Tessa Hughes-Freeland
Rhonda Goes to Hollywood (1985)
Rhonda Goes to Hollywood (1985) directed by Tessa Hughes-Freeland is one of the sort of 'lost classics' of the Cinema of Transgression movement. It has never been released in any home media format and this rip comes from Hughes-Freeland herself and thus is the best available.

The films is like experimental high-camp Hollywood Babylon-esque video art and features excerpts from classic Golden Age Hollywood films like Billy Wilder's Sunset Boulevard mixed with the eponymous female protagonist parodying scenes from these films.

Hughes-Freeland likes working with 'found footage' as her films like Playboy Voodoo demonstrate, but Rhonda Goes to Hollywood is different in that she combines both recycled footage and original footage that she shot (the latter of which makes up the majority of the film) in what is ultimately a critique of the phony glamour of Hollywood.

From the book Deathtripping: The Extreme Underground by Jack Sargeant:

"Rhonda Goes to Hollywood functions in a similar fashion, exploring the very existence of Hollywood's stars as merely social constructions. The film follows Rhonda Zwillinger as she reenacts glamour poses in her camp/trash bedroom, and as she walks down Hollywood Boulevard. This is intercut with found footage (depicting various stars, such as Elvis, Bardot, Marilyn etc), which, like that in Play Boy, is re-photographed and fucked up so that the celluloid itself is as much of the film's theme as the images it depicts. The film thus positions the ironic glamorous stances of Rhonda as part of a series of repetitious gestures which serve to signify glamour and stardom (for example Rhonda's star on the Boulevard), while film stardom itself is shown to be a transient myth."