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Release Date:
11 March 2011 (USA) See more »
Tagline:
Broadway Hollywood Success Betrayal Sex Death Redemption See more »
Plot:
On the eve of the 40th anniversary of the Gay Rights Movement, the film explores the drama, struggle... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Interesting despite its over-emphasis on Crowley See more (4 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)

Edward Albee ... Himself - Playwright, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
Joe Allen ... Himself - Investor, The Boys in the Band
Matt Baney ... Himself - Dir. of HIV Services, St. Vincent's Hospital
David Carter ... Himself - Historian

Candis Cayne ... Herself - Actor, Dirty, Sexy, Money

Andy Cohen ... Himself - Bravo
Mart Crowley ... Himself - Playwright, The Boys in the Band

Michael Cunningham ... Himself - Author, The Hours

Dominick Dunne ... Himself
David Ehrenstein ... Himself - Author, Open Secret: Gay Hollywood 1928-2000

William Friedkin ... Himself - Academy Award Winning Director
Peter Harvey ... Himself - Set Designer, The Boys in the Band
Aaron Hicklin ... Himself - Editor-in-Chief, Out Magazine
Jerry Hoose ... Himself - Founder, Gay Liberation Front

Cheyenne Jackson ... Himself - Actor
Page Johnson ... Himself - Understudy for Emory
Charles Kaiser ... Himself - Author, Gay Metropolis
Curtis Kelly ... Himself - Owner, The Stonewall Inn
Josh Kilmer-Purcell ... Himself - Author & Former Drag Queen

Ed Koch ... Himself - Mayor of New York City, 1978-1989
Norman Korpi ... Himself - The Real World (as Norm Korpi)
Larry Kramer ... Himself - Author & Activist

Carson Kressley ... Himself - Queer Eye for the Straight Guy

Tony Kushner ... Himself - Playwright, Angels in America
Charles Leslie ... Himself - The Leslie / Lohman Gay Art Foundation
Laurence Luckinbill ... Himself - Actor, The Boys in the Band / Hank (also archive footage: The Boys in the Band)

Terrence McNally ... Himself - Playwright, Love! Valour! Compassion!

Michael Musto ... Himself - Writer, Village Voice
Patrick Pacheco ... Himself - Editor, After Dark Magazine
Gilbert Parker ... Himself - Theater Agent
George Rondo ... Himself - Robert Moore's Partner
David Rothenberg ... Himself - Publicist, The Boys in the Band

Paul Rudnick ... Himself - Screenwriter, In & Out
Dan Savage ... Himself - Writer, The Kid

Marc Shaiman ... Himself - Composer

Christian Siriano ... Himself - Designer, Project Runway
Andrew Tobias ... Himself - Author, The Best Little Boy in the World
Tree ... Himself - Bartender, The Stonewall Inn

Stephen Tropiano ... Himself - Historian

Robert Wagner ... Himself - Actor / Jonathan Hart (also archive footage: Hart to Hart)

Peter White ... Himself - Actor, The Boys in the Band / Alan McCarthy (also archive footage: The Boys in the Band)

Scott Wittman ... Himself - Lyricist / Writer
Robert Woodworth ... Himself - The LGBT Community Center, New York City
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Julie Andrews ... Herself (archive footage)

Lauren Bacall ... Herself (archive footage)
Ellen Beatriz Griffin Dunne ... Herself (archive footage) (as Lenny Dunne)

Jane Fonda ... Herself (archive footage)

Leonard Frey ... Himself - Actor, The Boys in the Band / Harold (archive footage: interview) (also archive footage: The Boys in the Band)

Judy Garland ... Herself / Herself - Singer / Dancer (archive footage) (also archive footage: General Electric Theater)

Rock Hudson ... Himself (archive footage)
Eric Marcus ... Himself - Author, Making Gay History

Roddy McDowall ... Himself (archive footage)

Sal Mineo ... Himself (archive footage)

Mike Nichols ... Himself (archive footage)

Anthony Perkins ... Himself (archive footage)

Suzanne Pleshette ... Herself (archive footage)

Dan Rather ... Himself - CBS News Anchor (archive footage: CBS Evening News with Dan Rather)

Tuesday Weld ... Herself (archive footage)

Natalie Wood ... Herself / Wilma Dean Loomis (archive footage) (also archive footage: Splendor in the Grass)

Darryl F. Zanuck ... Himself - Legendary Hollywood Producer (archive footage) (as Darryl Zanuck)

Lucie Arnaz ... Herself (uncredited)
Audrey Christie ... Mrs. Loomis (archive footage: Splendor in the Grass) (uncredited)
Lydia Clarke ... Herself (archive footage) (uncredited)
William Claxton ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)
Frederick Combs ... Donald (archive footage: The Boys in the Band) (uncredited)

Pat Crowley ... Herself (archive footage) (uncredited)

Bette Davis ... Liz (archive footage: The Decorator) (uncredited)

Cliff Gorman ... Emory (archive footage: The Boys in the Band) (uncredited)

Anne Hathaway ... Herself - Out 100 Party Attendee (uncredited)

Sean Hayes ... Jack McFarland (archive footage: Will & Grace) (uncredited)

Charlton Heston ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)

Iman ... Herself - Out 100 Party Attendee (uncredited)
Elaine Kaufman ... Pedestrian (archive footage: The Boys in the Band) (uncredited)

Robert La Tourneaux ... Cowboy Tex / Himself - Actor, The Boys in the Band (archive footage: The Boys in the Band) (also archive footage: Emerald City) (uncredited)

Peggy Lipton ... Herself (archive footage) (uncredited)

Paul Lynde ... Uncle Arthur (archive footage: Bewitched) (uncredited)

Eric McCormack ... Will Truman (archive footage: Will & Grace) (uncredited)

John Cameron Mitchell ... Himself - Out 100 Party Attendee (uncredited)
Peggy Moffitt ... Herself (archive footage) (uncredited)

Elizabeth Montgomery ... Samantha Stephens (archive footage: Bewitched) (uncredited)
Kenneth Nelson ... Michael (archive footage: The Boys in the Band) (uncredited)

Stefanie Powers ... Jennifer Hart (archive footage: Hart to Hart) (uncredited)
Keith Prentice ... Larry (archive footage: The Boys in the Band) (uncredited)

Ronald Reagan ... Himself - Host, General Electric Theater (archive footage: General Electric Theater) (uncredited)
Max Robinson ... Himself - ABC News Anchor (archive footage: World News Tonight) (uncredited)

Al Roker ... Al Roker (archive footage: Will & Grace) (uncredited)

Lionel Stander ... Max (archive sound: Hart to Hart) (uncredited)

Mike Wallace ... Himself - Narrator (archive sound: CBS Reports) (also archive footage: CBS Reports) (uncredited)

Mary Wickes ... Viola (archive footage: The Decorator) (uncredited)

Directed by
Crayton Robey 
 
Produced by
Judith B. Bass .... associate producer
Susan Bedusa .... producer
Miguel Camnitzer .... co-producer
Bill Condon .... executive producer
Jack Morrissey .... co-producer
Crayton Robey .... producer
Danielle Rosen .... associate producer
Douglas Tirola .... producer
 
Original Music by
Peitor Angell 
Francis Minarik  (as Fran Minarik)
Lucian Piane 
 
Cinematography by
Eric Daniel Metzgar (cinematography by) (as Eric Metzgar)
Charles Poekel (cinematography by)
 
Film Editing by
Robert Greene (edited by)
Seth Hurlbert (edited by)
 
Sound Department
Matt Gundy .... sound re-recording mixer (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Gobi M. Rahimi .... additional camera (as Gobi Rahimi)
Jeffrey Schneider .... additional camera
 
Music Department
Rebekah Touma .... music supervisor
 
Other crew
Michael Airington .... archival source: the Paul Lynde Estate
Yegor Andrianov .... key production assistant
Judith B. Bass .... legal services: Crayton Robey: Law Offices of Judith B. Bass
H. Whitt Bell .... key production assistant
Robert Benton .... archival source: The Fantasticks Original Cast Photographs
Daniela Conwell .... accounting services provided by: Altman Greenfield & Selvaggi
Jerry L. Dasti .... legal services: 4th Row Films: Sloss Eckhouse Brennan LawCo (as Jerry Dasti)
Hannah Dillon .... production assistant
Jacqueline Eckhouse .... legal services: 4th Row Films: Sloss Eckhouse Brennan LawCo (as Jackie Eckhouse)
Jessica Else .... production assistant
Sean FitzGerald .... production assistant
Stuart Gelwarg .... accounting services provided by: Altman Greenfield & Selvaggi
Sara Gordon .... production assistant
Ashley Griggs .... key production assistant
Lluvia Higuera .... production assistant
Michael Jamroz .... key production assistant
Kevin Kaufman .... key production assistant
Liann Kaye .... production assistant
Katie Kolombatovich .... production assistant
Erin Michels .... production assistant
Hillary Berkowitz Nussbaum .... key production assistant (as Hillary Berkowitz)
Kathryn O'Donnell .... production assistant
Joanna Pinker .... publicist: Falco, Ink
John Power .... production assistant
Beth Rodgers .... key production assistant
Janice Roland .... publicist: Falco, Ink
Rosemary Rotondi .... senior archival researcher
Betsy Rudnick .... publicist: Falco, Ink
Arjun Sheth .... key production assistant
Rob Stone .... production assistant
Shannon Treusch .... publicist: Falco, Ink
Abbey Wells .... key production assistant
 
Thanks
Michael Airington .... special thanks: the Paul Lynde Estate
Melissa Anrig .... acknowledgement: Bar Stuzzichini Screening Group
Ines Aslan .... this movie count not have been made without the help and support of
Martha Babcock .... this movie count not have been made without the help and support of
Martin Bartels .... thank you: the Berlin Film Festival
Steve Bassett .... this movie count not have been made without the help and support of
Darcy Becker .... this movie count not have been made without the help and support of
Jack Bedusa .... thank you: for love and support (as Kate and Jack Bedusa)
Jennie Bedusa .... thank you: for love and support
Kate Bedusa .... thank you: for love and support (as Kate and Jack Bedusa)
Dori Berinstein .... this movie count not have been made without the help and support of
Melina Bielefelt .... this movie count not have been made without the help and support of
Michael Bourret .... acknowledgement: Bar Stuzzichini Screening Group
Michael Bourret .... thank you: for love and support
Malan Breton .... this movie count not have been made without the help and support of
Kim Brinster .... this movie count not have been made without the help and support of
Jan Buttram .... this movie count not have been made without the help and support of
Luis Camnitzer .... thank you: for love and support (as Luis Camnitzer and Selby Hickey)
Steve Carpentieri .... this movie count not have been made without the help and support of
Darren Cole .... this movie count not have been made without the help and support of
Lisa Collins .... this movie count not have been made without the help and support of
Liesl Copland .... a special thanks to
Jack Cummings .... this movie count not have been made without the help and support of
Philip Cusack .... this movie count not have been made without the help and support of
Mattieu Dahdah .... this movie count not have been made without the help and support of
Richard Davies .... this movie count not have been made without the help and support of
Deanna Dawn .... thank you: for love and support
Lou Del Vecchio .... this movie count not have been made without the help and support of
Zelie Dember-Slack .... this movie count not have been made without the help and support of
Paul Fasana .... this movie count not have been made without the help and support of
Brian Feit .... this movie count not have been made without the help and support of
Peter Filichia .... this movie count not have been made without the help and support of
Lori Fineman .... this movie count not have been made without the help and support of
Richard Foltz .... this movie count not have been made without the help and support of
Harriett D. Foy .... this movie count not have been made without the help and support of
Marcia Franklin .... a special thanks to
Richard Fumosa .... this movie count not have been made without the help and support of
Vance Garrett .... this movie count not have been made without the help and support of
Dino Georgiou .... this movie count not have been made without the help and support of
Meg Giles .... this movie count not have been made without the help and support of
Adam Gonzalez .... acknowledgement: Bar Stuzzichini Screening Group
Farley Granger .... this movie count not have been made without the help and support of
Bart Greenberg .... this movie count not have been made without the help and support of
Letitia Guillory .... this movie count not have been made without the help and support of
John Hadity .... a special thanks to
Ryan Harrington .... this movie count not have been made without the help and support of
Gary Harris .... this movie count not have been made without the help and support of
Christopher Harrison .... this movie count not have been made without the help and support of
Judith Helfand .... this movie count not have been made without the help and support of
Selby Hickey .... thank you: for love and support (as Luis Camnitzer and Selby Hickey)
Sarah Holbert .... thank you: to GLAAD for their support
Jakob Holder .... this movie count not have been made without the help and support of
Matthew Horowitz .... this movie count not have been made without the help and support of
Jim Horvath .... this movie count not have been made without the help and support of
David Hurlbert .... thank you: for love and support (as Pamela and David Hurlbert)
Pamela Hurlbert .... thank you: for love and support (as Pamela and David Hurlbert)
Rebecca Hurlbert .... thank you: for love and support
Beth Janson .... thank you: & The support of Tribeca All Access: Tribeca Film Institute
Corey Johnson .... this movie count not have been made without the help and support of
Caroline Kim .... this movie count not have been made without the help and support of
Jonathan King .... a special thanks to
Mykal Knight .... this movie count not have been made without the help and support of
David Kwok .... thank you: the Tribeca Film Festival
Steve Lawson .... a special thanks to
Andrea Lia .... this movie count not have been made without the help and support of (as Andrea Andrade)
Joseph F. Lovett .... a special thanks to (as Joseph Lovett)
David Lubliner .... a special thanks to
Louis Malkin .... this movie count not have been made without the help and support of
Cecilia Martin .... this movie count not have been made without the help and support of
Anthony McCarthy .... this movie count not have been made without the help and support of
Jim McCarthy .... acknowledgement: Bar Stuzzichini Screening Group
Donna McKechnie .... this movie count not have been made without the help and support of
John Cameron Mitchell .... this movie count not have been made without the help and support of
David Moore .... this movie count not have been made without the help and support of
Patrick Moore .... this movie count not have been made without the help and support of
Seth Morgan .... this movie count not have been made without the help and support of
Tamir Muhammad .... thank you: & The support of Tribeca All Access: Tribeca Film Institute
Molly Murphy .... this movie count not have been made without the help and support of
Sydney Neter .... a special thanks to
Eileen Newman .... thank you: & The support of Tribeca All Access: Tribeca Film Institute
Lilli Nitsche .... thank you: the Berlin Film Festival
Diana Näcke .... thank you: the Berlin Film Festival (as Diana Naecke)
Patrick O'Donoghue .... this movie count not have been made without the help and support of
Carlos Ortiz .... this movie count not have been made without the help and support of
Allison Prouty .... this movie count not have been made without the help and support of
Jeanne Puglisi .... this movie count not have been made without the help and support of
Sara Ramirez .... this movie count not have been made without the help and support of
Gwenaël Rattke .... thank you: the Berlin Film Festival
Luke Rawls .... this movie count not have been made without the help and support of
Rashad Robinson .... thank you: to GLAAD for their support
Al D. Rodriguez .... this movie count not have been made without the help and support of
Janice Roland .... a special thanks to
Tammie Rosen .... thank you: & The support of Tribeca All Access: Tribeca Film Institute
Howard Rosenman .... this movie count not have been made without the help and support of
Andrew K. Russell .... this movie count not have been made without the help and support of
Mitch Ryan .... this movie count not have been made without the help and support of
Arndt Röskens .... thank you: the Berlin Film Festival
Bartholomew Sammut .... thank you: the Berlin Film Festival
Pete Sanders .... this movie count not have been made without the help and support of
Sheryl Santacruz .... this movie count not have been made without the help and support of
michelle Schiefen .... acknowledgement: Bar Stuzzichini Screening Group (as Michelle Schiefen)
Ed Schulhafer .... this movie count not have been made without the help and support of
Harold Seeley .... this movie count not have been made without the help and support of
Ector Simpson .... this movie count not have been made without the help and support of
Sky Sitney .... this movie count not have been made without the help and support of
Wieland Speck .... thank you: the Berlin Film Festival
Gene Stavis .... this movie count not have been made without the help and support of
Darryl Stephens .... this movie count not have been made without the help and support of
Michael Stuetz .... thank you: the Berlin Film Festival
Marilyn Szatmary .... this movie count not have been made without the help and support of
Genna Terranova .... thank you: the Tribeca Film Festival
Barbara Tirola .... thank you: for love and support (as Barbara and Vincent Tirola)
Kristen Tirola .... thank you: for love and support
Vincent Tirola .... thank you: for love and support (as Barbara and Vincent Tirola)
Shannon Treusch .... a special thanks to
Priti Trivedi .... this movie count not have been made without the help and support of
Rich Wandell .... this movie count not have been made without the help and support of
Jacob Watson .... thank you: the Berlin Film Festival
Wendy Wecksell .... this movie count not have been made without the help and support of
John Weigel .... thank you: for love and support (as John Weigel and Milton White)
Robert West .... this movie count not have been made without the help and support of
Milton White .... thank you: for love and support (as John Weigel and Milton White)
Janice Wilde .... acknowledgement: Bar Stuzzichini Screening Group
Marlow Wyatt .... this movie count not have been made without the help and support of
 

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Runtime:
90 min
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Color:
Color | Black and White (archive footage: The Boys in the Band)

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Trivia:
Other than trailers from the original distributor, First Run Features, the DVD includes several bonus "featurettes." One of those is "The Missing Scene," about a scripted scene which was not included in the original The Boys in the Band (1970) final edit. Director William Friedkin claims that the footage exists of that scene, somewhere, but he is not sure where.See more »
Movie Connections:
References "Dirty Sexy Money" (2007)See more »
Soundtrack:
Making My Own Sunshine DaysSee more »

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0 out of 4 people found the following review useful.
Interesting despite its over-emphasis on Crowley, 14 August 2012
Author: jm10701 from United States

The parts of this movie that tell about the gay world before and after the production of the play and then the movie The Boys in the Band - and the broad range of reactions to them within the gay world - are interesting and meaningful. Unfortunately, those parts make up something less than half of the movie.

Most of the movie is about Mart Crowley, who wrote the play, and he's whiny, self-centered, and not interesting at all. With the luck that guy had - a pampered Southern Belle who somehow became the toast of Hollywood and Natalie Wood's best friend and then wrote a groundbreaking play despite his total lack of interest in anything or anybody but himself - he should be thanking God instead of whining.

I can think of many things I'd rather do with an hour than spend it watching and listening to Mart Crowley. The other parts of this movie really are interesting though, and they make the Crowley parts just bearable. Celebrity queens may love the Crowley parts even though I didn't.

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