In the 50s and 60s, Tab Hunter reigned as Hollywood’s ultimate male heartthrob. He was featured in dozens of films, including Island of Desire, Return to Treasure Island and Damn Yankees, and was number one on the music charts. Natalie Wood, Debbie Reynolds and Sophia Loren were just a few of the actresses he was romantically linked to and it seemed like nothing could damage his skyrocketing career. But Tab had a secret that threatened to implode and destroy him: he's gay. Award-winning filmmaker Jeffrey Schwarz reveals Hunter’s secret life and traces his dizzying career, including his early success in Hollywood and his resurgence in the 80s with John Waters’ Polyester and Grease 2. Featuring rare footage and provocative interviews with friends and co-stars including Clint Eastwood, George Takei, Debbie Reynolds, Robert Wagner and more, Tab Hunter Confidential is more relevant than ever in today’s obsessive, star-driven, sexuality-speculating media.
Tab Hunter and producer Allan Glaser will participate in Skype Q&As on October 25, at 3:15 p.m. and October 28, at 6:30 p.m.
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Co-presented by Inside Out LGBT Film Festival.
See Tab Hunter Confidential with Polyester on October 23 and save!