Before Stonewall : the making of a gay and lesbian community (VHS tape, 1985) [University of Maryland, College Park]
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Before Stonewall : the making of a gay and lesbian community

Before Stonewall : the making of a gay and lesbian community

Author: Greta Schiller; Robert Rosenberg; John Scagliotti
Publisher: New York, NY : Cinema Guild, 1985.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape : NTSC color broadcast system   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
A social history of homosexuality in America from the 1920s to 1969, showing how this group has moved from a secret shame to the status of a publicly viable minority group. Tells how a group consciousness coalesced after the 1969 police raid on Stonewall Inn, a gay bar in New York City, and the three-day riot that followed gained them national publicity and the birth of the gay movement.
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Genre/Form: Documentaries and Factual Films
Nonfiction films
Historical films
Documentary films
History
Documentaires
Films historiques
Films autres que de fiction
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Greta Schiller; Robert Rosenberg; John Scagliotti
OCLC Number: 14509386
Notes: VHS format [NTSC].
Credits: Directors, Greta Schiller, Robert Rosenberg.
Performer(s): Narrator, Rita Mae Brown.
Description: 1 videocassette (87 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Responsibility: producers, Robert Rosenberg, John Scagliotti, Greta Schiller ; directors, Greta Schiller, Robert Rosenberg.

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A social history of homosexuality in America from the 1920s to 1969, showing how this group has moved from a secret shame to the status of a publicly viable minority group. Tells how a group consciousness coalesced after the 1969 police raid on Stonewall Inn, a gay bar in New York City, and the three-day riot that followed gained them national publicity and the birth of the gay movement.
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