Article: "Special Celebrity Profile-Mr. Cris Cross" (1989)

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Title

Article: "Special Celebrity Profile-Mr. Cris Cross" (1989)

Description

Image of an article page interview with Mr. Cris Cross by Jeff Pendleton of Orlando. Included on page are advertisements by Dr. Gerardi, Ph.D. Psychotherapist and happy hour promotion in "Sarasota's Favorite Party Place" Celebrity's. In the interview, Jeff Pendleton discusses Mr. Cris Cross thoughts on receiving the Living Legend Award and the difference of drag performance in the 1950's to his time.

Mr. Cris Cross was a female impersonator and performer at Parliament House Orlando on Wednesday and Saturday nights. Cross also considered himself a "Comedy Diva" as he never held any titles due to lack of pageantry in the 1950's, however he was presented the Living Legend Award. Considered by those who knew him, Mr. Cris Cross was filled with love and always maintained a great sense of humor.

Creator

Jeff Pendleton

Source

Drag Album

Publisher

A Friendly Voice

Contributor

Rodriguez, Alexis

Rights

Images may be used for educational purposes only.
Image credit: Image courtesy of LGBTQ History Museum of Central Florida.
For all other purposes please email: floridalgbtqmuseum@gmail.com

Format

image/jpeg

Language

English

Type

Photograph

Coverage

Orlando; Sarasota; Florida

Date Available

6/30/2020

Date Created

8/16/1989

Rights Holder

LGBTQ History Museum of Central Florida

Files

Cris Cross FV 8-16-1989.jpg

Collection

Citation

Jeff Pendleton, “Article: "Special Celebrity Profile-Mr. Cris Cross" (1989),” LGBTQ History Museum of Central Florida - Digital Archive, accessed March 27, 2023, https://floridalgbtqmuseum.omeka.net/items/show/720.

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