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The Resource The celluloid closet, Home Box Office presents in association with Channel 4, ZDF/Arte, Brillstein-Grey Entertainment ; in association with Hugh M. Hefner, James C. Hormel, Steve Tisch ; a Telling Pictures production ; producer/directors, Rob Epstein, Jeffrey Friedman ; co-producer, Michael Lumpkin, (videorecording)

The celluloid closet, Home Box Office presents in association with Channel 4, ZDF/Arte, Brillstein-Grey Entertainment ; in association with Hugh M. Hefner, James C. Hormel, Steve Tisch ; a Telling Pictures production ; producer/directors, Rob Epstein, Jeffrey Friedman ; co-producer, Michael Lumpkin, (videorecording)

Label
The celluloid closet
Title
The celluloid closet
Statement of responsibility
Home Box Office presents in association with Channel 4, ZDF/Arte, Brillstein-Grey Entertainment ; in association with Hugh M. Hefner, James C. Hormel, Steve Tisch ; a Telling Pictures production ; producer/directors, Rob Epstein, Jeffrey Friedman ; co-producer, Michael Lumpkin
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Assembles footage from over 120 films showing the changing face of cinema homosexuality from cruel stereotypes to covert love to the activist cinema of the 1990s. Many actors, writers and commentators provide anecdotes regarding the history of the role of gay men and lesbians on the silver screen
Cataloging source
GZD
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Nancy Schreiber ; editors, Jeffrey Friedman, Arnold Glassman ; story, Rob Epstein, Jeffrey Friedman, Sharon Wood ; narration writer, Armistead Maupin ; music, Carter Burwell ; vocal performance, K.D. Lang
Intended audience
MPAA: Rated R
Language note
Closed-captioned
LC call number
PN1995.9.H55
LC item number
C45 2001
PerformerNote
Narrator: Lily Tomlin ; commentary: Tom Hanks, Tony Curtis, Susan Sarandon, Whoopi Goldberg, Harvey Fierstein, Shirley MacLaine, Gore Vidal
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1926-2017
  • 1955-
  • 1951-
  • 1925-2010
  • 1946-
  • 1955-
  • 1954-
  • 1934-
  • 1925-2012
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Hefner, Hugh M.
  • Hormel, James C
  • Tisch, Steve
  • Epstein, Robert P.
  • Friedman, Jeffrey
  • Lumpkin, Michael
  • Tomlin, Lily
  • Hanks, Tom
  • Curtis, Tony
  • Sarandon, Susan
  • Goldberg, Whoopi
  • Fierstein, Harvey
  • MacLaine, Shirley
  • Vidal, Gore
  • Schreiber, Nancy
  • Glassman, Arnold
  • Russo, Vito
  • Home Box Office (Firm)
  • Channel Four (Great Britain)
  • Zweites Deutsches Fernsehen
  • Brillstein-Grey Entertainment
  • Telling Pictures
  • Columbia TriStar Home Video (Firm)
  • Sony Picture Classics (Firm)
Runtime
101
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Homosexuality in motion pictures
  • Lesbianism in motion pictures
  • Gay actors
  • Lesbian actresses
  • Motion picture actors and actresses
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
The celluloid closet, Home Box Office presents in association with Channel 4, ZDF/Arte, Brillstein-Grey Entertainment ; in association with Hugh M. Hefner, James C. Hormel, Steve Tisch ; a Telling Pictures production ; producer/directors, Rob Epstein, Jeffrey Friedman ; co-producer, Michael Lumpkin, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced for television broadcast in 1996
  • Based on the book by Vito Russo
  • Special features include: Commentary with filmmakers Robert Epstein, Jeffrey Friedman, Lily Tomlin, producer Howard Rosenman, editor Arnold Glassman, author Vito Russo ; bonus trailers ; collection of outtakes ; talent files ; interactive menus ; production notes including letters from Gore Vidal and Charlton Heston ; scene selections
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Contents
  • Behind bars
  • Young man with a horn
  • Tea and sympathy
  • Rebel without a cause
  • Ben-Hur
  • Blurring the lines
  • Gentlemen prefer blondes
  • Tony Curtis
  • Victim
  • Children's hour
  • Gay images
  • Advise & consent
  • Unhappy gay people
  • Boys in the band
  • Cabaret
  • Cruising
  • Making love
  • Sunday, bloody Sunday
  • Women who love each other
  • Philadelphia
  • From the very beginning
  • Enter the sissy
  • Morocco
  • Queen Christina
  • Cold-hearted villains
  • Maltese falcon
  • Rope
Control code
48064825
Dimensions
4 3/4 in
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special ed
Extent
1 videodisc (101 min.)
Isbn
9780767849005
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
043396821071
Other physical details
sd., col. with b&w sequences
Publisher number
82107
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)48064825
System details
DVD; Dolby digital
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The celluloid closet, Home Box Office presents in association with Channel 4, ZDF/Arte, Brillstein-Grey Entertainment ; in association with Hugh M. Hefner, James C. Hormel, Steve Tisch ; a Telling Pictures production ; producer/directors, Rob Epstein, Jeffrey Friedman ; co-producer, Michael Lumpkin, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced for television broadcast in 1996
  • Based on the book by Vito Russo
  • Special features include: Commentary with filmmakers Robert Epstein, Jeffrey Friedman, Lily Tomlin, producer Howard Rosenman, editor Arnold Glassman, author Vito Russo ; bonus trailers ; collection of outtakes ; talent files ; interactive menus ; production notes including letters from Gore Vidal and Charlton Heston ; scene selections
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Contents
  • Behind bars
  • Young man with a horn
  • Tea and sympathy
  • Rebel without a cause
  • Ben-Hur
  • Blurring the lines
  • Gentlemen prefer blondes
  • Tony Curtis
  • Victim
  • Children's hour
  • Gay images
  • Advise & consent
  • Unhappy gay people
  • Boys in the band
  • Cabaret
  • Cruising
  • Making love
  • Sunday, bloody Sunday
  • Women who love each other
  • Philadelphia
  • From the very beginning
  • Enter the sissy
  • Morocco
  • Queen Christina
  • Cold-hearted villains
  • Maltese falcon
  • Rope
Control code
48064825
Dimensions
4 3/4 in
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special ed
Extent
1 videodisc (101 min.)
Isbn
9780767849005
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
043396821071
Other physical details
sd., col. with b&w sequences
Publisher number
82107
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)48064825
System details
DVD; Dolby digital
Video recording format
DVD

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