Myra Breckinridge(Movie, 1970)

| 1h 34min | Genres: Comedy, Drama
Myra BreckinridgeRating: 2.5/5 (with 9 votes)
Myra Breckinridge is a 1970 American comedy film based on Gore Vidal's 1968 novel of the same name. The film was directed by Michael Sarne, and featured Raquel Welch in the title role. It also starred John Huston as Buck Loner, Mae West as Leticia Van Allen, Farrah Fawcett, Rex Reed, Roger Herren, and Roger C. Carmel. Tom Selleck made his film debut in a small role as one of Leticia's "studs". Theadora Van Runkle was costume designer for the film, though Edith Head designed West's costumes. Like the novel, the picture follows the exploits of Myra Breckinridge (née Myron), a transgender woman who has undergone a sex change operation. Claiming to be her own widow, she manipulates her uncle into giving her a position at his acting sch... ()
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About Myra Breckinridge

Myron Breckinridge flies to Europe to get a sex-change operation and is transformed into the beautiful Myra. She travels to Hollywood, meets up with her rich Uncle Buck and, claiming to be Myron's widow, demands money. Instead, Buck gives Myra a job in his acting school. There, Myra meets aspiring actor Rusty and his girlfriend, Mary Ann. With Myra as catalyst, the trio begin to outrageously expand their sexual horizons.

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Additional Information

Production country: United States of America (USA)
Based on the work of: Gore Vidal ("Myra Breckinridge")
Original language: English (EN)
Spoken languages: English (EN)
Translated into 5 languages: English (EN), French (FR), Italian (IT), Dutch (NL), Swedish (SV)
Status: Released
Release date US: 06/24/1970
Keywords: lgbt
Budget: 5,000,000 USD
Revenue: 3,000,000 USD (= 60%)

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