... is a clip from the movie the Queen released in 1968 featuring Jack Doroshow as Flawless Sabrina the emcee of the Miss All-America Camp Beauty Pagent 1967. Also starring in the documentary was Richard Finocchio who is Rachel Harlow (Miss Philadelphia), Crystal Labeija (Miss Manhattan), Andy Warhol (Judge), George Plimpton (Judge) and Edie Sedgwick (Judge). HTF Film, The Queen (1968) clip ...
... video is a BITG favorite taking us back to 1986. Starring Grace Jones, with an appearances by Andy Warhol a year before he died in New York City and pop artist Keith Haring who died of AIDS in 1990. GRACE JONES I’M NOT PERFECT(BUT I’M PERFECT FOR YOU), Courtesy of danney007. Thank you I’m I’m I’m I’m I’m I’m I’m I’m Had we met at a different time we’d be perfect for each other, Now were spending all our time, in this world come together, My heart is aching, from all the love your giving, Were not faking, is this the ...
... icon Grace Jones born Grace Mendoza on May 19th 1948 in Spanish town Jamaica. The family moved to Syracuse, New York in 1965. Grace’s first film roll was in Gordon’s War in 1973 she played a drug courier in Harlem NYC, she signed her first record deal in 1977 with Island Records. Grace was a regular at Studio 54 with Andy Warhol to whom she was a muse. Grace’s careers also have included a modeling career her androgynous style made her a successful European model but because her looks were too strong for the American Magazines, Grace was not featured in American fashion. [...]
... She also was the “mother” of S.T.A.R. House along with Sylvia, getting together food and clothing to help support the young queens living in the house on the lower East Side of New York. Once, appearing in a court the judge asked Marsha, “What does the ‘P’ stand for?”, Johnson gave her customary response “Pay it No Mind.” The judge laughed and let her go. This phrase became her trademark. In 1974 Marsha P. Johnson was photographed by famed artist Andy Warhol, as part of a “ladies and gentlemen” series of Polaroids featuring drag queens. In July 1992, Johnson’s [...]
... raided. Jayne did take part in the riots on June 28, 1969 and has fabulous memories of that time and the events that took place. During 1969 Jayne was approached by Jackie Curtis a playwright who wanted Jayne to perform in a play that she was writing. The name of the play was Femme Fatale and it was performed at the La Mama theater club, it also starred Patti Smith. Jayne County was writer and wrote plays like Wank, U Ban to Memory lane and Birth of a Nation which got her the attention of Andy Warhol, who placed her [...]
... born March 23rd German/Welsh background and Cisco is originally from the Bronx, New york City born May 23rd Puerto Rican background. Both into the arts: Lebo from lebostudios Miami, Michael Mararian (Inky Dreadfuls), Ron English, Keith Haring, Luis Mario Tavales, Paul Wiley, Gary Baseman, Seen, Gary Taxali, Greer Lankton, Touko Laaksonen, Richard (from the Eagle bar New York City), Tom MC – MunKaita, Margaret Kilgallen (Barry Mcgee’s wife), John Michel Basquiat, Osgemos, Andy Warhol, Kenny Scharf, Takashi Murakami, Elizabeth Lambard, Isabel/Ruben Taledo, just to name a few. Music, anything upto the late 1990s: Marlene Dietrich, Sophie Ellis Bextor, Junior (Mama [...]