Beefcake (1998)

01/27/1999 (US) DramaHistoryDocumentary 1h 31m
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This film looks at the 1950's muscle men's magazines and the representative industry that were popular supposedly as health and fitness magazines, but were in reality primarily being purchased by the still underground homosexual community. Chief among the purveyors of this literature was Bob Mizer, who maintained a magazine and developed sexually inexplicit men's films for over 40 years. Aided by his mother, the two maintained a stable of not so innocent studs. At the end, the film moves into a court room drama as Mizer is tried for running a male-prostitute ring in the early 60's. Clips of Mizer's actual films starring individuals, such as Jack LaLanne and Joe Dallesandro, are included.

  1. Thom Fitzgerald

    Director, Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Daniel MacIvor

    Daniel MacIvor

    Bob Mizer

  2. Joshua Peace

    Joshua Peace

    Neil E. O'Hara (as Josh Peace)

  3. Jack Griffin Mazeika

    Red (as J. Griffin Mazeika)

  4. Carroll Godsman

    Delia Mizer

  5. Jonathan Torrens

    Jonathan Torrens

    David

  6. Thomas Wayne Harris

    Mizer's Attorney (as Thomas Cawood)

  7. Jaime Robertson

    Prosecuting Attorney

  8. Dick Sircom

    Judge

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Full Cast & Crew

Beefcake

Status Released

Original Language English

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