PG | | Comedy, Music, Romance
A struggling female soprano finds work playing a male female impersonator, but it complicates her personal life.
There were three movies, and within them, four Oscar-nominated performances, which featured gender-bending storylines, an all-time record for any one year. The movies and actors and actress were: Dustin Hoffman for Tootsie (1982); Dame Julie Andrews and Robert Preston for this movie; and John Lithgow for The World According to Garp (1982).
'Squash' Bernstein: Yeah?
King Marchand: Can I ask you a... personal question?
'Squash' Bernstein: Go ahead.
King Marchand: How long, I mean... exactly when did you know you...
'Squash' Bernstein: How long have I been gay?
King Marchand: Yeah.
'Squash' Bernstein: Oh, God, I can't remember when I wasn't!
King Marchand: I've known you for fifteen years...
'Squash' Bernstein: You know a lot of guys, ...
King Marchand: ...
In the one scene when King turns on the radio, the sound comes right on. In the old tube radios of the day it would have to warm up before the sound appears.
The opening credits are a montage of Art Deco illustrations, with most of them reflecting the functions of the credited persons.
$139,634 21 March 1982