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The Lady in Question Is Charles Busch (2005) Poster

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References 

Theodora Goes Wild (1936)
line that Charles Busch himself recites, pointing at the title of the Irene Dunne movie, during his play Theodora -- She Bitch of Byzantium
It's a Wonderful Life (1946)
mentioned as a reference to Times Square Angel
Caged (1950)
Eric Myers mentions it.
What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? (1962)
Busch mentions a scene in which the late Meghan Robinson climbs the stairs in "The Lady in Question" a la Joan Crawford in the aforementioned movie
Hush...Hush, Sweet Charlotte (1964)
Busch talks about having met Bette Davis and Olivia de Haviland after a screening of their 1964 movie
Blow-Up (1966)
quick reference points to the opening sequence where Hemmings takes pictures of model Veruschka, seen as the interaction between Kenneth Elliott and Meghan Robinson in the play Coma
Mommie Dearest (1981)
Busch talks about his approach to his drag act - that his female personas were like the Crawford of Mommie Dearest.

Features 

The Women (1939)
three clips from the movie shown near the start of "The Lady in Question is Charles Busch" the first being the opening titles, the second being a quick clip of Crawford and Grey, third being of Norma Shearer reciting her line "I've had two years to grow claws, mother! Jungle Red!"
Dr. Kildare's Strange Case (1940)
clip towards the end of "The Lady in Question is Charles Busch" used for the sequence involving Busch's recovery from his heart operation.
Escape (1940)
clip from the movie
Now, Voyager (1942)
clips from the trailer and from classic scenes involving Bette Davis and Paul Henreid
Lady of Burlesque (1943)
two clips of Barbara Stanwyck dancing, one with other starlets featured in "Lady of Burlesque"
Auntie Mame (1958)
clips from Auntie Mame describing Busch's relationship with his own Aunt Lillian early in the movie
Beach Party (1963)
clip that was also used as a reference for Psycho Beach Party
Marnie (1964)
clip showing a promotional trailer for the movie and a scene in which Marnie reacts to the color red, a reference Busch used for Psycho Beach Party
In the Life (1992) (TV Series)
clips from one of the shows where Busch guest-hosted, as himself and his female alter ego.
Psycho Beach Party (2000)
clip from the movie later when later in the documentary it is mentioned that the play became its movie incarnation
Die, Mommie, Die! (2003)
clips from its premiere in San Francisco, 2003, and from several scenes including behind the scenes footage featuring Jason Priestley

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