Silver Screen: Color Me Lavender (1998)

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Actor Dan Butler hosts this documentary survey of homosexuality as depicted in movies from Hollywood's Golden Age. The film presents an endless parade of clips as it attempts to read a gay subtext into cinema characters portrayed by Eric Blore, Edward Everett Horton, Bob Hope, Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye, Walter Brennan, and Randolph Scott. Shown at the 1997 Locarno Film Festival.
Rating:
NR
Genre:
Documentary , Drama , Special Interest , Television
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Cast

Dan Butler
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Critic Reviews for Silver Screen: Color Me Lavender

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Full Review… | October 9, 2002
L.A. Weekly
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Full Review… | February 13, 2001
Los Angeles Times
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Full Review… | December 31, 1999
New York Times
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Mark Rappaport is not exactly a documentarian and something more than a filmmaker. You could say he's a movie critic who writes by remote control.

Full Review… | September 1, 2009
City Pages, Minneapolis/St. Paul

The overall presumptive smugness gets laid on a little too thickly.

Full Review… | July 11, 2007
Film Journal International

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July 5, 2005
EmanuelLevy.Com

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