Full Moon #8

The Sewing Circle

As "The sewing circle"The Sewing Circle has been called a private group of lesbian and bisexual women in Hollywood. The group existed during the so-called "Golden Age of Hollywood"in the 1920s and 1950s. To the Circle belonged movie idols like Greta Garbo, Marlene Dietrich, Joan Crawford and Barbara Stanwyckas well as the poet and scriptwriter Mercedes de Acosta. The Circle kept its existence a secret, because the Hollywood code of conduct at the time did not allow homosexuality to appear in the movies, nor did it allow people whose homosexuality was publicly known to work in the industry. Especially in the case of the big stars, this was forbidden with corresponding contractual clauses.

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Film dialogues, radio dialogues and music in order of appearance:

Soundtrack composed by Herbert Stothart, for the film "Anna Karenina" (1935).
01. Main title
02. Premonition
03. Station at Moscow
04. En route in a storm
05. Vronsky despondent

Soundtrack composed by Miklos Roszafor the film "Double Idemnity" (1944)
01. Prelude
Eva Le Galliennetelevision interview in 1977.
The voice of Greta Garbo in "Queen Christina" (1933)
Billie HolidayI'm a fool to want you", "I'm a fool to want you".
Soundtrack composed by Franz Waxmanfor the film "Woman of the Year" (1942).
Scotty Bowers on Katherine Hepburn in an interview.
Katherine Hepburn and Dennie Moore is a scene from the comedy "Sylvia Scarlett" (1935)

Beatrice Lillie, "Now's the time" (1915)
Katherine Hepburn at the piano in the film "Song of love" (1947)
Tallulah Bankhead invites Marlene Dietrich to his radio program The Big Show, 1951
A filmic reinterpretation of the encounter between Marlene Dietrich and Édith Piaf in the movie "La Vie en Rose" (2007)
Libby Holman, "Something to remember you by"
Dramatized reading of the "Love letter"(1909) by Sibilla Aleramo a Lina Cordula Poletti
Soundtrack composed by Jule Stynefor the film "Gentlemen prefer blondes" (1953)

Produced by Shak Benavides and ea7_dm