feature-length biographical documentary.
"Superstar in a Housedress - The Life and Legend of Jackie Curtis"
© 2003 HMI - all rights reserved
|Filmmaker Craig B. Highberger with comedienne Lily Tomlin, in Los Angeles June 2003, after completion of an on-camera interview and narration recording. Tomlin was a great friend and admirer of Jackie Curtis, and attended rehearsal's of "Vain Victory" just before it opened in 1971.
Superstar in a Housedress won the Ellen Flanders Documentary Award at the Toronto Inside Out film festival. This Audience Award for best documentary film was presented at the closing night gala in Toronto on May 30.
|Superstar in a Housedress was a selection of the prestigious "Film as Art" program of the Smithsonian Institute in Washington DC and screened at the Hirshhorn Museurm in November 2004.
Curtis CD on sale:
a new CD on X-Centric Records of Jackie Curtis singing four songs
by Paul Serrato entitled Who Are You? is available. These songs
were from Curtis and Serrato's first musical collaboration, Lucky
Wonderful and have been newly remastered from a 1968 recording session.
Curtis' hit play "Glamour,
Glory, & Gold" had
a successful revival at LaMama Dec. 4 - 14 2003, starring D'Arcy Drollinger,
and directed by Joe Preston (Jackie's cousin) click
here for photos, and reviews of the play!
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