The Silver Screen: Color Me Lavender

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Overview

Actor Dan Butler hosts this documentary survey of homosexuality as depicted in movies from Hollywood's Golden Age. The film presents an endless parade of clips as it attempts to read a gay subtext into cinema characters portrayed by Eric Blore, Edward Everett Horton, Bob Hope, Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye, Walter Brennan, and Randolph Scott. Shown at the 1997 Locarno Film Festival.
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Overview

Actor Dan Butler hosts this documentary survey of homosexuality as depicted in movies from Hollywood's Golden Age. The film presents an endless parade of clips as it attempts to read a gay subtext into cinema characters portrayed by Eric Blore, Edward Everett Horton, Bob Hope, Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye, Walter Brennan, and Randolph Scott. Shown at the 1997 Locarno Film Festival.
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Special Features

"Don't Ask Don't Tell" t-shirt gallery; Theatrical trailers; Never before seen short video: "John Garfield"
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 6/17/2003
  • UPC: 759259140363
  • Original Release: 1997
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  • Source: Water Bearer Films
  • Language: English
  • Time: 1:40:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 50,125

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Dan Butler Host
Technical Credits
Mark Rappaport Director, Editor, Producer, Screenwriter
Nancy Schreiber Cinematographer
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Scene Index

Side #1 --
1. Start Movie [4:07]
2. 1930's Pansies [6:47]
3. Bob Hope - Hope and Bing Crosby [10:52]
4. Jerry Lewis [1:58]
5. Men in Bed/Men Dancing [2:11]
6. Danny Kaye [7:30]
7. Clifton Webb and False Fags [8:10]
8. The Walter Brennnan Syndrome [25:04]
9. European Homos [11:27]
10. Randolph Scott/Cary Grant [11:48]
11. "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" [7:16]
12. End Credits [3:44]
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Menu

Side #1 --
   Start Movie
   Scene Selections
   Bonus Materials
      Trailer - Silver Screen/Color Me Lavender
      Trailer - From the Journals of Jean Seberg
      "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" T-Shirts
      Never Before Seen Short Film: "John Garfield"
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