Before Stonewall : the making of a gay and lesbian community (VHS tape, 1993) [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; Cinema Guild.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Cinema Guild, [1993?]
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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 June 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: History
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Greta Schiller; Robert Rosenberg; John Scagliotti; Cinema Guild.
OCLC Number: 70728264
Notes: Participants: Audre Lorde, Smilie Hillaire, Martin Duberman, Barbara Gittings, Allen Ginsberg, Rev. Grant Gallup, Richard Bruce Nugent, Harry Otis, Donna Smith, Harry Hay, Ted Rolfs, Mabel Hampton, Barbara Girier, Chuch Rowland, George Buse, Hank Vilas, Johnnie Phelps, Ricky Streiker, Jim Kepner, Carroll Davis, Dr. Evelyn Hooker, Paul H. Clarke, Frank Kameny, Red Jordan Arobateau, Dorothy Hillaire, Teddie Boutte, Jacjie Cachero, Marge Summit, Lisa Ben, Ann Bannon, Craig Rodwell.
Originally produced as documentary film in 1984.
Credits: Cinematography, Jan Kraepelin, Sandi Sissel, Cathy Zheutlin.
Description: 1 videocassette (VHS) (87 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 1/2 in.
Responsibility: produced by Robert Rosenberg, John Scagliotti and Greta Schiller ; directed by Greta Schiller and Robert Rosenberg ; narrated by Rita Mae Brown.

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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 June 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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