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The celluloid closet

Title
The celluloid closet [videorecording] / 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 ; produced and directed by Rob Epstein & Jeffrey Friedman ; narration written by Armistead Maupin.
Format
DVD, Videodisc
Edition/Version
Special ed.
Series
Sony Pictures classics (Series)
Published/Produced
Culver City, Calif. : Columbia TriStar Home Video, c2001.
Description
1 videodisc (101 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Performer
Narrator: Lily Tomlin. Commentary: Tom Hanks, Tony Curtis, Susan Sarandon, Whoopi Goldberg, Harvey Fierstein, Shirley MacLaine, Gore Vidal.
System details
DVD; region 1; Dolby digital; full screen version; aspect ratio 1.33:1; dual layer.
Language
Closed-captioned.
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.
Notes
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.
Based on the book by Vito Russo.
Originally produced for television broadcast in 1996.
Subject headings
Homosexuality in motion pictures.
Lesbianism in motion pictures.
Gay actors--United States.
Lesbian actresses--United States.
Lesbians--Drama--History.
Gays--Drama--History.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Genre heading
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Other contributors
Tomlin, Lily.
Maupin, Armistead.
Epstein, Robert.
Friedman, Jeffrey, 1951-
Hefner, Hugh M. (Hugh Marston), 1926-2017
Hormel, James C.
Tisch, Steve.
Hanks, Tom.
Curtis, Tony, 1925-2010
Sarandon, Susan, 1946-
Goldberg, Whoopi, 1955-
Fierstein, Harvey, 1954-
MacLaine, Shirley, 1934-
Vidal, Gore, 1925-2012
Russo, Vito. Celluloid closet.
Home Box Office (Firm)
Channel Four (Great Britain)
Zweites Deutsches Fernsehen.
Brillstein-Grey Entertainment.
Telling Pictures.
Columbia TriStar Home Video (Firm)
ISBN
0767849000
Standard Identifier
043396821071

Holdings

Library
Blmgtn - Herman B Wells Library
Call Number
PN1995.9.H55 C455 2001
Location
Wells Library - Media Services - Browsing Documentary
Floor
Ground Floor, West Tower
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Library
Blmgtn - Herman B Wells Library
Call Number
PN1995.9.H55 C455 2001
Location
Wells Library - Media Services - DVDs
Floor
Ground Floor, West Tower
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Library
Kokomo Library
Call Number
PN1995.9.H55 C455 2001
Location
DVDs
Floor
1st Floor
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Library
East Library - Richmond
Call Number
PN1997 .C455 2001
Location
Checked out Due: NEVER
Library
South Bend - Schurz Library
Call Number
PN1995.9.H55 C455 2001
Location
South Bend Schurz Lib. - Feature Films
Floor
1st Floor, Hammes Information Commons
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