The celluloid closet: homosexuality in the movies

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Harper & Row, 1981 - Performing Arts - 276 pages
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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  - Matthew Ulmen - Goodreads

I loved this book. being someone who loves the little details of movies or loves looking for little things in them this gave me a new look at some aspects of movies I didn't think of before. Read full review

Review: The Celluloid Closet: Homosexuality in the Movies

User Review  - Matthew - Goodreads

A classic in film criticism and queer history, Russo's prose can be a tad dry, but it is an illuminating look at how movies and the dominant culture have dealt with homosexuality in the 20th century. 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
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