SAL MINEO’S 72ND BIRTHDAY
january 10th, 2011
you are invited to a special exhibition & book-signing with author
MICHAEL GREGG MICHAUD and his new book-
SAL MINEO: A BIOGRAPHY
(crown archetype: 410 pp., $26.00)
followed by a rare screening of
WHO KILLED TEDDY BEAR?
(1965, dir-Joseph Cates)
Sal Mineo, was an American film and theatre actor, best known for his performance opposite James Dean in the film Rebel Without a Cause.
Who Killed Teddy Bear, is one of sal’s later, (1965) and more obscure/bizarre films.
Sal playa a busboy at a disco who has sexual problems related to events in his childhood. He becomes obsessed with a disc jockey at the club, leading to obscene phone calls, voyeurism, trips to the porn shop and adult movie palace, and more!
The film also stars juliet prowse, and elaine stritch portrays a lesbian.
A MUST SEE!
(self portrait by sal mineo)
We would love to use a few images in an episode of our television show The A-List: New York.
Thanks so much,
A-List: New York
Vid (see end credits for ToFF) & Image added.
Episode 8, Season 1
Watch the Mike Ruiz segment “ToF Transformations Based on TOM Characters”
Ruiz says, “Gay men have defined their aesthetic as a result of Tom of Finland.”