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Gay erotic films

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Jim (Buddy) Ball papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: Coll2014-004
Abstract James L. Ball, Ph.D., known as "Buddy" Ball, produced films, records, and videos from about 1977 to 1997 for a variety of audiences including African American churches and other Christian groups, crafters, gay men, and horror fans. The collection includes corporate records, personal papers, and photographs documenting his varied activities from his early career as an educator to his involvement in motorcycle clubs to his inclusion in the banned-in-Britain "Video nasties" list.
Dates: 1959-1987

Arch Brown collection

 Collection — Box 1: Series Series 1.
Identifier: Coll2012-146
Abstract The collection consists of flyers, press materials, playbills, advertisements, reviews, and occasional administrative records for Arch Brown's films and plays, 1973-2007. Arch Brown has published and/or produced award-winning plays and film, written theater criticism and essays on media and the arts, and is a founder of the Arch and Bruce Brown Foundation and of G-MAN, the Gay Men’s Arts Network.
Dates: 1973-2007

Harold L. Call papers

 Collection — Box 1: Series Series 1.
Identifier: Coll2008-010
Abstract Correspondence, manuscripts, financial records, family papers, notes, clippings, paste-ups, legal papers, flyers, erotica, photographs, slides, home movies, videotapes, memorabilia, card catalogs, and other material created or collected by gay activist, publisher, and businessman, Harold (Hal) Leland Call. One of the founding members of the San Francisco chapter of the Mattachine Society, Call created and edited the Mattachine Review, one of the earliest...
Dates: 1852-2000; Majority of material found within 1942 - 1998

Falcon Studios still images collection

 Collection — Box 1: Series Series 1.
Identifier: Coll2012-159
Abstract Slides, transparencies, negatives, photograph prints, contact sheets, DVDs, CDs and other material, circa 1970-2012, from Falcon Studios, one of the largest producers of gay erotic film and publications in the United States. The collection includes original negatives and over 1.5 million slides from Falcon's production files dating back to its earliest productions in the 1970s; as well as slides and photographs from other production companies it acquired during its 40-year history.
Dates: circa 1970-2012; Majority of material found within 1978 - 2009

Gay erotic film stills and print photography

 Collection
Identifier: Coll2013-073
Overview The gay erotic motion picture and print stills collection consists primarily of black and white and a few color photographic prints from the production of gay erotic magazines. The collection includes both images used in the magazine and rejected images along with a limited number of film stills from gay erotic motion pictures. The collection was primarily collected by Jim Kepner from Southern California publishers of gay erotic magazines.
Dates: circa 1970-1990

Laguna Pacific v. David Carter legal papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: Coll2008-013
Abstract Photocopy legal records relating to the lawsuit (1983-1985) brought by Laguna Pacific, the production company of gay adult filmmaker George Fisher (aka William Higgins), against David Beckmann (aka David Carter) for unauthorized selling of authentic copies, and selling counterfeit copies, of the former's films. The materials include extensive photocopies of the defendant's financial records, which illustrate the business aspects of the gay adult film industry in the early 1980s.
Dates: 1980 - 1985; Majority of material found within 1983 - 1985

Studio and distributor marketing ephemera collection

 Collection
Identifier: Coll2012-170
Abstract Fliers, brochures, and clippings of marketing materials of studios and distributors of erotic images and products. Studios and distributors marketed a variety products including artworks, photographs, moving images, and assorted products. The collection documents the advertising and distribution of gay erotic materials. Advertisements were placed in magazines and newspapers marketed to gay men. Studios and distributors would primarily send fliers, catalogs, and requested merchandise through the...
Dates: 1950-2012; Majority of material found within 1970 - 1990