Portrait of Jason [videorecording] / a film by Shirley Clarke ; a Milestone Film release.Material type: FilmPublisher number: MileBD00141 | Milestone Film & VideoLanguage: English Subtitle language: English Series: Milestone cinematheque | Project Shirley ; v. 2.Publication details: [Harrington Park, N.J.] : [New York, N.Y.] : Milestone Film & Video ; Exclusively distributed by Oscilloscope, , c1967. Description: 1 videodisc (110 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 inISBN: 1933920645; 9781933920641Subject(s): Holliday, Jason, 1924- -- Interviews | African American gays -- United States -- Interviews | Male prostitutes -- United States -- Interviews | Male prostitution -- United StatesGenre/Form: Documentary films. | Video recordings for the hearing impaired. | Vidéos pour handicapés auditifs.LOC classification: HQ76.27.A37 | P67 2014bProduction credits: Photography, Jeri Sopanen ; edited by Shirley Clarke.Features Jason Holliday.Summary: This portrait of Jason Holliday, a black gay prostitute who dreams of a career as a nightclub performer, is drawn from twelve consecutive hours of filming in a New York City apartment. The documentary presents a view of what it was like to be coloured and gay in 1960's America.
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"Restoration by the Academy Film Archive, Milestone Films and Modern Videofilm"--Container.
Originally released in 1967; re-released in 2013; re-released with additional features in 2014.
Special features: The lost confrontation (7 min.); Where's Shirley? (25 min.); Jason in color! (3 min.); Portrait of Jason trailer (2 min.); Jason, before and after (2 min.); Butterfly (1967, 4 min.); Shirley Clarke in underground New York (1967, 10 min.); Jason unleashed (audio outtakes) (35 min.); Pacifica Radio interview with Shirley Clarke [audio only] (1967, 53 min.); Jason Holliday comedy album [audio only] (1967, 54 min.; courtesy of Regina Longo).
Photography, Jeri Sopanen ; edited by Shirley Clarke.
Features Jason Holliday.
This portrait of Jason Holliday, a black gay prostitute who dreams of a career as a nightclub performer, is drawn from twelve consecutive hours of filming in a New York City apartment. The documentary presents a view of what it was like to be coloured and gay in 1960's America.
In English; closed-captioned in English.