Since the film industry has always had a relatively high percentage of homosexual talent by its very nature it was inevitable that many of these new arrivals people were gay or lesbian, and thus by their very presence, they created both a uniquely hip image for the place and, despite occasional efforts of reactionary politicians and monied interests, an environment of tolerance.
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If there existed a glass closet, it was fogged up. Here, Wallace explains how public scandals, starting with the gay-flavored controversy that brought down famous actor William Haines pictured with Anita Page, a woman he definitely didn't desirecreated Hollywood codes and reinforced the closet: Those millions of ticket buyers in America and the rest of the world were the last people Lgbt Rock Springs looking for a connection the studios wanted to learn that the latest matinee idol preferred men Rocm sexual partners rather than women, and that the hottest leading lady liked ladies.
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