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Before Stonewall (1984) Poster

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Greta Schiller
Robert Rosenberg ... (co-director)

Cast (in credits order) complete, awaiting verification  

Rita Mae Brown Rita Mae Brown ... Narrator
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Maua Adele Ajanaku Maua Adele Ajanaku ... Herself - activist and teacher
Red Jordan Arobateau Red Jordan Arobateau ... Himself - writer
Ann Bannon ... Herself - university professor
Lisa Ben Lisa Ben ... Herself - former secretary
Gladys Bentley Gladys Bentley ... Herself - Nightclub Singer (voice) (archive footage)
Ivy Bottini Ivy Bottini ... Herself - former housewife, co-founder N.Y. N.O.W.
George Buse George Buse ... Himself - newspaper reporter, former Army Chaplain
Carroll Davis Carroll Davis ... Himself - performer
Martin Duberman Martin Duberman ... Himself - historian and playwright
Grant Gallup Grant Gallup ... Himself
Allen Ginsberg ... Himself
Barbara Gittings Barbara Gittings ... Herself - gay activist
Barbara Grier Barbara Grier ... Herself - publisher
Mabel Hampton Mabel Hampton ... Herself - dancer, former domestic worker
Harry Hay Harry Hay ... Himself - political activist
Dorothy Hillaire Dorothy Hillaire ... Herself - Native American activist (as Dorothy 'Smilie' Hillaire)
Evelyn Hooker Evelyn Hooker ... Herself (as Dr. Evelyn Hooker)
Jheri Jheri ... Himself - clothing designer
Frank Kameny Frank Kameny ... Himself - former U.S. government scientist
Jim Kepner Jim Kepner ... Himself - gay archivist
Audre Lorde Audre Lorde ... Herself - poet and university professor
Nancy MacCulloch Nancy MacCulloch ... Herself - film editor
Bruce Nugent Bruce Nugent ... Himself - artist and writer (as Richard Bruce Nugent)
Henry Otis Henry Otis ... Himself - former dancer
Johnnie Phelps Johnnie Phelps ... Herself - printer
Craig Rodwell Craig Rodwell ... Himself - owner of gay bookstore
Ted Rolfs Ted Rolfs ... Himself - retired Merchant Marine
Chuck Rowland Chuck Rowland ... Himself - stage producer
Jose Sarria Jose Sarria ... Himself
Donna Smith Donna Smith ... Herself - retired bookkeeper
Ricky Streiker Ricky Streiker ... Herself - bar owner
Hank Vilas Hank Vilas ... Himself - therapist
Kenneth Anger ... Watches man flexing muscles (archive footage) (uncredited)
Coral Browne ... Mercy Croft (uncredited)
John Burnside John Burnside ... Himself (uncredited)
Nigel De Brulier ... Jokaanan (archive footage) (uncredited)
Louis Dumar ... Tigellinus (archive footage) (uncredited)
Betty Friedan Betty Friedan ... Herself (archive footage) (uncredited)
James P. Johnson James P. Johnson ... In Speakeasy (archive footage) (uncredited)
Morris Kight Morris Kight ... Himself (uncredited)
Martin Luther King ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)
Pat Lenhof Pat Lenhof ... Himself (uncredited)
Mitchell Lewis ... Herod (archive footage) (uncredited)
Jimmy Mordecai Jimmy Mordecai ... In Speakeasy (archive footage) (uncredited)
Thomas Morris Thomas Morris ... In Speakeasy (archive footage) (uncredited)
Alla Nazimova ... Salome (archive footage) (uncredited)
Ronald Reagan ... Johnny Jones (archive footage) (uncredited)
Bessie Smith ... Herself - standing at bar of speakeasy (archive footage) (uncredited)
Isabel Washington Isabel Washington ... In Speakeasy (archive footage) (uncredited)

Produced by 

Robert Rosenberg ... producer
John Scagliotti ... executive producer / producer
Greta Schiller ... producer

Cinematography by 

Jan Kraepelin
Sandi Sissel
Cathy Zheutlin

Film Editing by 

Bill Daughton

Production Management 

Katherine Grant-Bourne ... unit manager
Amy Kato ... unit manager
Pat Mei ... unit manager
Tina Schiller ... unit manager

Sound Department 

Anne Marie Forte ... additional sound
Peter Friedman ... additional sound
Beni Matias ... additional sound
Roy Ramsing ... sound
Dean Sarjeant ... additional sound (as Dean Sargeant)
Lori Seligman ... sound
J.T. Takagi ... sound (as J.T. Tagaki)

Visual Effects by 

John Bauman ... opticals: Cynosure
Jauren Helf ... opticals: Cynosure

Camera and Electrical Department 

Becky Butler ... assistant camera
Jeffrey Farber ... additional camera operator (as Jeff Farber)
Peter Friedman ... assistant camera
Debbie Sarjeant ... assistant camera (as Deborah Sargeant)
Greta Schiller ... additional camera operator

Editorial Department 

Damian Begley ... additional assistant editor
Peter Friedman ... assistant editor
Jeff Lunger ... additional assistant editor
Noëlle Penraat ... negative matcher
Jan Stott ... additional assistant editor
Stephen Vittoria ... editor: Theatrical Trailer

Other crew 

Anne Alexander ... assistant to producer
Nan Allendorfer ... additional researcher
Zane Blaney ... additional researcher
John Catania ... production coordinator
Amy Chen ... production coordinator
Michelle Cliff ... historical consultant
Mindy Cohen ... assistant to producer
Blance Cook ... historical consultant (as Blanche W. Cook)
John D'Emilio ... historical consultant
Hillary Dann ... archival research consultant
Deborah Edel ... historical consultant
Neil Elliot ... additional researcher
Bruce Eves ... historical consultant
Jeff Goodman ... additional researcher
Chaudia Gorbman ... additional researcher (as Claudia Gorbman)
Erica Gottfried ... archival research consultant
Janie Groff ... additional researcher
John Hammond ... historical consultant
Larry Horne ... additional researcher (as Larry Harne)
Jim Kepner ... historical consultant
Jeff Lunger ... assistant to producer
Toby Maretta ... historical consultant (as Toby Marotta)
Nancy Miller ... personal collections coordinator
Joan Nestle ... historical consultant
Carroll Oliver ... additional researcher
Judith Oney ... additional researcher
Julia Penelope ... historical consultant
Rosetta Reitz ... archival research consultant
Vito Russo ... archival research consultant
Judith Schwartz ... historical consultant
Paul Sergio ... additional researcher
Susan Sholji ... additional researcher (as Susan Shoiji)
Ron Spalding ... titles: Kaleidoscope
Elizabeth Stevens ... additional researcher
Christina Sunley ... assistant to producer
Jeff Tennyson ... title designer
Tom Waugh ... archival research consultant
Andrea Weiss ... archival research director / research director
Sande Zeig ... additional researcher

Thanks 

Bertha Barris ... special thanks
Don Beavers ... special thanks
Alan Berliner ... special thanks
Jack Campbell ... special thanks
Matthew Coles ... special thanks (as Matt Coles)
Quentin Crisp ... special thanks
Emile de Antonio ... special thanks
Murray Edelman ... special thanks
Adrienne Edwards ... special thanks
Colin Higgins ... special thanks (as Colin Higgens)
Jim Hormel ... special thanks
Louis Landerson ... special thanks
Mike Mathis ... special thanks
Mike Palma ... special thanks
Jeannette Poillon ... special thanks
Ron Sable ... special thanks
Marc Weiss ... special thanks
Edmund White ... special thanks

See also

Release Dates | Official Sites | Company Credits | Filming & Production | Technical Specs

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