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Behind the Candelabra

Behind the Candelabra

Photo Credit: Claudette Barius/HBO
Air Date Rating Share Against the
Sunday, May 26, 2013 N/A
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  • Season: 2012-2013
  • Network: HBO
  • Genre: Drama
  • Category: Movies
  • Subject Matter: True Story, Hollywood/Show Biz, Gay Themed/LGBTQ+, Period Piece, Biography

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Plot Synopsis

In the summer of 1977, handsome teenager Scott Thorson walked into the Las Vegas Hilton dressing room of flamboyant, world-renowned entertainer Liberace. Taken with the young man, Liberace hired him to be his personal friend and companion. Despite their age difference and backgrounds, they embarked on a secretive and often tempestuous five-year love affair that eventually ended in a bitter and public breakup. When Thorson sued for palimony, Liberace denied he was gay or that they had been lovers.


Production Company:

  • HBO Films

Production Type:

  • In-House
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