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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 ; story, Rob Epstein, Jeffrey Friedman, Sharon Wood ; co-producer, Michael Lumpkin ; producer/directors, Rob Epstein, Jeffrey Friedman

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 ; story, Rob Epstein, Jeffrey Friedman, Sharon Wood ; co-producer, Michael Lumpkin ; producer/directors, Rob Epstein, Jeffrey Friedman

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 ; story, Rob Epstein, Jeffrey Friedman, Sharon Wood ; co-producer, Michael Lumpkin ; producer/directors, Rob Epstein, Jeffrey Friedman
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
CUY
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Nancy Schreiber ; editors, Jeffrey Friedman, Arnold Glassman ; narration writer, Armistead Maupin ; music, Carter Burwell ; vocal performance, k.d. lang
Intended audience
Rated R
Language note
Closed-captioned
PerformerNote
Narrator: Lily Tomlin ; commentary: Tom Hanks, Tony Curtis, Susan Sarandon, Whoopi Goldberg, Harvey Fierstein, Shirley MacLaine, Gore Vidal
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1925-2010
  • 1946-
  • 1955-
  • 1954-
  • 1934-
  • 1925-2012
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Tomlin, Lily
  • Maupin, Armistead
  • Epstein, Robert
  • Friedman, Jeffrey
  • Hanks, Tom
  • Curtis, Tony
  • Sarandon, Susan
  • Goldberg, Whoopi
  • Fierstein, Harvey
  • MacLaine, Shirley
  • Vidal, Gore
  • Russo, Vito
  • Home Box Office (Firm)
  • Channel Four (Great Britain)
  • Zweites Deutsches Fernsehen
  • Association relative à la télévision européenne
  • Brillstein-Grey Entertainment
  • Telling Pictures
Runtime
101
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Homosexuality in motion pictures
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 ; story, Rob Epstein, Jeffrey Friedman, Sharon Wood ; co-producer, Michael Lumpkin ; producer/directors, Rob Epstein, Jeffrey Friedman
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the book by Vito Russo
  • 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
  • Originally produced for television broadcast in 1996
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special edition
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
Publisher number
  • 821407
  • 82107
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm47095984
  • (Sirsi) o47095984
  • (TMQ) o47095984
  • 5257
  • 5257
System details
DVD, dual-layer format; region 1; full screen presentation; Dolby digital 2-channel surround
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 ; story, Rob Epstein, Jeffrey Friedman, Sharon Wood ; co-producer, Michael Lumpkin ; producer/directors, Rob Epstein, Jeffrey Friedman
Publication
Note
  • Based on the book by Vito Russo
  • 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
  • Originally produced for television broadcast in 1996
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special edition
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
Publisher number
  • 821407
  • 82107
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm47095984
  • (Sirsi) o47095984
  • (TMQ) o47095984
  • 5257
  • 5257
System details
DVD, dual-layer format; region 1; full screen presentation; Dolby digital 2-channel surround
Video recording format
DVD

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