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Pageant (2008)

Not Rated | | Documentary | 26 December 2008 (USA)
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A portrait of five men competing in the Miss Gay America pageant.


Ron Davis, Stewart Halpern-Fingerhut (as Stewart Halpern)


Ron Davis, Stewart Halpern-Fingerhut (as Stewart Halpern)
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Credited cast:
Carl Glorioso Carl Glorioso ... Himself
Victor Bowling ... Himself
Robert Martin Robert Martin ... Himself
David Lowman David Lowman ... Himself (as David Lohman)
Tony Brewer Tony Brewer ... Himself (as Toney Brewer)
Raquel Chevallier Raquel Chevallier ... Himself - Reigning Miss Gay America
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Steve Devore Steve Devore ... Himself - Pageant Judge
Nicole Dubois Nicole Dubois ... Himself
Alyssa Edwards ... Himself
Larry Edwards ... Himself - Pageant Judge / Miss Gay America 1980
Truly Fabu Truly Fabu ... Himself
Jake Fisher ... Himself - Robert's Friend
Vicki Holleman Vicki Holleman ... Herself - Pageant Judge
Layla LaRue Layla LaRue ... Himself
Luscious Luscious ... Himself


A portrait of five men competing in the Miss Gay America pageant.

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Fifty Men...Fifty Dreams...One Crown.




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Release Date:

26 December 2008 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Карнавальное шествие See more »

Filming Locations:

Memphis, Tennessee, USA


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$500,000 (estimated)
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In loving memory of my father, Ronald Davis, who never understood this project, but unconditionally supported it and me. - Ron See more »


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Great little film
2 November 2009 | by eyecandyforuSee all my reviews

Pageant is a documentary about The Miss Gay America Pageant, apparently THE high stakes competition for female impersonators. We meet a few of the contestants and follow them on a bizarre, funny, poignant and exhilarating journey. It's fascinating to see what support they have, from a very close straight friend to parents and their partners. It obviously takes courage for these guys to do what they do and they give it their all, it's exhausting just to watch them. They come from all walks of life and backgrounds. Imaginative with over the top performances and costumes, subtlety has no place here. If you've never seen anything like this,check it out. Entertaining from start to finish.

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