They are both funny, sexy and thought provoking.
This is one of the very few books that has useful information on gays in cinema from the beginning of the film industry to (somewhat) present day.
The book deserves a place on the bookshelf of every one who loves film as much as the writer did, and I recommend it strongly.
Vito is the reason we have gay film studies.
filled with information and challenging stereo types and stock film characters.. Read more
Nearly three decades after the final revised edition appeared, Vito Russo's "The Celluloid Closet" is still an impressive achievement and a compulsive read. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Miles D. Moore
A classic book by activist Vito Russo. To viewers and readers these days, this book may seem outdated. Read morePublished 10 months ago by Nora
The author did very good research and great photos we love Vito . Love seeing Hope Emerson from Caged she was greatPublished 11 months ago by Ron Rob
book was dense with history, relevant research. well written and comprehensive. well worth the price and was received early and in excellent condition. true valuePublished 22 months ago by Michael OConnor
Vito Russo's seminal work on representations of gay and lesbian people in motion pictures is an essential read for anyone interested in the subject. Read morePublished on July 17, 2012 by Eugene S.