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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.

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

The Cockettes


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