October 14, 2023 at 10:00 pm
Black Box at the Rose Wagner
English, Feature, Fiction (Dramatic, Live Action, R

The Ritz

Heterosexual Cleveland businessman Gaetano Proclo is hiding from his murderous mobster brother-in-law in a gay bathhouse in Manhattan. There, Gaetano meets a colorful variety of characters, including aspiring entertainer Googie Gomez. Googie thinks that Gaetano is a famous producer, he thinks that she is a man in drag. Things become even more complicated when Gaetano’s wife locates his hideout and believes that her husband must be gay.

Directed by: Richard Lester
Runtime: 90 minutes
Year: 1976
Country: USA
Content advisory: Vintage Homophobia
Language: English
Subtitles: No Subtitles – Film is in English OR is non-vocal
Cast: Rita Moreno, Jack Weston, Jerry Stiller

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