8/22/20. O&A NYC ITS SATURDAY- ANYTHING GOES: The Queen (1968)

The Queen is a 1968 documentary film directed by Frank Simon and narrated by Flawless Sabrina. It depicts the experiences of transgender woman and “female illusionists” organizing and participating in the 1967 Miss All-America Camp Beauty Contest held at New York City’s Town Hall.

The question all everyone minds- “Was Crystal LaBeija, the founder of the House of LaBeija (who was accompanied by Pepper Labeija, a member and later the mother of the house) cheated out of the crown? Was this contest rigged? You will have to answer that one for yourself.

The Queen (1968)

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