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Plot Summary
An exploration of the drama, struggle and legacy of the first gay play and subsequent Hollywood movie to successfully reach a mainstream audience.

Cast: Robert Wagner , Cheyenne Jackson , Tony Kushner , Michael Cunningham , Edward Albee , Paul Rudnick , Mart Crowley , Stephen Tropiano

Director: Crayton Robey

Genres: Documentary

Distributor: First Run

Making the Boys (2009)

Release Date: April 28th, 2011|1 hr. 30 min.

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  • Crowley's biting portrait feels painfully dated, but in a way that's the point: Pioneers fight so those who follow can take their battles for granted. show more

  • The most illuminating nuggets come from playwrights, authors and journalists, including Tony Kushner, Terrence McNally, Larry Kramer, Michael Cunningham, Paul Rudnick, Dan Savageand the late Dominick Dunne, who helped get the movie version made. show more

  • The hopelessly dated 1968 play "The Boys in the Band" yields a surprisingly sprightly and multifaceted documentary, Making the Boys. show more

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