The Resource The Cockettes

The Cockettes

Label
The Cockettes
Title
The Cockettes
Contributor
Distributor
Filmmaker
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
As the psychedelic San Francisco of the ?60?s began evolving into the gay San Francisco of the ?70?s, The Cockettes, a flamboyant ensemble of hippies decked themselves out in gender-bending drag and tons of glitter for a series of legendary midnight musicals at the Palace Theater in North Beach.. With titles like “Tinsel Tarts in a Hot Coma” and “Pearls over Shanghai”, these all singing, all dancing extravaganzas featured elaborate costumes, rebellious sexuality, and exuberant chaos that spoke directly to the nature of that tumultuous time.. Nominated for the Grand Jury Prize for Documentary at the Sundance Film Festival. Winner of Best Documentary/Non-Fiction Film at the Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards.. "This expert, heartfelt movie establishes [The Cockettes] as being as much a part of swingin' San Francisco as the Grateful Dead or the Beats." - Steven Rosen, Denver Post. "An irresistible documentary look at the ensemble of the moment in the hippie kingdom of San Francisco, this comprehensive and charming film not only recalls those days exactly, it also manages the wonderful trick of taking us back there along with it." - Kenneth Turan , Los Angeles Times
Cataloging source
VDU
Characteristic
videorecording
Date time place
Originally produced by David Weissman in 2002
Language note
In English
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Weber, Bill
  • Weissman, David
  • David Weissman (Firm)
  • Kanopy (Firm)
Runtime
99
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Gay and lesbian studies
  • Gender identity
Technique
live action
Label
The Cockettes
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from title frames
  • Film
  • In Process Record
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (streaming video file) (100 minutes):
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
digital, .flv file, sound
Publisher number
3811812
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1035144344
  • (CaSfKAN)kan3811812
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other
Label
The Cockettes
Link
Publication
Note
  • Title from title frames
  • Film
  • In Process Record
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (streaming video file) (100 minutes):
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
digital, .flv file, sound
Publisher number
3811812
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1035144344
  • (CaSfKAN)kan3811812
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other

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