Category Archives: Tales of the City Miniseries

More “Tales” DVD Liner Notes – Alan Poul

PRODUCTION NOTES By Alan Poul I WAS PRODUCING a Rock the Vote election-year special for Propaganda Films in fall 1992 when I was approached by that company’s head of television, Matt Loze, about producing Armistead Maupin’s Tales of the City. … Continue reading

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“Tales of the City” DVD Liner Notes

THE OUTRAGE “Tales of the City” provoked when it aired on PBS in 1994 seems almost quaint these days. Apoplectic over the sight of two men smooching in a convertible and the pot smoke wafting through 28 Barbary Lane – … Continue reading

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Actress and drama teacher Nina Foch dies at 84

Nina Foch played Frannie Halcyon in the PBS Miniseries “Tales of the City.” LOS ANGELES – Nina Foch, the Dutch-born actress who often played cool, calculating women in films, theater and television and was a respected coach of aspiring actors … Continue reading

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Edie Adams

Edie Adams, who played Ruby Miller in the “Tales of the City” miniseries (“Heal him Jesus, heal thy servant, Edgar”) passed away today. Her obituary can be found at http://ap.google.com/article/ALeqM5gXCMl4UjYsZ1yoVh6AC-XfBEWJSAD93RO0S80 She was an amazing woman, a fighter, and will be … Continue reading

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LAURA LINNEY – LINNEY DESPERATE FOR NEW TALES OF THE CITY

Actress LAURA LINNEY is desperate to star in a new adaptation of TALES OF THE CITY – as long as she isn’t too old for the part. The star played reporter Mary Ann Singleton in the TV adaptations of Armistead … Continue reading

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‘Tales’ That Look More Up to Date As They Get Older

By ANITA GATESPublished: Sunday, May 6, 2001 HERE they come again. Michael Tolliver, known as Mouse, is still looking for love — as often as possible — in the cowboy bars of San Francisco and in the relative anonymity of … Continue reading

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The Listener: More tales of the foggy city

BBC World ServiceChristopher Gunness, The Presenter7-16-2000 CHRISTOPHER GUNNESS Armistead Maupin is the author of Maybe The Moon, Sure Of You and Significant Others. He’s perhaps done more than any other writer to make straight people understand, even love gays and … Continue reading

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