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Hollywood Lesbians

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Interviews Sandy Dennis, Barbara Stanwyck, Marjorie Main, Nancy Kulp, Patsy Kelly, Agnes Moorehead, Edith Head, Judith Anderson, and others about life as a lesbian in the film industry during the so-called Golden Age of Hollywood.
Hardcover, 272 pages
Published October 1st 1994 by Barricade Books
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Jun 15, 2013 Sam rated it it was amazing
A series of awkward interviews with closeted ladies from Hollywood's Golden Age. Deeply important literature, obviously.
Bob Ritner
Jan 27, 2008 Bob Ritner rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: Movie fans, queer people, nosey people
Interviews with lesbians. I really enjoyed it, especially Ms. Main's interview. Great lady.
All right, I admit it. This book is, by discriminating standards in literature, a trashy, gossipy waste of good paper. However, it was an easy read and fun, as all good trash should be.

I have to warn others, though; the book does not entirely live up to its title. One expects to read ten affirmations of out and proud women. Of the ten interviews, only one, in her words, announces she was a dyke (and I’m not going to say who). The other nine interviewees never pass the boundary of allusion to a
i just started this book, i'll let you know what i think when i finish it.
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