The Boys in the Band

William Friedkin (director)
Mart Crowley (play, screenwriter)
Kenneth Nelson, Leonard Frey, Cliff Gorman, Laurence Luckinbill (starring)

Nottingham, UK: Twentieth Century-Fox, Circa 1970. Vintage quad poster for the UK release of the 1970 film. Featuring an image of Leonard Frey and Robert La Tourneaux not used on US posters.

Based on screenwriter Mart Crowley's off-Broadway 1968 play. A sharp, controversial, and ultimately groundbreaking film, one of the first American feature films to depict the everyday lives of gay characters, with an ensemble cast drawn from the play's initial stage run in New York. Remade in 2020, directed by Joe Mantello, director of the 2018 Broadway revival, and starring the entire Broadway revival cast, including Jim Parsons, Zachary Quinto, and Charlie Carver.

Set and shot on location in New York.

30 x 40 inches, folded as issued. Very Good plus, with light edgewear to the top and left sides, a small horizontal closed tear at top center, and splitting starting at the creasing on the center left.

[Book #158448]