Monday, April 18, 2016

"A Taste of Honey" on Turner Classic Movies

Lee Levine has been kind enough to pass the word that the 1961 film version of Shelagh Delaney's play, "A Taste of Honey," which we discussed almost exactly two years ago, will be shown on TCM at 8 p.m. on Tuesday, April 19.

Wednesday, April 6, 2016

Lederhosen in Gay Berlin?

John Lehmann, a friend of Christopher Isherwood, visited the Cosy Corner, the Berlin night spot during his 1932 visit. He writes (quoted in Gay Berlin, 207), "The place was filled with attractive boys of any age...nearly all dressed in extremely short Lederhosen which showed off their smooth and sunburnt thighs."