vendredi 29 février 2008
Billy Quirk Algie the Minor Alice Guy First gay film
Guy's role in the history of gay cinema.As noted, she sometimes appeared in men's clothing in her own films, which were some of the earliest representations of cross-dressing on film. One of her Solax films, Algie the Minerfrom 1912, relates the story of an effeminate young man who must prove his masculinity by heading West. This film is usually cited as the first portrayal of homosexuality in American film.