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Gay Actors...like Rock Hudson

... were cast as patriarchal figures and nicknamed Dandys.

posted by QuailNest on May 17, 2014 at 3:40 AM | link to this | reply

I have noticed those things, too, in how men were portrayed during that time period.

posted by FormerStudentIntern on May 16, 2014 at 5:47 PM | link to this | reply

Actually...

That is a " Dandy" of a show.

posted by QuailNest on May 16, 2014 at 2:24 PM | link to this | reply

Aha! so we can't blame everything on the 60's!
Last night I saw part of the Rock Hudson, Doris Day movie (with Jack Lemon as drunken comic sidekick) "Send me no Flowers". Quite a bit of homophobic subtext I never saw the first time around.

posted by dsm_tchr on May 16, 2014 at 10:07 AM | link to this | reply

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