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The Cockettes

Script: Bill Weber, David Weissman
Camera: Marsha Kahm
Cut: Bill Weber
Music: Richard „Scrumbly“ Koldewyn

USA 2001
35 mm, 99 Min., OF
Producer: David Weissman, Roger Klorese Production: Gran Delusion

Documentary film about “The Cockettes”, a wild-queer-drag theatre, experimental and hippie group in San Francisco’s early 70ies.
The group exist from 1969 to 1972 and produced 20 midnight musicals and shows as for example “Tropical Heatwave/Hot Voodoo”, „Tinsel Tarts in a Hot Coma“ und „Pearls over Shanghai“.
The group produced the film “Tricia’s Wedding” featuring a transvestite Tricia, a drunken Mamie Eisenhower, a party crashing Lady Bird Johnson, and a drag Eartha Kitt spiking the punch with LSD, resulting in a mad orgy.

The film includes original film material and interviews.

With:
Dusty Dawn
Anton „Reggie“ Dunnigan
John Flowers
Goldie Glitters
Fayette Hauser
Richard „Scrumbly“ Koldewyn
Marshall Olds
Ocean Michael Moon
Kreemah Ritz
Rumi
Sweet Pam

The Cockettes

03/09/06


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