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A Drag Ball on Screen

A Drag Ball on Screen

BY GARY M. KRAMER | A celebration of cross-dressing in cinema unspools at Anthology Film Archives March 23-31. The films, an international mix of features and documentaries, show how men in women’s clothing and women in men’s clothing are often played for laughs. John Epperson (aka Lypsinka), who guest curated the program, will be on hand […]

Star Treatment for Movies’ Greatest Costumer

Star Treatment for Movies’ Greatest Costumer

BY DAVID NOH | When asked who was the greatest movie costume designer, some aficionados might pump for the multi-Oscared Edith Head, who used ambition and political maneuvering to drive an astonishingly long career — despite a talent that was mostly just okay. Or it could be Cecil Beaton who, if he had only done […]

Barrie Chase Remembers

Barrie Chase Remembers

BY DAVID NOH | For those of us forever enraptured by Hollywood’s Golden Age and its indelible personalities, chasing memories is a race against time, as each passing year sees fewer and fewer of them alive and well enough to tell their tales. Dancer Barrie Chase, one of the last studio contractees during the sunset […]

Always Elegant, By George!

Always Elegant, By George!

BY DAVID NOH | For some reason, in America, his own country, George Cukor never made it into the pantheon of directors universally considered great. The omission is scandalous when you consider the number of titles in his oeuvre that are undisputed classics. Although the late Andrew Sarris and the French espousers of the auteur theory, […]