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The Resource Black white + gray, LM Media GmbH, Arthouse Films present a film by James Crump, (videorecording)

Black white + gray, LM Media GmbH, Arthouse Films present a film by James Crump, (videorecording)

Label
Black white + gray
Title
Black white + gray
Statement of responsibility
LM Media GmbH, Arthouse Films present a film by James Crump
Title variation
  • Black white and gray
  • Black white plus gray
  • Black white + gray
Title variation remainder
a portrait of Sam Wagstaff + Robert Mapplethorpe
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Yale-educated and born with a silver spoon in his mouth, Sam Wagstaff's transformation from innovative museum curator to Robert Mapplethorpe's lover and patron is intensively probed in Black White + Gray. During the heady years of the 1970s and 1980s, the New York City art scene was abuzz with a new spirit, and Mapplethorpe would be at the center of it. Wagstaff pulled him from his suburban Queens existence, gave him a camera and brought him into this art world that seemed to be waiting for him, creating the man whose infamous images instilled emotions ranging from awe to anger. In turn, Mapplethorpe brought the formerly starched-shirt preppie to the world of drugs and gay S-and-M sex, well-documented in his still-startling photographs. Twenty-five years separated the lovers, but their relationship was symbiotic to its core, and the two remained together forever. The film also explores the relationship both men had with musician/poet Patti Smith, whose 1975 debut album 'Horses' catapulted her to fame."--Official website, http://www.blackwhitegray.com/about_film.html
Awards note
Official Selection, Tribeca International Film Festival and SilverDocs/AFI Discovery Documentary Festival.
Cataloging source
FQG
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Written and directed by by James Crump ; editor, Dave Giles ; music, J. Ralph ; directors of photograph, Christopher Felver ... [et al.] ; executive producers: Stanley F. Buchthal , David Koh, Maja Hoffmann
PerformerNote
  • Narrator, Joan Juliet Buck
  • Pierre Apraxine, Dick Cavett, Dominick Dunne, Raymond Foye, Ralph Gibson, Jean-Jacques Naudet, John Richardson, Patti Smith, Paul Walter, Clark Worswick, and many more
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1921-1987
  • 1956-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Crump, James
  • Wagstaff, Samuel J.
  • Smith, Patti
  • Buck, Joan Juliet
  • Buchthal, Stanley F
  • Koh, David
  • Hoffmann, Maja
  • Ralph, J.
  • Arthouse Inc
  • LM Media (Firm)
  • New Video Group
  • Arthouse Films
Runtime
77
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Wagstaff, Samuel J.
  • Mapplethorpe, Robert
  • Smith, Patti
  • Photographers
  • Photography
  • Gay men
Technique
live action
Label
Black white + gray, LM Media GmbH, Arthouse Films present a film by James Crump, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • DVD release of the 2007 film
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 2007
  • Bonus interview with Sam Wagstaff (17 min.)
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Control code
ocn607920778
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (77 min.)
Isbn
9781422975893
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
767685212837
Other physical details
sd., col. with b&w sequences
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1226977
  • (OCoLC)607920778
System details
NTSC, region 1
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Black white + gray, LM Media GmbH, Arthouse Films present a film by James Crump, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • DVD release of the 2007 film
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 2007
  • Bonus interview with Sam Wagstaff (17 min.)
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Control code
ocn607920778
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (77 min.)
Isbn
9781422975893
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
767685212837
Other physical details
sd., col. with b&w sequences
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1226977
  • (OCoLC)607920778
System details
NTSC, region 1
Video recording format
DVD

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