Superstar in a Housedress: The Life and Legend of Jackie Curtis


1h 35m 2004

Brief Synopsis

Craig Highberger's portrait of Jackie Curtis recalls an era when Jackie, Candy Darling and Holly Woodlawn defined outré. Together they starred in Paul Morrissey's "Women in Revolt" (1972), but it was Jackie--poet, playwright, actress, director--who continually pushed the envelope, making the world s

Film Details

Also Known As
Superstar in a Housedress
Release Date
2004
Distribution Company
Abramorama Entertainment

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 35m

Synopsis

Craig Highberger's portrait of Jackie Curtis recalls an era when Jackie, Candy Darling and Holly Woodlawn defined outré. Together they starred in Paul Morrissey's "Women in Revolt" (1972), but it was Jackie--poet, playwright, actress, director--who continually pushed the envelope, making the world safe for transvestites who changed their minds as often as their wigs. The chronicle is chock full of wild and crazy reminiscences by Lily Tomlin, Penny Arcade, Joe Dallesandro, Harvey Fierstein, Joe Franklin, Taylor Mead, Paul Morrissey, Sylvia Miles, Jack Mitchell, Michael Musto, Ellen Stewart, John Vaccaro and Holly Woodlawn.

Film Details

Also Known As
Superstar in a Housedress
Release Date
2004
Distribution Company
Abramorama Entertainment

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 35m

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Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States August 20, 2004

Released in United States June 2004

Released in United States Spring May 5, 2004

Shown at San Francisco International Lesbian & Gay Film Festival June 17-27, 2004.

Released in United States Spring May 5, 2004

Released in United States June 2004 (Shown at San Francisco International Lesbian & Gay Film Festival June 17-27, 2004.)

Released in United States August 20, 2004 (Los Angeles)