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'Reel to Reel: Portrayals and Perceptions of Gays in Hollywood' extended at the Hollywood Museum
Installation view of the exhibition.
LOS ANGELES, CA.- Due to popular demand, The Hollywood Museum announced that "Reel to Real: Portrayals and Perceptions of Gays in Hollywood" - an entertaining and informative retrospective of LGBT images in film and television throughout the decades - has been extended to September 28.

Launched in June in honor of LGBT Heritage Month, this exclusive exhibition features photos, costumes, props and iconic imagery and provides a unique perspective on how gays have been portrayed in Hollywood from early stereotypes to modern representations. Reel to Real is sponsored by Wells Fargo Bank and The Hollywood Reporter(media sponsor).

Some of the items displayed in the exhibition include:

• A tribute to television shows associated with such award-winning LGBT craftsmen as Amy Feldman, Art Director for 2 Broke Girls; Norman Buckley, Director for Pretty Little Liars; Ron Franco, Set Decorator for True Blood

• Tuxedo costumes from the Days of Our Lives gay wedding, the first between two men on a soap opera

• Pink coffin from True Blood designed by LGBT set decorator Ron Franco to look like a Chanel handbag

• Michael Douglas' sequined Liberace suit from Behind the Candelabra (2013)

• The Roddy McDowall Powder Room

• Award-winning screenwriter Dustin Lance Black’s on-set chairs from Milk (2008) are showcased along with his numerous awards and Oscar® for Best Screenplay

• Cocktail dress belonging to LGBT and AIDS activist Elizabeth Taylor

• Photo wall with images of actors who have portrayed iconic gay characters in TV and film including Jesse Tyler Ferguson and Eric Stonestreet (Modern Family); Jake Gyllenhaal and Heath Ledger (Brokeback Mountain); Sean Hayes and Eric McCormack (Will & Grace); Nathan Lane and Robin Williams (The Birdcage) and Sean Penn and James Franco (Milk)





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