Unfortunately between the time I wrote this post and today, the video of the 1945 Gay Home Movie on YouTube came down. The video in question was discovered by St. Louis filmmaker Geoff Story when he stumbled upon some old film reels at an estate sale at a mansion on Lindell Boulevard in St. Louis, which used to be the home of the now-deceased Buddy Walton.
Fortunately you can still watch the brief video here.
I dedicate this weekly post, featuring vintage gay photographs, to the men and women who lived in a more critical time where being true to yourself and loving who you want wasn’t always an option and came at a great price. Do you have a photo you would like to share? Email me at email@example.com.