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BJ's Favorite Gay Porn Directors


All these men worked in film in the 1970's and/or early 80's. Some went on to work in video, as well. While some of these films I am just now discovering, most were up on that big screen at the Bijou Theatre on Wells St in Chicago, when i was young; or later, at the Jewel Theatre on 3rd Ave, in New York City (young, but not as young!) I keep adding as I uncover new tidbits, or have the time to edit, etc.

Arthur Bressan, Jr.
Only a few films, all high-quality, plus 3 other well-received non-porn films

Arch Brown
A very prolific director, his films spread from the early 70's and into the video era of the mid 80's

Peter De Rome
Just a handful of films, all good!

Tom DeSimone (Lancer Brooks)
put out a lot of films; the early "weird" ones I havent seen, but also some truely great films

Jack Deveau
the "master of narrative gay porn" and head of Hand In Hand Films; a fantastic filmmaker!

Roger Earl
just a few titles, like Gayracula and Men of the Midway

Francis Ellie
just a few titles, but some 70's "classics"!

Joe Gage (Mac Larsen)
What can I say? The hottest films

  • plus my GAGETAPE page
    my notes on the "Joe Gage Collection" vs. GAGETAPES

Fred Halsted
more a great porn personality than director, this link is my intro to Fred Halsted

  • click here to go directly to my list of Fred Halsted's film work
  • Soundtrack to A Night At Halsted's
  • Interview with Fred and Joey

Wakefield Poole
A bit more filled in, and I got to meet Mr Poole at a festival of several of his films weekend of 6/19/02!
last updated 12/26/02

Steve Scott
Some fantastic films, with some of porn's greatest (Al Parker, Lee Ryder, Jack Wrangler, etc) from the early 70's thru the video era of the mid-80's



this page kinda updated 09/07/2013