Lou Perica films

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2021


Descriptive Summary

Title: Lou Perica films
Dates: 1974-1981
Collection Number: 1991-14
Creator/Collector:
Extent: 1.25 linear feet (1 carton)
Repository: GLBT Historical Society
San Francisco, California 94103
Abstract: This collection contains several 8 mm films on gay and non-gay subjects in San Francisco during the late 1970s and early 1980s. One of Perica's films “Lou and Dan” is a self-study of the long term relationship between Perica and his lover Dan McFarland.
Language of Material: English

Access

Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation

Lou Perica films. GLBT Historical Society

Acquisition Information

Gift of Daniel D. McFarland on August 6, 1991.

Scope and Content of Collection

This collection contains several 8 mm films on gay and non-gay subjects in San Francisco during the late 1970s and early 1980s. One of Perica's films “Lou and Dan” is a self-study of the long term relationship between Perica and his lover Dan McFarland. Other creative works include are “Mural Mural On the Wall: A Study of San Francisco Murals”, “Tutti-Fruiti (A Comedy)”, “The Social Drinker”, and “Gloomy Sunday: A Study in Sorrow”. Documentary style films include various “Gay Parade” films from the mid 1970s which include Harvey Milk, “Police-Gay Baseball Game”, “Parade Out-Takes”, and 13 short reels on various subjects. Documentary Films: Anon. Film, Drag & Muscle Competition in Hotel, Mr. Marcus MC 1975; Gay Parade 1974 (Ernie, Clayton, Toby Dancing); Gay Parade 1975; Gay Parade 1977, 2 Reels and 1 Reel of Out-Takes; Parade Out-Takes (all years); San Francisco (5/75); Greenwich Village, April 1975; Ringling Brothers Circus, 1975 (Clayton, Dorothy, Kitty, SF Views); Christmas 1976, Dan & Lou Out-Takes; Police-Gay Baseball Game, 1977; 13 Short Reels on Various Subjects Creative Works: Dan & Lou - This is a 50 minute autobiographical film on the long-term relationship of Lou Perica and his lover Dan McFarland; Mural Mural On the Wall: A Study of San Francisco Murals; Tutti-Fruiti (A Comedy); The Social Drinker; Gloomy Sunday: A Study in Sorrow; 1 folder of firm notes for “Dan & Lou.” GSSO linked terms: http://semanticscience.org/resource/SIO_000297; http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/GSSO_001021

Indexing Terms

Film/Video
San Francisco Bay Area (Calif.)
Gay pride celebrations