Tag Archives: sex cinema

Mary Comes to Gloucester

During her extensive nationwide travelogues for David Sullivan’s stable of men’s magazines, Mary Millington barely ventured into the West Country. Mary was photographed in my home town of Bristol for issue of #31 of Private in 1975 (and was referenced … Continue reading

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Four More Soho Doors

31st October 2014: After my recent blog looking at notable Soho addresses, I’m back knocking on a few more naughty doors… Number 11 Walkers Court. This wide, wooden (and recently varnished) doorway was once the entrance to the most famous ‘adults … Continue reading

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Hold On, I’m Coming!

I’m fortunate to have a full-set of Mary’s cinema posters in my collection, from her début, Eskimo Nell (1974), to her last, Mary Millington’s World Striptease Extravaganza (1981). I own some oddities too, including a very scarce MM triple-bill from as late as … 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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Mary in Sussex

This daring press photograph dates from late-July 1978 when Mary attended a ‘fun day’ at the racecourse at Plumpton, East Sussex. She was raising funds for her favourite animal charity, the PDSA, and promoting an upcoming showing of her movie … Continue reading

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Soho Cinemas #1: An ‘Exciting’ Establishment

Today, I’m beginning a brisk stroll through Soho, revisiting some of the most infamous sex cinemas of the 1970s, and my first ‘X’-rated port of call has quite a colourful history. Mary was, unquestionably, one of the best-known anti-Establishment figures of the 1970s, so it seems … Continue reading

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