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The Resource Portrait of Jason, a film by Shirley Clarke

Portrait of Jason, a film by Shirley Clarke

Label
Portrait of Jason
Title
Portrait of Jason
Statement of responsibility
a film by Shirley Clarke
Contributor
Film distributor
Filmmaker
Interviewee
Publisher
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • This portrait of Jason Holliday, a black gay prostitute who dreams of a career as a nightclub performer, is drawn from twelve consecutive hours of filming in a New York City apartment
  • As he reminisces about his life, Holliday discusses his homosexuality and the gay subcultures in San Francisco and New York. He jokes with the off-screen filmmaker and crew and maintains a sense of humor even as he recalls hustling, heroin addiction, and jail time. Holliday also performs for the camera, impersonating female entertainers and movie personalities such as Mae West, Butterfly McQueen, and Scarlett O'Hara in Gone with the wind
Member of
Cataloging source
OUN
Characteristic
videorecording
Dewey number
306.76/6208996073
Language note
In English with optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH)
LC call number
  • HQ75.8.H649
  • HQ76.27.A37
LC item number
  • P67 2014
  • P67 2014
PerformerNote
Featuring Jason Holliday
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1919-1997
  • 1924-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Clarke, Shirley
  • Holliday, Jason
  • Milestone Film & Video
  • Oscilloscope Pictures
Runtime
108
Series statement
  • Milestone cinematheque
  • Project Shirley
Series volume
volume 2
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Holliday, Jason
  • African American gay men
  • African American gay men
  • Gay men
  • Gay men
  • Male prostitutes
  • Male prostitution
  • Eccentrics and eccentricities
  • Eccentrics and eccentricities
Technique
live action
Label
Portrait of Jason, a film by Shirley Clarke
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Distribution
Copyright
Note
  • Filmed interview
  • Title from container
  • Originally released in 1967; re-released in 2013; re-released with additional features in 2014
  • "Restoration by the Academy Film Archive, Milestone Films and Modern Videofilm"--Container
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Special features: The lost confrontation (7 min.) -- Where's Shirley? (25 min.) -- Jason in color! (3 min.) -- Portrait of Jason trailer (2 min.) -- Jason, before and after (2 min.); Butterfly (1967, 4 min.) -- Shirley Clarke in underground New York (1967, 10 min.) -- Jason unleashed (audio outtakes) (35 min.) -- Pacifica Radio interview with Shirley Clarke [audio only] (1967, 53 min.) -- Jason Holliday comedy album [audio only] (1967, 54 min.)
Control code
ocn890139758
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (108 min.)
Isbn
9781933920634
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
784148014142
Other physical details
sound, black & white;
Publisher number
Mile00141
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)890139758
System details
DVD; NTSC; full screen presentation
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Portrait of Jason, a film by Shirley Clarke
Link
Publication
Distribution
Copyright
Note
  • Filmed interview
  • Title from container
  • Originally released in 1967; re-released in 2013; re-released with additional features in 2014
  • "Restoration by the Academy Film Archive, Milestone Films and Modern Videofilm"--Container
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Special features: The lost confrontation (7 min.) -- Where's Shirley? (25 min.) -- Jason in color! (3 min.) -- Portrait of Jason trailer (2 min.) -- Jason, before and after (2 min.); Butterfly (1967, 4 min.) -- Shirley Clarke in underground New York (1967, 10 min.) -- Jason unleashed (audio outtakes) (35 min.) -- Pacifica Radio interview with Shirley Clarke [audio only] (1967, 53 min.) -- Jason Holliday comedy album [audio only] (1967, 54 min.)
Control code
ocn890139758
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (108 min.)
Isbn
9781933920634
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
784148014142
Other physical details
sound, black & white;
Publisher number
Mile00141
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)890139758
System details
DVD; NTSC; full screen presentation
Video recording format
DVD

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