Uncle Bob [videorecording]

Contributor(s): Oppel, Robert, 1979- | Waters, John, 1946- | Divine, 1945-1988Material type: TextTextPublication details: Philadelphia, PA : Breaking Glass Pictures, 2011 Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 78 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 inSubject(s): Opel, Robert, 1939-1979Genre/Form: Documentary films.Summary: In 1974, millions of Americans tuned into the 46th Academy Awards and watched in shock as an anonymous man streaked naked across the stage in the middle of the show. The prankster, Robert Opel, a man previously unknown to the public eye, rocketed to iconic status. Now, Opel's nephew, also named Robert, presents a documentary that illuminates the fascinating story of the gay San Francisco photographer and gallery owner who lived a life of political activism until his murder in 1979
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DVD DOC (2011) 2012 1 Available 168361
DVD DVD Stonewall
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DVD (2011) 2013 2 Available in Overflow area in Librarian's office 9370028412

Special features: photo gallery; official trailer; "Red, white & blue me" music video; interview with director Robert Oppel; complete/uncut 1979 interview with Robert Oppel & Divine; "Trip back forward", a short film by Robert Oppel featuring The Cockettes

In 1974, millions of Americans tuned into the 46th Academy Awards and watched in shock as an anonymous man streaked naked across the stage in the middle of the show. The prankster, Robert Opel, a man previously unknown to the public eye, rocketed to iconic status. Now, Opel's nephew, also named Robert, presents a documentary that illuminates the fascinating story of the gay San Francisco photographer and gallery owner who lived a life of political activism until his murder in 1979

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