV shows included with Prime. Start your free trial
$6.29 & FREE Shipping on orders over $35. Details Only 1 left in stock (more on the way). Ships from and sold by Gift-wrap available.

Editorial Reviews

Some of them looked a little nervous in their first movie role, like six-year old Liz Taylor as she sang with Alpha of ""Little Rascals"" fame; others came off as pros like Kirk Douglas in his film debut playing opposite Barbara Stanwyck. See them as beginners, including young Elvis Presley, John Travolta, Sophia Loren, Al Pacino, Cary Grant and a bevy of wanna-be movie stars who are in this amazing documentary that relates how Hollywood's greatest icons broke into filmdom, complete with clips of their first movie roles. With no experience and sometimes armed with nothing more than sheer nerve, they stood before the camera for the very first time and you can see them here in this documentary. Witness Dustin Hoffman in The Graduate; Marilyn Monroe as she portrayed a stripper in her film debut; Goldie Hawn, Woody Allen, Jack Nickolson and Kim Novak are among the dozens of actors and actresses whose first movie appearances are the subject of this entertaining documentary.

Special Features


Product Details

  • Actors: Various
  • Format: Multiple Formats, Color, NTSC
  • Language: English
  • Region: All Regions
  • Number of discs: 1
  • Rated: NR (Not Rated)
  • DVD Release Date: September 25, 2012
  • Run Time: 60 minutes
  • Average Customer Review: 3.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • ASIN: B008I5OIKM
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #342,769 in Movies & TV (See Top 100 in Movies & TV)

Customer Reviews

5 star
4 star
3 star
2 star
1 star
See the customer review
Share your thoughts with other customers

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By Steve Ramm TOP 100 REVIEWER on September 21, 2012
This hour-long documentary was produced by author Les Krantz in 2001 as a "visual companion" to his book of the same name. It features clips from the "first film appearances" of about 38 major stars going back to Charlie Chaplin and Mary Pickford in the 1920s to John Travolta and Sandra Bullock in the 1970s and 80s. While most clips are from the films themselves (properly licensed from studios like Universal), there are some scenes taken from "trailers". All run about a minute in length. Many are common scenes (Dustin Hoffman in "The Graduate") but a few are more obscure (Bogart, Burt Reynolds, Monroe). All the clips have good resolution. There were a few titles new to me that I might want to seek out to see the full performances.

There is a narration, which is fairly interesting but sounds a lot like the narration in museum exhibits.

While nearly all the stars shown can be considered movie "icons". I question the reason to include the first appearance of actress Helen Hunt (who really only had one major film ("As Good As It Gets). But that's a quibble.

It's budget priced and should still be worth a watch by movie fans.

I hope you found this review both informative and helpful.

Steve Ramm
"Anything Phonographic"
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again


There are no discussions about this product yet.
Be the first to discuss this product with the community.
Start a new discussion
First post:
Prompts for sign-in

Set up an Amazon Giveaway

Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers. Learn more
Their First Time In The Movies
This item: Their First Time In The Movies
Price: $6.29
Ships from and sold by