Peter Adair

Peter Adair

Birth
Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Death 27 Jun 1996 (aged 52)
San Francisco, San Francisco County, California, USA
Burial Unknown
Memorial ID 19637982 · View Source
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Documentary maker of the groundbreaking 1978 documentary "World is Out." Adair entered the film industry in the 1960s and first gained critical attention with his 1967 documentary Holy Ghost People, a film record of a Pentecostal snake handler worship service in the Appalachians.In 1983 Peter Adair produced Stopping History and in 1984 acted as consultant and did additional camerawork on The Times of Harvey Milk, directed by his former protégé Rob Epstein. That same year he worked with the Project Read adult literacy program of the San Francisco Public Library to produce a series of tutoring videos. He died from complications of AIDS at the age of 52.


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  • Created by: JL
  • Added: 31 May 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 19637982
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Peter Adair (22 Nov 1943–27 Jun 1996), Find A Grave Memorial no. 19637982, ; Maintained by JL (contributor 46820762) Unknown.