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Topic: Holly Woodlawn

  Holly Woodlawn - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Holly Woodlawn (born October 26, 1946) was a Warhol superstar, who appeared in his movies Trash (1970) and Women in Revolt (1972).
Holly Woodlawn continued to make cameo appearances in plays and movies throughout the 1980s and after Warhol's death was a frequently requested commentator on his life and influence.
Woodlawn began performing in cabaret shows, incorporating stories of her life with songs that she felt reflected her life, in sold-out New York and Los Angeles performances, in the early 2000s.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Holly_Woodlawn   (398 words)

 Jackie Curtis - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
These plays caught the attention of Andy Warhol and his director Paul Morrissey, who cast Jackie and Candy in Flesh (1968) and, with the addition of Holly Woodlawn, in Women in Revolt (1971); a hilarious spoof of the women's liberation movement in which all the female leads are played by men in drag.
Curtis' influence on a number of people, friends and associates such as Holly Woodlawn, Joe Dallesandro and Penny Arcade, and observers such as David Bowie, is noted in the film.
However, it was perhaps her bravery in gender transgressions, unfamiliar territory to most until recent academics such as Judith Butler began writing on the topic, that is Jackie Curtis' legacy.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Jackie_Curtis   (679 words)

 Andy Warhol 19: Holly Woodlawn
Holly Woodlawn was born in Puerto Rico on October 26, 1946.
In approximately 1951 Holly moved to the Bronx to be re-united with her mother and her mother's new husband, Joseph Ajzenberg.
Holly had been working as a go-go dancer at a club called Willie's Go-Go Palace in Amsterdam (New York) where nobody knew that she was a he.
www.warholstars.org /warhol/warhol1/andy/warhol/can/holly19.html   (1837 words)

 Boston.com / A&E / Celebrity news / Camp star Holly Woodlawn in hospital   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Camp star Holly Woodlawn, who appeared in several Andy Warhol films, was in intensive care Tuesday after an injury to her arm became infected, her spokesman said.
Woodlawn, 57, a transgender woman, was taken to Temple Community Hospital on Sunday, said her friend and spokesman Brian Hamilton.
Woodlawn has been in good spirits since injuring her arm about two weeks ago, Hamilton said.
www.boston.com /ae/celebrity/articles/2004/01/27/camp_star_holly_woodlawn_in_hospital   (180 words)

 Holly Woodlawn Interview
Holly is soon to be featured in a traveling exhibition of previously unseen portraits by the deceased photographer Jarry Lang, who continually photographed Holly throughout the late 1970's and early 1980's.
I have, for the sake of being true to the rhythm of the conversation, kept her digressions and sporadic comments faithful to the enthusiasm of her voice.
She had this trophy in her hand, and was in the subway, and it stopped and in the background it said "Woodlawn".
www.hollywoodlawn.com /hw/interview.html   (4004 words)

 Trash Store Buy Sell trash Shopping trash   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Holly Woodlawn, specifically, provides a wonderful performance that, in my opinion, provides a thematic framework for the entire exercise.
Holly finds her own kind of treasure discarded on the street -- not only in the form of junk furniture but in the beautiful but impotent human form of junkie Joe.
Holly and Joe posing as a pregnant couple in their efforts to convince a Welfare case worker to give them money is hysterical.
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 Broken Goddess & Trash - A Tribute to Holly Woodlawn   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Holly had claimed to be one of Warhol's Superstars, and Morrissey was intrigued by this bald-faced lie.
Holly Woodlawn, especially, is something to behold, a comic book Mother Courage who fancies herself as Marlene Dietrich but sounds more often like Phil Silvers." We begin our tribute to Holly with the legendary Broken Goddess.
Holly floats through the film, painfully depicting a desperate woman in the style of the great silent film stars.
www.frameline.org /festival/22nd/programs/broken_goddess_&_trash_-_a_tribute_to_holly_woodlawn.html   (205 words)

 TRASH review
In the process, Holly shoots up a high school kid from Yonkers (whom she picks up in front of the Fillmore East) and blows him.
Joe takes a bath, Holly masturbates with a beer bottle, Joe shoots up for various people, Joe and Holly try to get on welfare and don’t make it, etc. a day or two in the life.....
Trash doesn’t paint a pretty picture, but that’s the way it is. The final sequence in the film would be heart-breaking if it wasn’t so funny; Holly feigns pregnancy by stuffing a pillow into her dress, and an eligibility worker (wearing a peace symbol) comes by to check them out for welfare.
www.paulmorrissey.org /trash.html   (519 words)

 Amazon.com: Women in Revolt (1971) : Video   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Darling is a willowy blonde with a breathless voice; Curtis is a sassy brunette straight from the Bronx; and Woodlawn is an outrageous raven-haired vixen almost nominated for an Oscar the year before for "Trash".
Of the three, Woodlawn unfortunately gets the least screen time, a shame given the heavy amount of talent she displayed in "Trash".
In her memoir, Woodlawn wrote that she felt intimidated by Darling and Curtis who just dominated every scene and thus she handed the movie over to them.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/6305135029?v=glance   (1852 words)

 :: rogerebert.com :: Trash   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
And there are some weirdly funny performances by Holly Woodlawn, a transvestite, Joe Dallesandro, Jane Forth and Michael Sklar.
Holly Woodlawn gets into a hilarious argument with Sklar, as a welfare worker.
The acting has the feeling of improvisation, but what makes it work is the uniqueness of the performers; Holly Woodlawn has an undeniable comic gift, even if you do come across it in "Trash." The humor grows out of the incongruity of the actors, the situation, the movie, the audience.
rogerebert.suntimes.com /apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/19710305/REVIEWS/103050301/1023   (488 words)

 DVD Times - Trash   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
A heroin addict who lives with Holly (real life drag queen Holly Woodlawn) in a filthy apartment with furniture rescued from a rubbish dump.
It’s certainly no advertisement for drugtaking: Joe is impotent because of his habit and Holly has to masturbate with a beer bottle instead.
Holly Woodlawn (subject of the first verse of Lou Reed’s “Walk on the Wild Side” and still acting today) is a natural comedian, and her scene with the welfare officer towards the end of the film is a highlight.
www.dvdtimes.co.uk /content.php?contentid=58176   (1506 words)

 ToxicUniverse.com - Paul Morrissey - 1970 - Trash Movies Review   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Holly steals the movie (which isn't hard, considering how comatose Joe is half the time).
She's mouthy, doesn't take any crap from anyone, and knows who she is. She's got a nice racket going stealing trash from the streets either to sell off or use as furniture, and has a healthy sex life with Joe when he's not having peter problems.
Holly is Joe's finest and most charismatic co-star in any of the films (except for Udo Kier, who showed up in Morrissey's later horror remakes).
www.toxicuniverse.com /review.php?rid=10000743   (714 words)

 houstonpress.com | Calendar | Night & Day | Walk on the Wild Side | 2005-09-08   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Holly Woodlawn is describing how she missed her own film premiere in New York: "You know why I couldn't be there?
Holly will be the honored guest at the Houston Gay & Lesbian Film Festival's opening party, which features a special screening of Chuck Workman's 1991 documentary Superstar: The Life and Times of Andy Warhol, in which she appears.
Holly's acclaimed autobiography, A Lowlife in High Heels, is being made into a movie (with a soundtrack by Lou Reed, appropriately).
www.houstonpress.com /Issues/2005-09-08/calendar/calendar3.html   (681 words)

 Holly Woodlawn
Holly survived her hospital stay and is currently planning a film based on her autobiography, The Holly Woodlawn Story: A Low Life in High Heels.
Holly also appeared in Allan Mindel's film, Milwaukee, Minnesota (2003), with Randy Quaid, Bruce Dern and Josh Brolin.
On Saturday, August 14, 2004, Holly returned to New York to perform her cabaret act at at the Fez Under Time Cafe.
www.warholstars.org /indfoto/iholly.html   (152 words)

 Amazon.com: Trash (1970): DVD   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The story of Joe [Dallesandro] and his lover-protector, Holly [Woodlawn], who is something to behold, a comic book Mother Courage who fancies herself as Marlene Dietrich but sounds more like Phil Silvers.
Joe and Holly try to make a go of things in their Lower East Side basement, from which Holly goes forth from time to time to cruise the Fillmore East and to scavenge garbage cans, while Joe's journeys are in search of real junk...
For me, the scene where Holly gives a nice upstate boy a shot of heroin in the butt was a classic.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/6305186650?v=glance   (1930 words)

 Bright Lights Film Journal | Holly Woodlawn Interview
Her talk is as much performance as conversation, with the same thrilling mix of wit, heart, and hauteur that made her welfare garbage-picker in Trash immortal.
Holly Woodlawn: Gary, I’m smoking a cigarette and having a glass of wine and watching Sabrina.
And then my friends were up on speed one night and I had met Andy Warhol at a party, and he said what’s your name, and I said Holly, and I didn’t have a last name.
www.brightlightsfilm.com /40/ivholly.htm   (1008 words)

 Holly Woodlawn in Holly's Follies tickets - Holly Woodlawn in Holly's Follies information - New York
Riding high on the success of her first NYC appearances in 15 years last fall, Andy Warhol Superstar HOLLY WOODLAWN, returns to New York with an all new show titled Holly's Follies.
The show is a new evening of songs and stories by this incomparable artist, as well as a frank question-and-answer session.
Woodlawn is accompanied by Lance Cruce, long-time pianist for Joan Rivers.
www.theatermania.com /content/show.cfm/show/115653   (171 words)

 the Jobriath Fan Collective   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Holly Woodlawn is, of course, one of the greatest of living actresses - beginning as a Warhol superstar in Trash (1970) and Women in Revolt (1972), and continuing as a force in films, live performances, and the author of a memoir.
She met Jobriath around clubs in the early 70s, and graciously took a moment by phone to remember him.
HOLLY WOODLAWN: We were all at the same place at the same time - in New York in the Seventies, when all hell broke loose.
www.jobriath.org /apprec/woodlawn.html   (508 words)

 Feast of Fools - cocktails, gossip, news and fun, the gay podcast for everyone
Holly Woodlawn was one of the first breakout Andy Warhol Superstars -people who were famous in New York in the late 70's for being their outrageous selves, and for being in his (actually Paul Morrisey's) films.
What makes Holly Woodlawn even more extraordinary is that she has outlasted a lot of her peers because of luck, sheer will, and a generous optimism and love for humanity.
The woman introducing Randy is none other than drag-legend Holly Woodlawn, which we'll be ending our pride series with a phone interview with her.
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At least Holly does her best to take care of her sister and Joe, and stand by her morals.
Sure, she m*sturbates with a beer bottle (thankfully hidden from view) but she's got more tact, common sense and good common decency than most of the supporting cast.
It's deliberately paced cinema verite, with rambling improvisations and long stretches where nothing seems to be going on, but if you want an exploration into the seedy side of New York circa 1970, welcome to Paul Morrissey's loving portrait of the dregs of humanity.
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 DVD Times - The Cockettes   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
If the names Holly, Candy or Edie mean anything to you, chances are that The Cockettes will be of some interest.
Holly Woodlawn came from Miami, FLA, plucked her eyebrows and was the subject of the opening verse in Walk On The Wild Side while, later in the same song, Candy Darling showed up, just as she had done on The Velvet Underground's third album.
The Cockettes were formed by Hibiscus, one of a number of drag queens who had made it to San Francisco as part of the hippie movement in the late-sixties.
www.dvdtimes.co.uk /content.php?contentid=57801   (1495 words)

 Andy Warhol's Trash on DVD - MovieWeb
While he scours the streets looking for junk, Holly searches the dumpsters, alleys, and garbage piles of the city looking for trashy treasures.
Unfortunately, none of these episodes are able to reinvigorate Joe's dormant sex drive, and when their searches ultimately prove fruitless, Holly and Joe reconvene and scheme to improve their lot by adopting a baby in order to qualify for welfare.
However, despite their dreams, the couple seems doomed to remain at the margins of society, burdened by junk and surrounded by trash.
movieweb.com /dvd/dvd.php?014381473223   (335 words)

 Paul Morrissey's Trash (1970)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
No reference is made to Holly being a transvestite - we just accept that she's Joe's girlfriend and roommate.
Holly has other problems - she needs to get on welfare to support her sister's kid.
Old sis is ready to burst with child any minute, so Joe needs to kick his drug habit and Holly needs to make herself respectable.
www.suite101.com /article.cfm/american_independent_cinema/65444   (352 words)

 Glitter in the archive: Craig Highberger talks about Jackie Curtis - Features - The Empty Closet
For instance, Cabaret in the Sky, with Holly Woodlawn and Jackie Curtis.
But Holly Woodlawn I had known, so when I got in touch with Holly out in West Hollywood where she lives, she actually helped me get Joe Dallessandro’s phone number and I also got a couple of other people out in Hollywood who had worked with Jackie — Alexis DeLago and Styles Caldwell.
I got Paul Morrissey’s number from Holly Woodlawn, and he was very gracious, and we set up a time and I went to his home in Manhattan and recorded a wonderful interview with him, and he allowed me to use about three minutes of clips from Flesh and Women in Revolt.
ec.gayalliance.org /articles/001122.shtml   (2976 words)

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She was staying with Carl Walker, who was producing and directing "Women Behind Bars" at the time, and the budget only allowed for her to stay in his spare room.
So Holly came into my store everyday, just like all the other theater people who used to live across the street in that row of 1850's three story buildings.
We got to know each other a bit and we talked about Andy Wahol, and all the legendary stories about her and all the very delerious people she hung out with.
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 Feast of Fools - cocktails, gossip, news and fun, the gay podcast for everyone
On yesterday's show, Fausto and Holly played a word association game in which she revealed her inner psyche.
Holly discussed her part in the Stonewall Riots.
In this show, listen to part two of this delightful podcast as Fausto and Marc talk with the amazing and wonderful Puerto Rican drag diva Holly Woodlawn, about her drug use, her Puerto Rican escapades and her experince as an Andy Warhol Superstar.
feastoffools.net /archives/2005/08/fof_archive_-_a_1.php   (237 words)

 IMDb Name Search   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
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