Archive for Biography

George or Christine? Seven Years Later… (April, 1959)

Posted in 1950-1959, Vintage News Articles with tags , , on February 6, 2013 by WB Kelso


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A lot of folks are probably keenly aware of Georgie Weiss and Ed Wood’s aborted-to-altered attempt to bring George Jorgensen’s transformative tale to the big screen in Glen or Glenda. However, more folks should really be aware that there really was an officially sanctioned adaptation that came out in 1970, The Christine Jorgensen Story, produced by the equally schlock-minded Edward Small (Monkey on My Back, IT! The Terror from Beyond Space) and written by his usually partners in crime, Robert Kent and Ellis Joseph. At last check, this gonzoidal classic was streaming on Netflix for all to see.

The Strangest Damned Gang You Ever Heard Off (April, 1968)

Posted in 1960-1969, Movie Ads with tags , , , , , , , , , , , on July 7, 2012 by WB Kelso









Bonnie and Clyde (1967) Tatira-Hiller Productions :: Warner Brothers/Seven Arts / P: Warren Beatty / D: Arthur Penn / W: David Newman, Robert Benton, Robert Towne / C: Burnett Guffey / E: Dede Allen / M: Charles Strouse / S: Warren Beatty, Faye Dunaway, Gene Hackman, Estelle Parsons, Michael J. Pollard, Denver Pyle

From the Funniest Book to Come Out of the War … (May, 1951)

Posted in 1950-1959, Movie Ads with tags , , , , , , , on May 12, 2012 by WB Kelso





Up Front (1951) Universal International / P: Leonard Goldstein / D: Alexander Hall / W: Stanley Roberts, Bill Mauldin (novel) / C: Russell Metty / E: Milton Carruth / M: Joseph Gershenson / S: David Wayne, Tom Ewell, Marina Berti, Jeffrey Lynn, Richard Egan