Coming Out Under Fire

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Coming Out Under Fire is a 1994 documentary film directed and produced by Arthur Dong and narrated by actress Salome Jens. Based on Allan Bérubé's book of the same title, the film examines the attitudes toward homosexuality in the United States Armed... read more

Coming Out Under Fire is a 1994 documentary film directed and produced by Arthur Dong and narrated by actress Salome Jens. Based on Allan Bérubé's book of the same title, the film examines the attitudes toward homosexuality in the United States Armed Forces during World War II.

Original Release

01/01/1994

Cast

Salome Jens Narrator
Phillis Abry Herself - Radio Technician, Women's Army Corps
David Barrett Himself - Storekeeper, U.S. Navy
Alan Bergreen Additional Voice (voice)
Pat Bond Herself - Medical Technician, U.S. Women's Army Corps (scenes deleted)
Margarethe Cammermeyer Herself - Former Colonel & Chief Nurse, Washington National Guard (archive footage)
Bill Clinton Himself - President of the United States (archive footage) (as President Bill Clinton)
Daniel R. Coats Himself - Indiana Senator (archive footage) (as Sen. Dan Coats)
Max Cole Himself - Communications and Boat Officer in the Amphibious Force, U.S. Navy (scenes deleted) (as Ernest Max Cole)
Sarah Davis Herself - Aviation Machinist Mate, WAVES
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Arthur Dong

Writers

Allan Bérubé, Arthur Dong

Cast

Salome Jens Narrator
Phillis Abry Herself - Radio Technician, Women's Army Corps
David Barrett Himself - Storekeeper, U.S. Navy
Alan Bergreen Additional Voice (voice)
Pat Bond Herself - Medical Technician, U.S. Women's Army Corps (scenes deleted)
Margarethe Cammermeyer Herself - Former Colonel & Chief Nurse, Washington National Guard (archive footage)
Bill Clinton Himself - President of the United States (archive footage) (as President Bill Clinton)
Daniel R. Coats Himself - Indiana Senator (archive footage) (as Sen. Dan Coats)
Max Cole Himself - Communications and Boat Officer in the Amphibious Force, U.S. Navy (scenes deleted) (as Ernest Max Cole)
Sarah Davis Herself - Aviation Machinist Mate, WAVES
Elwood Burton Gerrits Himself - Pharmacist Mate Third Class, U.S. Navy (scenes deleted)
Nicolai Gioscia Himself - Psychiatrist, U.S. Army (scenes deleted)
Herbert Greenspan Himself - Psychiatrist, U.S. Navy (as Dr. Herbert Greenspan)
Victoria Hochberg Additional Voice (voice)
David E. Jeremiah Himself - Vice Chairman of theU.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff (archive footage)
Frank Kelso Himself - Chief of Naval Operations, U.S. Navy (archive footage)
Bruce Lee Himself - Intelligence Clerk, U.S. Army Air Corps
Marvin Liebman Himself - Special Services, U.S. Army Air Corps
Stuart Loomis Himself - Psychological Assistant, U.S. Army
Burr Middleton Additional Voice (voice)

Producers

Arthur Dong Producer

Editors

Veronica Selver

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