Tommy Kirk

Fabio Blanco longtom at
Wed Dec 3 02:02:23 CET 2003

Ditto, thanks for the info. I remember a lot of movies I was to see at the
theaters, of course with a bunch of Goofie's cartoons...
I have the same questions (of Matt) about Tommy Kirk. Cassually I was
reading about the vision of homosexuals like perverts or almost criminals
time ago when the Tommy Kirk name pop up in the text. But only was that

bonvolu postu al longtom at

> Thanks to Dan for the fascinating info on Tommy Kirk.  I have a lot of
> nostalgia wrapped up in the live-action Disney films, and I found the post
> quite fascinating.  I was just curious if you could point me in the
> of a book or article about Kirk and/or the firing.  How clear was it that
> was fired because he was homosexual?  Was this a Walt decision?  How
openly did
> Kirk come out of the closet?
> Disney company history fascinates me, and I'm fascinated by all of the
> personalities involved.  I had been curious about Kirk and biographical
> for a while, but I have seen little info out there about him.  Like Steven
> Rowe, I had just figured that the studio just had no use for Kirk after
the mid-
> sixties.  He's a pretty good actor, but after Old Yeller, they really put
> in some really crappy roles.
> Anyway, thanks for the info!
> Matt

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