The celluloid closet [videorecording] / 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(s): Hefner, Hugh M. (Hugh Marston), 1926- | Hormel, James C | Tisch, Steve | Tomlin, Lily | Hanks, Tom | Curtis, Tony, 1925-2010 | Sarandon, Susan, 1946- | Goldberg, Whoopi, 1955- | Fierstein, Harvey, 1954- | MacLaine, Shirley, 1934- | Vidal, Gore, 1925-2012 | Schreiber, Nancy | Friedman, Jeffrey | Glassman, Arnold | Russo, Vito. Celluloid closet | Sony Pictures Classics (Firm) | Home Box Office (Firm) | Channel Four (Great Britain) | Zweites Deutsches Fernsehen | Brillstein-Grey Entertainment | Telling Pictures | Columbia TriStar Home Video (Firm)Material type: FilmFilmPublisher number: 82107 | Columbia TriStar Home VideoPublication details: Culver City, Calif. : Columbia TriStar Home Video, 2001. Edition: Special edDescription: 1 videodisc (101 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 inISBN: 0767849000 :; 9780767849005Subject(s): Homosexuality in motion pictures | Lesbianism in motion pictures | Gay actors -- United States | Lesbian actresses -- United StatesGenre/Form: Documentary television programs. | Video recordings for the hearing impaired.DDC classification: 791.43/653 LOC classification: PN1995.9.H55 | C45 2001
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.
Production credits: 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.Narrator, Lily Tomlin ; commentary, Tom Hanks, Tony Curtis, Susan Sarandon, Whoopi Goldberg, Harvey Fierstein, Shirley MacLaine, Gore Vidal.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.
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Originally produced for television broadcast in 1996.

Based on the book by Vito Russo.

Notes on the doucumentary inserted in container.

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.

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.

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.

Narrator, Lily Tomlin ; commentary, Tom Hanks, Tony Curtis, Susan Sarandon, Whoopi Goldberg, Harvey Fierstein, Shirley MacLaine, Gore Vidal.

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.

Rated R.

DVD; Dolby Digital.

Closed-captioned.

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