Thorson says the relationship began in the late 1970's and the two were introduced by Liberace
For Michael Douglas, his post-cancer comeback has fully arrived playing Wladziu Valentino Liberace
- better known simply as Liberace
- in Steven Soderbergh's feature-length biopic, Behind The Candelabra.
A simply delicious look at the life of Liberace
, it's a constant - and howlingly funny - delight.
Director: Steven Soderbergh Duration: 118 mins LIBERACE
always bowed down at the altar of excess.
Opens Friday THE STARS Michael Douglas, Matt Damon, Dan Aykroyd, Rob Lowe, Debbie Reynolds, Scott Bakula THE STORY In 1977, hunky blond-haired country boy Scott Thorson (Damon) catches the eye of camp Las Vegas music sensation Liberace
(Douglas) and they embark of a long relationship, with Liberace
showering Scott with gifts and moulding him - literally, with plastic surgery - into his own likeness.
was the most outrageous and camp entertainer in the world - famous for his flamboyant behaviour and love of diamonds.
They've been working on Steven Soderbergh's Liberace
biopic, Behind the Candelabra, to air May 26 on HBO.
For two costume designers, our visit to the Liberace
museum in Las Vegas in 2009, before it closed its doors in 2010, led to a journey we could not have imagined.
1919: Pianist and entertainer (Waldzin Valentino) Liberace
was born in Wisconsin.
Strathairn's Murrow is a man willing to make compromises, signing loyalty oaths and interviewing Liberace
and Mickey Rooney, but also enough of an idealist to inspire his colleagues and to believe his industry and nation are capable of more than Milton Berle or Joe McCarthy.
Yes, most afternoons around one a guy named Wes Winters does his Liberace
tribute show (not to be confused with a Liberace
impersonator show), in which he illustrates Liberace
's various musical styles with as much energy as, if not more than, Liberace
AUGUST--A NYC newspaper columnist overheard George Balanchine declare at the Russian Tea Room: "Nureyev could be great, but he prefers to be the Liberace
of ballet." ...