STAIRCASE DVD (1969)
run time: 100 mins. FRANCE/UK/USA. Color.
directed by: Stanley Donen
description: Charles Dyer (Rex Harrison) and Harry Leeds
(Richard Burton) are a homosexual couple that have been living
together for nearly 20 years. Both earn a living as hairdressers in
the West End of London and both care deeply for their mothers, but
not each other as time apart takes its toll on their relationship
when Harry has to care for his invalid mother who snips at him
every chance she gets. *Speacial bonus: Interview with film
historian Richard Barrios, author of the book "Screened Out:
Playing Gay In Hollywood."