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>I just remembered... any film of the Shakespeare plays _Twelfth Night_, _As
>You Like It_ and _The Two Gentlemen of Verona_ has got to include the roles
>of Viola crossdressing, Rosalind crossdressing as Ganymede, and Julia
>crossdressing as Proteus' servant.
 
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Of course, in Shakespeare's time, all of these women's roles would have
been played by men, so that the above mentioned instances of women dressing
as men woud have actually been men dressing as women dressing as men. . .
 
There is actually a cinematic instance of THIS: the stoning sequence at the
start of Monty Python's Life of Brian.  Only men can attend the stoning, only
women want to attend, so the entire crowd is made up of women in obviously fake
beards (most of these "women" are in fact Pythons dressed as women).
 
-- Ben Alpers
   Princeton University