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The celluloid closet [videorecording (DVD)] / 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.

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  • 1 copy at Monroe County Libraries.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Hughes Library DVD 791.43 CEL (Text) 32378002538355 Adult DVD Available -
Hughes Library DVD 791.43 CEL (Text) 32378002538595 Adult DVD On Display -

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  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (DVD) (102 min.) : sd., col.+ 1 booklet.
  • Edition: Special edition.
  • Publisher: Canada : Malofilm Video, p1995.

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General Note: Based on the book by Vito Russo.
Special features: Commentary with filmmakers Robert Epstein and Jerry Friedman, Lily Tomlin, producer Howard Rosenman, editor Arnold Glassman and author Vito Russo -- production notes -- collection of outtakes -- full screen presentation.
Originally produced for television broadcast in 1996.
Hi-fi Dolby surround stereo.
Creation/Production Credits Note: 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.
Participant or Performer Note: Narrator, Lily Tomlin.
Summary, etc.: Assembles footage from over 120 films showing the changing face of cinema sexuality from cruel stereotypes to covert love to the activist triumphs of the 1990s. Many actors, writers and commentators provide funny and insightful anecdotes regarding the history of the role of gay men and lesbians on the silver screen.
Target Audience Note: Rated R.
Language Note: Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
Languages: English ; subtitles: English.
Subject: Homosexuality in motion pictures.
Documentary television programs.
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