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             very existence strengthen the solidarity of the gay political front. The gay
             network is like Peter Finch’s New York Network: “When you’re mad as
             hell, you won’t take interruptions of your lifestyle anymore.”
                Night Flight proceeds went to the Pride Foundation which fights
             for gay rights in the courts, in the military, in the bedroom, and in the
             playroom.

             VIRGINS

             After Night Flight, there are no virgins anymore. That one Night Flight
             night they all jumped into the volcano. Willingly. And the good times
             rolled.

             Night Flight: produced by Michael Maletta; conceptual design, Robert
             Currie; music, Vincent Corleo; lighting, Roy Shapiro; visuals, David
             Meyer; spacecraft, Alan Greenspan; lighting and sound equipment, Wil-
             liam Roderick Associates and Sound Genesis; poster design, Joseph Vin-
             cent; poster illustration, Ed Parente; slide show, Steve Barnett and Paul
             Hatlestad [and Wakefield Poole].
             III. Eyewitness Illustrations



























             “Night Flight,” New Year’s Eve, December 31, 1977. Where Circuit Parties began. A
             “Tightrope Walker” crosses above the heads of the dancing crowd in the Gay Community
             Center, San Francisco. “Night Flight” publicity kit. Photograph by Efren Ramirez. ©Efren
             Ramirez
           ©Jack Fritscher, Ph.D., All Rights Reserved—posted 05-05-2017
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