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The Queen
English Title: The Queen
Poster ID: CL31116
Category: Movies
Year: 1960s
Actor / Director: Jack Doroshow, Richard Finochio, Terry Southern, dir. Frank Simon
Film Studio: Contemporary Release
Country: British
Film Country: American
Approximate Size 30 x 20 inches
Condition: Very Good
Price: $500

"The human comedy struts the boards in “The Queen,” Frank Simon’s 1968 documentary of the Miss All-American Camp Beauty Pageant — a small movie with a big heart that is being revived at the IFC Center in a new 4K digital restoration. Female impersonation was illegal in New York when “The Queen” was made, except onstage. (Ridiculous theater was in its glory days.) The pageant, a brainchild of the promoter Jack Doroshow, was held in Manhattan in 1967 and advertised as “a satirical happening.” New York Times

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