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             Top left-clockwise: “Steve Barnett,”
             producer of “Night Flight,” Frit-
             scher-Hemry House, 1982. Photo-
             graph by Jack Fritscher. ©Jack Frit-
             scher. “The Wizard’s Emerald City”
             and “Hot Flash” were two upscale
             gay businesses that widened the
             Castro neighborhood out to Mar-
             ket Street. “Stare Cases” copy and
             “Emerald City” advertising written
             in 1976 within the Drummer salon
             by editor in chief Jack Fritscher for Richard Trask, star of the film Erotic Hands.

             Opposite page. Top left-clockwise: “Quiver.” Drawing by Edward Parente. “Ed Parente,”
             Fritscher-Hemry House, 1982. Photograph by and ©Jack Fritscher. “Invitation, Parente
             Sculpture Exhibit.” Parente sculpture “Fingertips with Butterfly in Plexiglas Box,” 1981,
             from the collection of Jack Fritscher. Photograph by and ©Jack Fritscher. Wakefield Poole’s
             “New York Times Display Ad” for his film Boys in the Sand (1971) was a gay history first
             in the NYT, illustrated by Ed Parente. Andy Warhol famously said in the NYT (1972):
             “After Wakefield Poole’s movies, mine are unnecessary and a little naive, don’t you think?”

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