Tag Archives: Mary Millington’s True Blue Confessions

A Girl’s Best Friend

Throughout her life Mary was a forthright animal lover, and a vocal supporter of the PDSA charity (People’s Dispensary for Sick Animals). During her childhood she had a small black terrier called Hector, and prior to becoming a model she worked for a period … Continue reading

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Thirteen Tributes

To Mary’s legion of fans, her death on 19 August 1979 seemed like a wholly unexpected event. Few, if any of them, knew of her cocaine addiction, her long-term battle with acute depression or the difficulties she was experiencing in … Continue reading

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Confessions of Two Naked Virgins

Although I seem to spend quite a big proportion of my time in London nowadays, I’m still a West Country boy at heart and I’ve lived the majority of my life either in Bristol or Gloucestershire. I’ve always loved visiting the cinema, and … Continue reading

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On Location: Paddington Bare (part 2)

As I previously noted in part one of this article, Paddington has been a hotbed of London vice for decades, but in the 1970s it also became the backdrop to several pornographic films. As well as the hardcore hi-jinks of Arabian … Continue reading

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EXCLUSIVE! Unseen for 35 years… Mary footage rediscovered!

After months of internet rumour and gossip, the BBC finally revealed in October that nine hitherto presumed ‘lost’ episodes of Doctor Who had been re-discovered, gathering dust in a storeroom at a TV station in Nigeria. The two Patrick Troughton stories – The Enemy of … Continue reading

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On Location: Under the Sign of Gemini

During the 1960s, Mary took various jobs before becoming Britain’s most famous pornographic pin-up, including working as a veterinary nurse, telephonist and barmaid. However, it was her role as a manageress of a local fashion store, just a short bus ride from her … Continue reading

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Come Play with Mine… in ’89

Regular readers of this blog will know that Mary’s most famous movie Come Play with Me had a record-breaking – and still unbeaten – run in London from April 1977 to March 1981. It played continuously at the Cameo Moulin cinema in Soho … Continue reading

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Restoration Tragedy

Dateline: 10.59am, 5 July 2013. Pinewood Studios, Buckinghamshire First ever digital restoration of Mary’s posthumous 1980 film Mary Millington’s True Blue Confessions.

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On Location: Mary Millington at the House of Whipcord

Just 30 minutes’ drive from where I currently live, stands the location of one of the most notorious British exploitation films ever made. Directed by horror maestro Pete Walker, House of Whipcord was partly filmed at Littledean Jail in Gloucestershire … Continue reading

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