Edited by Claude J. Summers
The entertaining, authoritative, and concise guide to all things
queer in film and television.
Film and TV aficionados will relish this volume celebrating the
actors, directors, screenwriters, and producers whose queer
sensibilities infuse our popular culture with brilliance, drama, and
How did Liberace's costumes almost kill him?*
Which lesbian comedian spent her high school years as "the best
white cheerleader in Detroit"?**
For these answers and more, dip into
The Queer Encyclopedia of Film & Television.
Drawn from glbtq.com--dubbed the "Encyclopedia Britanniqueer" by The
Advocate--this is the only reference book in which Tallulah Bankhead,
Jean Cocteau, Judy Garland, Gus Van Sant, and Christine Vachon
jostle for space. From Dorothy Arzner to John Waters, from Alla
Nazimova to Divine, and from Paul Lynde to Ellen DeGeneres, it's a
queer, queer world.
The Queer Encyclopedia of Film & Television
is your indispensable guide: entertaining, authoritative, and
concise. And perfect to read by candelabra.
From inhaling the dry cleaning fumes
Press and your local bookseller.