|Billy Hicks went through cafe' society to become one of Manhattan's classiest interior designers ... always afraid they'd guess the truth about his "assistant."
Carl Mason lived for music. And when Warners took him to Hollywood to do soundtracks, his career shot into the limelight - while his love was kept in the dark.
Robert Regal never forgave himself for being "that way." He got the respect and success he fought for ... but lost the man he never stopped wanting.
Wesley Ober turned his sex appeal into movie stardom, running through people and money with the recklessness of a man who needed someone of his own.
They were friends for forty years. Their lives are the history that society didn't want them to have.