During the Golden Age of Hollywood in the s, actors and actresses shot to fame—but only if they tailored their images to the demands of the big studios. For LGBT actors, that often meant marrying a person of the opposite sex. The early 20th century represented a unique time for LGBT people in the country. Throughout the Roaring Twenties , men dressed as women and gender non-conformity and queerness weren't as taboo in big cities as they would be years later. These marriages were arranged by Hollywood studios between one or more gay, lesbian or bisexual people in order to hide their sexual orientation from the public.
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Actors Tori Spelling, Christian Campbell and John Paul Pitoc are huddled together on a hotel balcony for that all-important snow-covered-mountain-background shot, while doing a television interview for CNN. They're promoting their independent film, "Trick," which is about two young gay men who have just met, and are searching for some privacy so they can "get it on. Despite the fact that the actors are freezing, the three are in a celebratory mood. Adding to the good vibe is the fact that Variety has heralded "Trick" as the "most appealing and most erotic gay date movie ever made. But the big news is that the film may also cross over to mainstream audiences -- if the reaction at the film festival is any indication.