Kansas City Trucking Co. Collection Edit

Summary

Identifier
Coll2011-063

Dates

  • 1976-1977 (Creation)

Extents

  • 0.1 Linear Feet (Whole)
    [1 folder]

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  • Abstract

    Promotional photography stills, publicity, publication lists, cast lists, correspondence, press releases, and other material documenting the publicity for the release of Kansas City Trucking Co. (1976), a film by gay filmmaker Tim Kincaid, also known as Joe Gage. In the 1970s, Kincaid wrote and directed a series of films known as "The Kansas City Trilogy," which were notable for "portrayals of male/male sex occuring between rugged, masculine men who came from blue-collar and rural backgrounds and related as 'equal partners.'"

  • Historical Note

    Kansas City Trucking Co. (1976) was one of three films known as "The Kansas City Trilogy," written and directed by gay filmmaker Tim Kincaid, also known as Joe Gage. Made in the 1970s, the trilogy was notable for "portrayals of male/male sex occuring between rugged, masculine men who came from blue-collar and rural backgrounds and related as 'equal partners,'" which was perceived to be in contrast to stereotypical portrayals of gay relationships.

  • Access

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  • Publication Rights

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  • Preferred Citation

    Kansas City Trucking Co. Collection, Coll2011-063, ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives, Los Angeles, California

  • Processing Information

    Processing this collection has been funded by a generous grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities.

    In order to provide access to this collection, minimal processing on this collection was expedited in 2011. Date spans were given wherever possible, but do not reflect the most accurate inclusive dates.

  • Scope and Content

    Promotional photography stills, publicity, publication lists, cast lists, correspondence, press releases, and other material documenting the publicity for the release of Kansas City Trucking Co. (1976), a film by gay filmmaker Tim Kincaid, also known as Joe Gage. Much of the collection documents the marketing of the film in gay and lesbian publications.

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    Mixed Materials
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