Gloria Dickson (Bizarre Los Angeles)

Gloria Dickson

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“Like Jim Braddock did in prize fighting, I also worked hard and got a break. Jim got lean and tough doing hard physical work. I became alert and more earnest by working in the federal theater project among people who were very serious about acting. These people were not softened by easy living – they […]

Ketti Gallian (Bizarre Los Angeles)

Ketti Gallian

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“It is all triste – quite, quite triste. Nozzing I do is ze quite of all right. Ketti Gallian must be all of a done over. ‘It is like ze Americain girls you must be, Ketti,’ they say to me. I am playing in ‘The Ace’ in London when I am changed ze whole life. […]

Fred Ko Vert

Fred Ko’Vert – Tragic Hollywood Drag Queen

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Frederick Ko’Vert (also spelled Frederic Ko Vert and Kovert) (1901-1949) was a female impersonator, male dancer/instructor, costume designer and silent movie player. In 1921, he got his big break after he wowed Fox Studio producers with his peacock costume and accompanying dance. He was then hired to cast, train and choreograph 36 dancers for the […]