The Celluloid Closet: Homosexuality in the Movies

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Harper Collins, Sep 20, 1987 - Social Science - 384 pages
23 Reviews
Praised by the Chicago Tribune as "an impressive study" and written with incisive wit and searing perception--the definitive, highly acclaimed landmark work on the portrayal of homosexuality in film.
  

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Review: The Celluloid Closet: Homosexuality in the Movies

User Review  - Tim - Goodreads

It was some time ago that I read it, but I recall finding it enjoyable and informative. Read full review

Review: The Celluloid Closet: Homosexuality in the Movies

User Review  - Karina Westermann - Goodreads

Uneven. The first section is great - the early years of American cinema and the representation of homosexuality. Russo is informed and congenial. Later, he appears to know less about his subject ... Read full review

Contents

THE WAY WE WERENT The Invisible Years page
61
FRIGHTENING THE HORSES Out of the Closets
125
STRUGGLE Fear and Loathing in Gay Hollywood page
181
TAKING THE GAME AWAY FROM HOLLYWOOD
247
Afterword page
325
Necrology page
347
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