Filed By Gloria Brame, Ph.D. | April 28, 2010 2:30 PM | comments
Filed in: Entertainment, Gay Icons and History Tags: Laurence Olivier in drag, trans interest, vintage
Fabulous rare photo of Sir Laurence Olivier preparing for a female role (...or perhaps a date with Danny Kaye).
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Sir Larry was/is much beloved in the UK for his participation in Christmas pantos, which is probably when this was taken. Invariably his part would be the monstrous evil step mother or something akin, and he chewed the scenery with great gusto.