Time Warps and Transvestites (Folklore of Rocky Horror Picture Show), 1990  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Melkonian, Kathleen
Title
Time Warps and Transvestites (Folklore of Rocky Horror Picture Show)
Dates
1990
Quantity
0.02 linear feet
Collection Number
1990_015
Summary
Kathleen Melkonian was a student of folklore at the University of Oregon. This collection includes an essay and fieldwork documentation relating to this student's folklore fieldwork project.
Repository
University of Oregon, Archives of Northwest Folklore
1287 University of Oregon
Eugene, Oregon
97403
Telephone: 541-346-3925
flr@uoregon.edu
Access Restrictions

Collection is open for access in accordance with Archives of Northwest Folklore policy.

Languages
English
Sponsor
Publication of this finding aid was supported in whole or part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services through the Library Services and Technology Act, administered by Oregon State Library.


Content DescriptionReturn to Top

An analysis of the counter-culture and performance elements of a Nov 1990 viewing of The Rocky Horror Picture Show, and a correlation of the event itself to its traditional exhibition at Halloween. The discussion focuses on the event as an accepted medium for anti-social behavior and public satire. The document includes a photocopy of unofficial event "ticket" to the movie, and is accompanied by a 120-minute audiotape of the event.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

Collection is open for use in accordance with Archives of Northwest Folklore policy.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Master sheetReturn to Top

Container(s): Folder 1

Project release formReturn to Top

Container(s): Folder 1

EssayReturn to Top

Container(s): Folder 1

Folklore textsReturn to Top

Container(s): Folder 1

Interview transcriptReturn to Top

Container(s): Folder 1

Sound recordingsReturn to Top

Description Dates
T04_1990_015: Rocky Horror Picture Show Sountrack with Audience Participation
1.0 sound cassette (analog)
Melkonian, Kathleen
November 13, 1990

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • audience participation
  • Cult films
  • Rocky Horror Picture Show
  • Transvestites
  • video recordings
  • Geographical Names :
  • Eugene (Or.)
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Counterculture
  • Fieldwork project
  • Subculture