Hollywood Lesbians: From Garbo to Foster

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Riverdale Avenue Books LLC, Aug 3, 2016 - Biography & Autobiography
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"Fans of Hollywood's golden age will find this collection of interviews conducted over many years revealing...an enlightening picture emerges of Tinseltown, different from that presented in the fanzines." ¬Publishers Weekly

"The book is more than it seems because these women are great talkers." ¬Booklist

"I was curious about 'Hollywood Lesbians.' I have now read the book. I am still stunned." ¬  Bea Arthur  of "The Golden Girls" 

"Riveting!...an eye opener!!" ¬Ellen DeGeneres


Hollywood Lesbians: From Garbo to Foster is the companion volume to Boze Hadleigh’s classic Hollywood Gays.  In this rare and no-holds-barred collection of exclusive interviews with Hollywood icons from the Golden Age of movies and TV—Dame Judith Anderson, Barbara Stanwyck, Capucine, Ann B. Davis, Nancy Kulp, Sandy Dennis, Agnes Moorehead, Edith Head, Patsy Kelly — among others—renowned entertainment journalist and historian Boze Hadleigh goes straight to the source and opens the film world’s closet door into the past, and brings this volume full circle to the present with new material.

 

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I had a hard time with this book mostly because I had a hard time with Boze Hadleigh's insensitive interviewing style. It seemed that Mr Hadleigh began each interview with an agenda. He wanted each ... Read full review

Contents

Introduction
Nancy Kulp 19211991
Marjorie Main 18901975
Dorothy Arzner 19001979
Greta Garbo 19051990
Ellen and Rosie born 1958 and 1962
Agnes Moorhead 19061974
Dame Judith Anderson 18981992
Barbara Stanwyck 19071990
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Boze Hadleigh is the foremost writer on les/bi/gay Hollywood. His 22 books have been translated into 14 languages and yielded 11 TV documentaries and three plays. He holds a master’s degree in journalism, speaks five languages, has visited over 60 countries, and won on Jeopardy! (donating his winnings to a fire-damaged library). His titles include Hollywood Gays, The Lavender Screen, Sing Out!, Broadway Babylon, Celebrity Lies!, Marilyn Forever, and An Actor Succeeds. The Los Angeles Times called him “a pop culture dynamo.”

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