Bil Browning

Turner Classic Movies filmfest

Filed By Bil Browning | June 04, 2007 3:23 PM | comments

Filed in: Entertainment, Gay Icons and History
Tags: AOL, homophobic behavior, June, pride, QueerSighted, television

The good folks at QueerSighted have an exclusive deal with Turner Classic Movies and are providing "rare movie trailers (many never seen by modern audiences), interviews with panelists like Armistead Maupin, Don Murray, Alan Cummings and Charles Busch, photos of the stars and original movie posters."

How were gays portrayed in classic Hollywood? Find out this month when Turner Classic Movies airs 44 films covering six decades of gay pride and prejudice in cinema. Starting with 'Algie the Miner' from 1912, the series takes viewers through the film eras of Pre-Code, Classic Hollywood, Code-Busters and ends up in the year 1969 when things became more Out and Open with groundbreaking films like 'The Boys In the Band."

The movies air on Mondays and Wednesdays all through the month of June. Check the site for listings and air times.

See after the jump for the video about the series.

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