Jenni Olson shows us scads of the oblique, tortured, and downright misleading posters that studio marketers have created when – for one reason or another – they couldn’t simply advertise their goods straightforwardly. . . . As the times change, gay themes finally have been allowed their place in the sun and promoted accordingly (101 Rent Boys on screen is surely the next best thing to Naked Boys Singing! on stage).
Staircase, 1969; The Fourth Sex (Le Quatrieme Sexe), 1961