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The Resource The celluloid closet, Sony Pictures Classics ; 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, (videorecording DVD)

The celluloid closet, Sony Pictures Classics ; 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, (videorecording DVD)

Label
The celluloid closet
Title
The celluloid closet
Statement of responsibility
Sony Pictures Classics ; 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
Contributor
Cinematographer
Commentator
Composer
Director
Editor of moving image work
Narrator
Presenter
Production company
Publisher
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
  • 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
Member of
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 ; co-producer, Michael Lumpkin ; producer/directors, Rob Epstein, Jeffrey Friedman
Dewey number
791.43/653
Intended audience
Rated R
Language note
Closed-captioned in English
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
  • 1925-2010
  • 1946-
  • 1955-
  • 1954-
  • 1934-
  • 1925-2012
  • 1955-
  • 1951-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Hefner, Hugh M.
  • Hormel, James C.
  • Tisch, Steve
  • Burwell, Carter
  • Tomlin, Lily
  • Hanks, Tom
  • Curtis, Tony
  • Sarandon, Susan
  • Goldberg, Whoopi
  • Fierstein, Harvey
  • MacLaine, Shirley
  • Vidal, Gore
  • Schreiber, Nancy
  • Maupin, Armistead
  • Epstein, Robert P.
  • Friedman, Jeffrey
  • Glassman, Arnold
  • Russo, Vito
  • Sony Pictures Classics (Firm)
  • Home Box Office (Firm)
  • Channel Four (Great Britain)
  • Zweites Deutsches Fernsehen
  • ZDF/Arte (Firm)
  • Brillstein-Grey Entertainment
  • Telling Pictures
  • Columbia TriStar Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
101
Series statement
Sony Pictures classics
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Russo, Vito
  • Russo, Vito
  • Homosexuality in motion pictures
  • Lesbianism in motion pictures
  • Gay actors
  • Lesbian actresses
  • Gay actors
  • Homosexuality in motion pictures
  • Lesbian actresses
  • Lesbianism in motion pictures
  • United States
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
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Label
The celluloid closet, Sony Pictures Classics ; 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, (videorecording DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • DVD release of film originally produced in 1995
  • Based on the book by Vito Russo
  • Notes on the documentary inserted in container
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Gay images -- From the very beginning -- Enter the sissy -- Morocco -- Queen Christina -- Cold-hearted villains -- The Maltese falcon -- Rope -- 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 -- The children's hour -- Advise & consent -- Unhappy gay people -- The boys in the band -- Cabaret -- Cruising -- Making love -- Sunday, bloody Sunday -- Women who love each other -- Philadelphia
  • Special features: 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
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (101 min.)
Isbn
9780767849005
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
043396821071
Other physical details
sound, color with black and white sequences
Publisher number
82107
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 3099729
  • (OCoLC)48064825
  • (OCoLC)ocm48064825
  • 1878372
  • 3099729
System details
DVD ; NTSC format, region 1 ; Dolby Digital
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The celluloid closet, Sony Pictures Classics ; 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, (videorecording DVD)
Publication
Note
  • DVD release of film originally produced in 1995
  • Based on the book by Vito Russo
  • Notes on the documentary inserted in container
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Gay images -- From the very beginning -- Enter the sissy -- Morocco -- Queen Christina -- Cold-hearted villains -- The Maltese falcon -- Rope -- 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 -- The children's hour -- Advise & consent -- Unhappy gay people -- The boys in the band -- Cabaret -- Cruising -- Making love -- Sunday, bloody Sunday -- Women who love each other -- Philadelphia
  • Special features: 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
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (101 min.)
Isbn
9780767849005
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
043396821071
Other physical details
sound, color with black and white sequences
Publisher number
82107
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 3099729
  • (OCoLC)48064825
  • (OCoLC)ocm48064825
  • 1878372
  • 3099729
System details
DVD ; NTSC format, region 1 ; Dolby Digital
Video recording format
DVD

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