In Love With the Arrow Collar Man
In Love With the Arrow Collar Man

In Love With the Arrow Collar Man NYC Reviews and Tickets

(2 Ratings)
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Biodrama of pioneering illustrator and model/lover, Absorbing, Relevant, Weak writing, Thought-provoking

About the Show

This new drama centers on one of 20th-century America’s most influential illustrators, Joseph C. Leyendecker (1874-1951), and his model and life partner, Charles Beach. 

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524 Reviews | 133 Followers
Biodrama of pioneering illustrator and model/lover

See it if Scenes from the life and career of the creator of the first image with sex appeal used to sell products. Framed by a lecture.

Don't see it if Early 20th century gay romance. Leyendecker and model/lover try to live with discretion. His brother, also a gay illustrator, was alcoholic. Read more

296 Reviews | 92 Followers
Relevant, Absorbing, Thought-provoking, Fascinating part of history, Weak writing

See it if you're interested in LGBT history - and the role of a little-known same-sex relationship in early 20th century American art and commerce.

Don't see it if you want a top-notch production. Truly *fascinating* story, it deserves better story-telling. The tale holds interest quite well, though.