It's Christmas Eve at the Blue Jay, a Greenwich Village gay bar, a place where patrons believe they can feel free to be themselves as opposed to the straight charade many portray in their ...
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It's Christmas Eve at the Blue Jay, a Greenwich Village gay bar, a place where patrons believe they can feel free to be themselves as opposed to the straight charade many portray in their outside lives. To be more accurate, they can portray what they truly want to portray, talk to others in as open an manner as they want about their struggles in being gay, and can strive toward or at least fantasize openly about their dreams. As Sadie Holzer states, she the bar's cook who just returned to work after a medical issue, those at the Blue Jay are like one big family, but a family of one's own choosing. She may only be partially correct as they have all chosen the Blue Jay as their home, but there are some family members who some would probably wish would just go away. One of those is Lita Joyce, who outwardly is just a fag hag, but who is truly just a ball buster in she only wanting to prove to herself she has what it takes to attract the opposite sex. She brought Scott, a pilot, into the ...Written by
I'd never heard of this film so I watched it last night on TCM, a premiere.
So when I saw one and a half stars I thought this isn't going to be great but still out of curiosity. It represents a generation before me so they'd have to weigh in on its authenticity. I stuck with it as much as I could and finally gave up...although I kept thinking isn't that Candy Darling? Isn't that the guy who starred in WKRP.....Ben Mankowitz only mentioned Rue McClanahan and Fannie Flagg in his intro.
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