Guinevere Turner Papers,1993-1995.

Collection Number: 7826

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Guinevere Turner papers, 1993-1995.
Collection Number:
7826
Creator:
Turner, Guinevere
Quantity:
Circa 0.5 cubic feet.
Forms of Material:
Newspapers, correspondence, printed materials.
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Publicity, reviews, and fan responses to the movie "Go Fish", and Turner's sketchbook with art for the movie's credits. Includes press packets for its international releases.
Language:
Collection material in English


BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

Guinevere Turner starred in the 1994 movie "Go Fish" and also was a writer and producer. She was a writer and story editor for the first two seasons of the television series The L Word and appeared in it as the character Gabby Deveaux. Born in Boston, Massachusetts on May 23, 1968, her career has included being the screenwriter of American Psycho and The Notorious Bettie Page and playing the lead role of the dominatrix Tanya Cheex in Preaching to the Perverted. She has also directed several short films, such as The Hummer (2003) and Hung (2005), which have appeared in many international film festivals. In 2014 she appeared in the horror comedy film Crazy Bitches.

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Publicity, reviews, and fan responses to the movie "Go Fish", and Turner's sketchbook with art for the movie's credits. Includes press packets for its international releases.
SUBJECTS

Names:
Turner, Guinevere

Subjects:
Gay motion picture actors and actresses -- United States.
Lesbianism in motion pictures -- United States.
Lesbians in popular culture -- United States.
Screenwriters.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
Guinevere Turner papers, #7826. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

NOTES

Collecting program: Human Sexuality Collection.

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Date
Box 1 Folder 1
Go Fish Promotional Materials
1994
Box 1 Folder 2
Eighteenth San Francisco International Lesbian and Gay Film Festival Ballots for Go Fish
June 1994
Box 1 Folder 3
Go Fish Reviews - New York Times, Casting NY, New Orleans Times-Picayune
June-July 1994
Box 1 Folder 4
Other - Out Media letter, Boom Boom Room ad, Nightlines New Year's Eve clipping
1992-1995
Box 1
On Our Backs
July/August 1994
Contains article "Slippery When Wet: Go Fish and Other Lesbian Fish Films"
Box 1
Filmmaker
Spring 1994
Contains article "Fish Stories: Holly Willis on Go Fish." Also includes mentions of the film in summaries of various film festivals
Box 1
Cineaste
December 1993
Contains article "Lesbians Make Movies."
Box 1
Eighteenth San Francisco International Lesbian and Gay Film Festival booklet
June 9-19, 1994
Includes brief write-up for Go Fish and a half-page ad for it.
Box 1
Eighteenth San Francisco International Lesbian and Gay Film Festival press book
June 9-19, 1994
Includes various press mentions for Go Fish
Box 1
Sketch book
October 29, 1993
Contains the original drawings for the credits of Go Fish
Mapcase Folder 1
Go Fish international poster