The Other Hollywood: The Uncensored Oral History of the Porn by Legs McNeil, Jennifer Osborne, Peter Pavia

By Legs McNeil, Jennifer Osborne, Peter Pavia

We all know the grownup movie is a multimillion pound enterprise. What most folk don't be aware of is how the porn acquired begun - with a USD22,000 Mafia funding in a movie known as Deep Throat - or the way it mushroomed over the subsequent quarter-century regardless of efforts through politicians, the FBI, and others to deliver it down. the opposite Hollywood tells that tale, via enormous quantities of interviews via the folks who lived via it. within the riveting oral-history layout that made his first ebook, Please Kill Me, some of the most memorable money owed of Nineteen Seventies underground tradition, Legs McNeil now pulls again the dirty satin sheets on the most astonishing luck tales within the background of industrial. Careening from side to side among teams - the actresses, administrators, and others who made the movies and the shady underworld figures who financed them - the opposite Hollywood bargains rankings of never-before-told stories.

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By Legs McNeil, Jennifer Osborne, Peter Pavia

We all know the grownup movie is a multimillion pound enterprise. What most folk don't be aware of is how the porn acquired begun - with a USD22,000 Mafia funding in a movie known as Deep Throat - or the way it mushroomed over the subsequent quarter-century regardless of efforts through politicians, the FBI, and others to deliver it down. the opposite Hollywood tells that tale, via enormous quantities of interviews via the folks who lived via it. within the riveting oral-history layout that made his first ebook, Please Kill Me, some of the most memorable money owed of Nineteen Seventies underground tradition, Legs McNeil now pulls again the dirty satin sheets on the most astonishing luck tales within the background of industrial. Careening from side to side among teams - the actresses, administrators, and others who made the movies and the shady underworld figures who financed them - the opposite Hollywood bargains rankings of never-before-told stories.

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I never knew it for a fact; I never met anybody that had Mafia on their shirt: “Members Only,” ha, ha, ha. I wouldn’t know a Mafia if I saw one! And I wasn’t paid by check, so I didn’t have any name on the check to refer to. I was usually paid in cash. FRED LINCOLN: Why did Smitty get thrown out the window? I dunno. Smitty did a lot of stuff; he must have stole money. But I don’t think it was the mob because Smitty was into some shit. It’s too bad he went out the window, though, because he always got the best-looking girls.

I go meet her—and my God, she was beautiful. Aww, she was gorgeous; blond hair, German, big tits. I said, “Holy shit. ” Vickie Killed the Nudie-Cuties MIAMI 1970–1971 BUNNY YEAGER: If Chuck Traynor called me and said, “I have a pretty girl for you to shoot,” I knew she would be pretty. But then he brings over this girl, Linda Boreman—and the trouble with Linda was that she was flat chested. ” Another thing: I didn’t want to bring this up, but Linda had a scar all the way down the middle of her chest.

HARRY REEMS: I was broke. I was taking out small loans to pay the rent and telephone bill. So I put the question to a buddy in the National Shakespeare Company. ” If You Can Make It There, You Can Make It Anywhere 29 Stag films! Was he kidding? What would that do to my burgeoning career as an actor on the legitimate stage? ” JAMIE GILLIS (PORN STAR): I was driving a cab a few days a week and doing Shakespeare at the Classic Stage Company in Manhattan at night. Driving a cab part-time is pretty brutal.

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