And the Band Played On (1993) Movie poster and book cover compared.

And the Band Played On

Roger Spottiswoode, 1993

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And the Band Played On
Randy Shilts, 1987

And the Band Played On is a movie directed by Roger Spottiswoode in 1993 and based on the book And the Band Played On: Politics, People, and the AIDS Epidemic by Randy Shilts, first published in 1987. The movie features Matthew Modine, Alan Alda, Patrick Bauchau, Nathalie Baye, Christian Clemenson, David Clennon, and others.

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RATING

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Movie Poster: And the Band Played On (Roger Spottiswoode, 1993)

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Book Cover: And the Band Played On (Randy Shilts, 1987)

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AUDIOBOOK

Audiobook cover of And the Band Played On, the 1987 book by Randy Shilts.

And the Band Played On

Read by: Victor Bevine

Storyline

In 1981, Francis becomes aware of a growing number of deaths from unexplained sources among gay men in Los Angeles, New York City and San Francisco, and is prompted to begin an in-depth investigation of the possible causes. Working with no money, limited space, and outdated equipment, he comes in contact with politicians, numerous members of the medical community, and gay activists.

Movie vs Book

Poster of And the Band Played On, the 1993 movie by Roger Spottiswoode

Year

1993

Minutes

141

Movie Rate

7.80

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Movie

And the Band Played On

Country: USA

Year: 1993

Length: 2h21m

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Cover of And the Band Played On, the 1987 book by Randy Shilts

Year

1987

Pages

656

Book Rate

8.68

S: Goodreads

Book

And the Band Played On

Subtitle: Politics, People, and the AIDS Epidemic

Country: USA

First published in: 1987

Length: 656 pages

Genre: Non Fiction

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