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Title Christine Jorgensen : the change of a lifetime / produced by Towers Productions, Inc. for A & E Network ; writer/producer, Jane Petrof
Published New York, NY : A & E Television Networks, 2002


Description 1 online resource (43 min.)
Series LGBT studies in video
Biography (A & E Home Video (Firm))
Summary Explore the life of one of the most controversial figures of the sexual revolution. Jorgensen, a WorldWar II-era GI, was was the first person to become widely known in the United States for having sex reassignment surgeries (in 1951 and 1952 in Denmark, and a later surgery in the U.S.). Her transformation was the subject of a New York Daily News front page story in December 1952. She became an instant celebrity, using the platform to advocate for transgender people, and became known for her directness and polished wit. She also worked as an actress and nightclub entertainer, and recorded several songs
Notes Title from resource description page (viewed July 13, 2012)
Originally broadcast as a segment of Biography in 2002
Credits Narrator, Harry Smith ; music, Pat Brennan
Cast Christine Courtney, Kay Bryson, Robert Anderson, Rod Peninger, Charles Ihlenfeld
Notes This edition in English
Subject Jorgensen, Christine, 1926-1989.
Jorgensen, Christine, 1926-1989.
Male-to-female transsexuals -- United States -- Biography
Gender transition -- Denmark
Male-to-female transsexuals.
United States.
Genre/Form Nonfiction films.
Documentary films.
Documentary television programs.
Documentary films.
Nonfiction films.
Films autres que de fiction.
Form Streaming video
Author Smith, Harry, 1951- narrator.
Petrof, Jane, producer, screenwriter.
Courtney, Christine, commentator
Bryson, Kay, commentator
Anderson, Robert, commentator
Peninger, Rod, commentator
Ihlenfeld, Charles, commentator
Smith, Harry, 1951- narrator.
Brennan, Pat, composer (expression)
Towers Productions, Inc., production company.
Arts and Entertainment Network, production company.
A & E Home Video (Firm), production company.
New Video Group, production company.
OTHER TI Biography (Television program)