The Author

Michael J. Sonntag Michael J. Sonntag is a stage & screen producer, casting director, and acting coach. Michael began his career producing local evening news for NBC, after graduating from the University of Notre Dame. He has worked both in front of and behind the camera, in a wide range of positions – most recently, … Continue reading The Author

The Site

“The, uh, stuff that dreams are made of.” — Humphrey Bogart as Sam Spade in The Maltese Falcon    WELCOME! Welcome to my website.  It is a work in progress. Feel free to look around, and come back from time to time to check out what I’ve updated. Besides acting as a resource for my businesses, this site … Continue reading The Site

The Title

WHAT PRICE HOLLYWOOD? was George Cukor’s first major success as a director and served as the blueprint for three subsequent productions of A STAR IS BORN, including Cukor’s direction of Judy Garland in the 1954 version. WHAT PRICE HOLLYWOOD? is one of the first pictures to show the underside of Hollywood. Presenting a startling picture … Continue reading The Title