Superstar in a Housedress (2004) Craig Highberger, Paul Ambrose, Michael André, Penny Arcade


“Jackie Curtis is not a drag queen. Jackie is an artist. A pioneer without a frontier.” — Andy Warhol. Superstar in a Housedress examines the life and legend of Warhol transvestite superstar Jackie Curtis who was a poet, playwright, performer, and one of the great personalities of his time. Jackie both lived and performed sometimes as a man, sometimes as a woman – and died tragically of a drug overdose under bizarre circumstances when he was only 38. The film features on-camera interviews with actor Harvey Fierstein who played Jackie’s mother in “Americka Cleopatra” when he was 18, Ellen Stewart, founder of LaMama Experimental Theater Club, John Vaccaro, founder of the Playhouse of the Ridiculous, Paul Morrissey, Director of the Andy Warhol films, and surviving superstars Holly Woodlawn and Joe Dallesandro, plus 24 other friends and colleagues of Jackie’s. The film includes never-before-seen video and film clips of Jackie performing in stage plays including “Femme Fatale,” “Glamour, …

Also Known As (AKA): Jackie Curtis Superstar

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File Name : Superstar.in.a.Housedress.2004.mkv
File Size : 1567.89 MB
Resolution : 720×480 @ 640×480
Duration : 01:34:51

Quality: DVDRip
Language: English
Genre: Documentary, Biography

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Superstar.in.a.Housedress.2004.mkv

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