By Michael Sauter
July 09, 1999 at 04:00 AM EDT

Outrageous!

B-
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Outdated! might be a better title for this 1977 comedy about the friendship between a gay hairdresser (Russell) who wants to be a female impersonator and a pregnant schizophrenic (McLaren) trying to stay out of the mental hospital. Outrageous! is from a time when coming out was a new concept and being crazy was a metaphor for being free. Yet this odd couple’s devotion remains affecting, and the late drag queen Russell stops the show with his aping of Streisand and Dietrich. B-

Outrageous!

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