The Christine Jorgensen Story

From The Grindhouse Cinema Database

The Christine Jorgensen (1970, USA) is a Shocksploitation film directed by Irving Rapper.


Main Details

  • Released in 1970
  • Color
  • Running Time: 98 Min.
  • Production Co: Edward Small Productions (as Edprod)
  • Distribution Co: United Artists (1970) (USA) (theatrical)
  • Directed by Irving Rapper
  • Written by Christine Jorgensen, Robert E. Kent, Ellis St. Joseph
  • Starring John Hansen, Joan Tompkins, Bill Erwin
  • Produced by Edward Small
  • Original Music by Paul Sawtell, Bert Shefter
  • Cinematography by Jacques R. Marquette
  • Film Editing by Grant Whytock

Plot Summary

  • A sex-change operation that changed "George" into "Christine" in 1950s Denmark.


  • I Had to Make It As a Woman. There Was No Return.
  • The first man to become a woman
  • I couldn't live in a man's body!
  • Did the surgeon's knife make me a woman or a freak?
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