Roy Cohn/Jack Smith


1h 30m 1994

Brief Synopsis

A double portrait of two complex minds, and two completely opposing approaches to gay sexuality.

Film Details

Release Date
1994
Production Company
Art Matters Inc; Camera Service Center; Clein & White Public Relations; Duart Film And Video; Eastman Kodak; Fine Line Features; General Camera; Pryor Cashman Sherman & Flynn Llp; Ross Miller; Sony Pictures Scoring Stage; Sound One; Xeno Lights Inc.
Distribution Company
Strand Releasing
Location
Kitchen, New York City, New York, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 30m

Synopsis

A double portrait of two complex minds, and two completely opposing approaches to gay sexuality.

Crew

Bill Almeida

Best Boy Electric

Scott Ambrozy

Production Assistant

Brian Antonson

Production Assistant

Penny Arcade

Special Thanks (Jack Smith Archives)

Joe Arcidiacono

1st Assistant Camera

Paul Arianas

Special Thanks

Marshall Arisman

Special Thanks

Shawn Atkins

Production Assistant

David Avidor

Music Producer

Daniel Beaman

Key Grip/Dolly Grip

Joe Beirne

Special Thanks (Stable Edit)

Bill Berry

Special Thanks

Marcie Bloom

Special Thanks

Hank Blumenthal

Special Thanks

Rob Blumer

Special Thanks (Editel)

John Brandeis

Special Thanks

John Bransdorf

Special Thanks

Anthony Bregman

Post-Production Supervisor

Anthony Bregman

Associate Producer

Carl Bressler

Special Thanks

Jerome Brownstein

Special Thanks (True Fiction Pictures)

Sam Brulawski

Special Thanks

Peter Buck

Special Thanks

Jacob Burckhardt

Music Deterioration

J Dixon Byrne

Special Thanks

Colin Callender

Special Thanks

Michael Canzoniero

Production Assistant

Philip Carlson

Special Thanks

Rick Carmona

Grip

Michael Casselli

Carpenter (Theater Production)

Stacy Cochran

Special Thanks

Jim Collins

Special Thanks

Ned Comstock

Special Thanks

Paula Court

Still Photographer

Kevin Cunningham

Technical Director (Theater Production)

M E Daly

Music ("The Nile")

Matthew Dawson

Changeover Crew (Theater Production)

Wayne De La Roche

Camera Operator

Stephen Defrank

"Jack Smith" Chaise Construction (Theater Production)

Alex Deleon

Driver

Jonathan Demme

Producer ("Presents")

Jonathan Demme

Executive Producer

Therese Deprez

Special Thanks

Ira Deutchman

Special Thanks (Fine Line Features)

Mary Dorman

Special Thanks

Daniel Drenger

Title Design

Danny Drenger

Special Thanks

Maureen Duffy

Special Thanks

Jed Duryea

Color Timer

Sasha Emerson

Special Thanks

John Epperson

Special Thanks

Daniel Fass

2nd Assistant Camera

Joe Foley

Grip

Esther Fortunoff

Special Thanks

Laura Frank

Assistant Technical Director (Theater Production)

Vinnie Franze

Other

John Frazier

Theatre Sound Consultant (Theater Production)

John Gassman

Special Thanks

Christine Gee

Script Supervisor

Jon Gerrans

Special Thanks

Dana Giacchetto

Special Thanks (The Cassandra Group Inc)

Rob Gibson

Grip

Dave Golden

Special Thanks

Lowell Goss

Sound Assistant

Chat Gunter

Sound Mixer

Richard Haasen

Special Thanks

Rosemary Haines

Special Thanks

Clayton Hapaz

Changeover Crew (Theater Production)

Tim Healy

Additional Key Grip

Tom Healy

Special Thanks (For Generous Support)

Lenell Herbert

Special Thanks

Jeff Hill

Special Thanks (Clein + White)

Jefferson Holt

Special Thanks

Ted Hope

Assistant Director

Ted Hope

Producer

Billy Hopkins

Special Thanks

Joyce Hsieh

Special Thanks

Marcus Hu

Special Thanks

Jim Hubbard

Special Thanks

Kevin Hyman

Special Thanks

Kathy Iligh

Special Thanks

Gary Indiana

Play As Source Material ("Roy Cohn")

Dee Ito

Special Thanks

Alex Kahn

House Master Electrician (Theater Production)

Steve Kazmierski

Sound Mixer

Ian Kessner

Special Thanks To

Ian Kessner

Special Thanks

David Kim

Other

David Kim

Carpenter (Theater Production)

Dick King

Special Thanks

Warren Kloner

"Jack Smith" Chaise Construction (Theater Production)

W. Wilder Knight Ii

Legal Counsel

Ken Kobland

End Credit Sequence

Pamela Koffler

Script Supervisor

Ellen Kuras

Camera Operator

Ellen Kuras

Director Of Photography

Annie Leibovitz

Special Thanks

Alain Leroux

Song Arranger ("America The Beautiful")

David Leslie

Carpenter (Theater Production)

Jessica Levin

Avid Apprentice

Barnaby Levy

Associate Editor

Barry Levy

Special Thanks

Shawn Lewis

Master Carpenter (Theater Production)

Danna Liebert

Script Supervisor

Lawrence Loewinger

Sound Mixer

Rick Ludwig

Still Photographer

Arthur Lyman

Music ("Babalik Ka Rin" "Taboo Tu")

Angus Maclachlan

Special Thanks

Ruth Maleczech

Special Thanks

Matt Malloy

Special Thanks

Trui Malten

Slide Show Photography (Theater Production)

Bob Manger

Special Thanks

Harlene Marshall

Special Thanks

Gloria Jean Masciarotte

Special Thanks

Madeline Matz

Special Thanks

Ellen Mccartney

Costume Designer (Theater Production)

Victoria Mcgarry

Production Manager

Kelly Mckaig

Production Assistant

Jim Mckay

Camera Production Assistant

Jan Mclaughlin

Additional Sound Mixer

Coco Mcpherson

Music Coordinator

Kelly Miller

Production Assistant

Ross Miller

Insurance

Mike Mills

Special Thanks

Toshio Mizahatia

Special Thanks

Phil Morrison

Special Thanks

Anna Muoio

Special Thanks

Elizabeth Murray

Other

William Niederkorn

Source Music Consultant

Bill Nisselson

Special Thanks (Sound One)

Kathryn Nixon

Wardrobe & Make-Up Supervisor

Susanna Page Pollack

Production Coordinator

Mark Pellington

Special Thanks

Bill Perkins

1st Assistant Camera

Alex Perloff

Changeover Crew (Theater Production)

Jonathan Porath

Special Thanks

David Preminger

Special Thanks

Kathryn Profeta

Other

Jeff Pullman

Special Thanks

David Pultz

Color Timer

Rosemary Quinn

Special Thanks

Libby Richman

Special Thanks

Keith Robinson

Special Thanks

Robert Roth

Special Thanks

Ann Ruark

Special Thanks

Jim Rubin

Production Assistant

Stephanie Sacripante

Special Thanks

Michael Sahl

Music

Edward Saxon

Special Thanks

James Schamus

Producer

Tim Schellenbaum

Theatre Sound Consultant (Theater Production)

William Schimmel

Other

Max Schmid

Special Thanks

Barbara Schock

Special Thanks

Bill Seery

Supervising Sound Editor

Ruth Sergel

1st Assistant Camera

Tamara Shad

Special Thanks

Neil Sieling

Special Thanks

John Sierros

Production Assistant

Claudia Silver

Special Thanks

Suzie Silver

Assistant Editor

Mary Jane Skalski

Associate Producer

John Sloss

Special Thanks

Jeremy Slutskin

Production Assistant

Jack Smith

Play As Source Material ("What'S Underground About Marshmallows")

Steven Soderbergh

Special Thanks (For Generous Support)

Mario Sotolongo

"Jack Smith" Chaise Construction (Theater Production)

Carola Spadoni

2nd Assistant Camera

Michael Spiller

Special Thanks

Jim Stark

Special Thanks

Reilly Steele

Re-Recording Engineer (Sound One)

Merril Stern

Editor

Michael Stiller

Best Boy Electric

Michael Stipe

Special Thanks (For Generous Support)

Patricia Sztaba

Special Thanks

Stan Sztaba

Negative Cutter (World Cinevision)

Stan Sztaba

Special Thanks

Antonio Tatum

Gaffer

Jess Taylor

Special Thanks

Mike Taylor

Technical Director (Theater Production)

Anita Thacher

Assistant (To The Director)

Todd Thaler

Special Thanks

Darcine Thomas

Production Assistant

Darcine Thomas

Audio Clip Clearance

Mike Thomas

Special Thanks

Valerie Thomas

Special Thanks

Jennifer Tipton

Lighting Designer (Theater Production)

Bob Van Danzig

Slide Show Photography (Theater Production)

Ron Vawter

Play As Source Material ("Roy Cohn/Jack Smith")

Ron Vawter

Screenwriter

Susanna Virtannen

1st Assistant Camera

Sarah Vogel

Special Thanks

Jonathan Wade

Special Thanks

Les Waffen

Special Thanks

Marianne Weems

Producer

Dan Weissman

Special Thanks (For Generous Support)

Victoria Westhead

Special Thanks

Cara White

Special Thanks

Karin Wiesel

Special Thanks

Jennifer Williams

Carpenter (Theater Production)

Film Details

Release Date
1994
Production Company
Art Matters Inc; Camera Service Center; Clein & White Public Relations; Duart Film And Video; Eastman Kodak; Fine Line Features; General Camera; Pryor Cashman Sherman & Flynn Llp; Ross Miller; Sony Pictures Scoring Stage; Sound One; Xeno Lights Inc.
Distribution Company
Strand Releasing
Location
Kitchen, New York City, New York, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 30m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States February 1995

Released in United States July 1995

Released in United States June 1995

Released in United States November 1995

Released in United States September 1994

Released in United States Summer August 4, 1995

Shown at Berlin International Film Festival (International Forum) February 9-20, 1995.

Shown at IMAGE & NATION gaie et lesbienne: festival international de cinema et de video de Montreal November 2-12, 1995.

Shown at Independent Feature Film Market (IFFM) in New York City September 18-26, 1994.

Shown at Philadelphia International Gay & Lesbian Film Festival July 6-16, 1995.

Shown at San Francisco International Lesbian & Gay Film Festival June 9-18, 1995.

Shown at Toronto International Film Festival September 8-17, 1994.

Began shooting October 24, 1993.

Released in United States February 1995 (Shown at Berlin International Film Festival (International Forum) February 9-20, 1995.)

Released in United States June 1995 (Shown at San Francisco International Lesbian & Gay Film Festival June 9-18, 1995.)

Completed shooting October 31, 1993.

Actor Ron Vawter, who was living with AIDS at the time, suffered a fatal heart attack while crossing the Atlantic on April 16, 1994.

Jill Godmilow's previous features include "Far From Poland" (USA/1984) and "Waiting For the Moon" (USA/1987).

Released in United States July 1995 (Shown at Philadelphia International Gay & Lesbian Film Festival July 6-16, 1995.)

Released in United States Summer August 4, 1995

Released in United States September 1994 (Shown at Independent Feature Film Market (IFFM) in New York City September 18-26, 1994.)

Released in United States September 1994 (Shown at Toronto International Film Festival September 8-17, 1994.)

Released in United States November 1995 (Shown at IMAGE & NATION gaie et lesbienne: festival international de cinema et de video de Montreal November 2-12, 1995.)