The Lavender Screen: The Gay and Lesbian Films - Their Stars, Makers, Characters and Critics

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780806513416
  • Publisher: Carol Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 10/1/1992
  • Pages: 256

Table of Contents

Foreword 11
Preface: Lights, Camera . . . 13
1 Olden Days: Maedchen in Uniform 17
2 This Homosexuality: Suddenly, Last Summer 23
3 Special Friends: A Taste of Honey and A Special Day 29
4 School Days: The Children's Hour and Therese and Isabelle 34
5 Whitemail: Victim(s) 40
6 Uniform: Reflections in a Golden Eye and The Sergeant 46
7 Coping: The Killing of Sister George and The Fox 53
8 Hunks: Teorema; Entertaining Mr. Sloane; and Something for Everyone 59
9 Villains: The Damned and Cabaret 64
10 After Fellini: Fellini Satyricon 70
11 His Story, Her Story 76
12 Being There: Midnight Cowboy and Cruising 85
13 Roomies: Staircase and Tell Me That You Love Me, Junie Moon 91
14 Mix-Matched: The Music Lovers and Sunday, Bloody Sunday 96
15 Little Men: The Boys in the Band 102
16 Transsexuals: Myra Breckinridge and Co. 108
17 Solitary Mann: Death in Venice 114
18 Bent: Fortune and Men's Eyes and Dog Day Afternoon 120
19 Older Men, Younger Men: Butley and Nijinksy 126
20 Music Lovers: The Rocky Horror Picture Show 132
21 Being There II: The Ritz 138
22 Men's Women: Bilitis and A Personal Best 141
23 Lesbians You Love to/or Hate 146
24 Fairy Fale: A Different Story 154
25 Dress Reversal: Outrageous!, Too Outrageous!, and Victor/Victoria 158
26 Messieurdames: La Cage Aux Folles I, II, and III 163
27 Mlle. Hamlet, M. Ophelia 168
28 Husbands: California Suite and Deathtrap 176
29 Lovemaking: Making Love 184
30 Friendship: Partners and The Dresser 189
31 Class of '82 195
32 Doppelganger: Querelle 200
33 Vamps: The Hunger 207
34 One in Every Crowd 212
35 All-American Boys: Streamers 221
36 Brits: Privates on Parade and Another Country 224
37 Exotics: Kiss of the Spider Woman and Mishima 229
38 New Women: Lianna and Desert Hearts 236
39 Love Stories: Prick Up Your Ears and Maurice 241
40 Survivors: Torch Song Trilogy and Longtime Companion 247
Bibliography 253
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