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The boys in the band [videorecording] / a Leo Productions, Ltd. production, a National General Pictures release, a Cinema Center Films presentation ; written and produced by Mart Crowley ; directed by Wiliam Friedkin.

Publication:
Hollywood, Calif. : Paramount Home Entertainment, c2008.
Format/Description:
Video
1 videodisc (ca. 119 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Subjects:
Crowley, Mart, 1935- -- Film adaptations.
Male homosexuality -- New York (State) -- New York -- Drama.
Birthday parties -- New York (State) -- New York -- Drama.
Male friendship -- New York (State) -- New York -- Drama.
Prank telephone calls -- New York (State) -- New York -- Drama.
Form/Genre:
Melodrama.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Feature films.
Film adaptations.
Language:
Closed-captioned.
System Details:
DVD, widescreen; Dolby Digital stereo.
Summary:
A witty, perceptive and devastating look at the personal agendas and suppressed revelations swirling among a group of gay men in Manhattan. Harold is celebrating a birthday, and his friend Michael has drafted some friends to help commemorate the event. As the evening progresses, the alcohol flows, the knives come out, and Michael's demand that the group participate in a devious telephone game unleashes dormant and unspoken emotions.
Participant:
Leonard Frey, Kenneth Nelson, Cliff Gorman, Peter White, Reuben Greene, Robert La Torneaux, Laurence Luckinbill, Frederick Combs, Keith Prentice.
Credits:
Director of photography, Arthur J. Ornitz ; editors, Carl Lerner, Gerald Greenberg.
Notes:
Originally released as a motion picture in 1970.
Special features: "Act one: the play" featurette; "Act two: the film" featurette; "Act three: 40 years of Boys in the band" featurette; feature-length audio commentary by William Friedkin.
Contributor:
Friedkin, William. , Director
Nelson, Kenneth, 1930-1993 , Actor
Frey, Leonard, 1938-1988 , Actor
Gorman, Cliff. , Actor
White, Peter. , Actor
Greene, Reuben. , Actor
La Tourneaux, Robert. , Actor
Luckinbill, Laurence. , Actor
Combs, Frederick. , Actor
Prentice, Keith. , Actor
Ornitz, Arthur J. (Arthur Jacob), 1916-1985. , Cinematographer
Lerner, Carl. , Editor
Greenberg, Gerald B. , Editor
Crowley, Mart, 1935-. , Author, Producer, Screenwriter
Leo Productions, Ltd. , Producer
National General Pictures. , Producer
Cinema Center Films (Firm) , Producer
Paramount Home Entertainment (Firm) , Distributor
ISBN:
1415709432
9781415709436
OCLC:
263996570
Publisher Number:
097368878549
88785 Paramount Home Entertainment
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