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40 Years Ago Today

Mary Millington died in the early hours of 19 August 1979, aged 33. So, finally, here we are… exactly 40 years later. God bless you, Mary. “Do not go gentle into that good night. Rage, rage against the dying of … Continue reading

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Mary Returns in High Definition!

To commemorate 40 years since her death, Mary Millington’s most famous films are being reissued on Blu-ray disc in October this year by Screenbound International Pictures. Lovingly restored in high definition, the collectors’ box-set will include Come Play with Me … Continue reading

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Mary Millington: Icon

Hard to believe, but Mary Millington died 39 years ago today. However, her iconic status as Britain’s most celebrated, and trailblazing, porn performer endures. Next year, the 40th anniversary of Mary’s death will be celebrated in grand style, with her most … Continue reading

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The Lady in Red

In the spring of 1978 Mary was booked for an assignment with prolific glamour photographer Colin Ramsay, at a studio in London’s West End. An enthusiastic Mary undressed and reclined on a satin-covered sofa, hugging her mink coat to her … Continue reading

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Mary is Open for Business!

Every September, as part of the Heritage Open Days scheme, hundreds of great buildings across the UK open their doors to visitors. In London alone over 250,000 people take the opportunity to get under the skin of the capital’s amazing … Continue reading

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The Ghost on the Canvas

Today – 19 August 2017 – marks the anniversary of Mary Millington’s tragic death. Her family and friends, and myself, will continue to celebrate the colourful, unique life of this amazing, pioneering young woman. 38 years after her passing, Mary … Continue reading

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Mary’s Rhinestone Dream

Mary was always an enthusiastic lover of pop music from her teenage years right through to her tragically young death, aged just 33. Aside from her love of British singer-songwriter Labi Siffre, her other passion was for US Country and … Continue reading

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Keep It Up in Spain

One of the favourite cinema posters I have in my archive is from Mary’s 1978 release El Decapendon. If you’ve never heard of this film before, that’s totally understandable, since it’s the Spanish version of 1976’s historical sex romp, Keep … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday… ‘Come Play with Me’

Exactly 40 years ago – 28 April 1977 – something quite extraordinary happened; a low budget sex comedy named Come Play with Me opened at the Moulin Cinema at 42-44 Great Windmill Street, Soho, and changed British cinema history forever. … Continue reading

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12 months of ‘Respectable’

Amazingly, today – 7 April 2017 – marks exactly one year since Respectable – The Mary Millington Story opened in London’s West End. It’s been a fantastic 12 months, with movie screenings in the US and UK and, only last week, … Continue reading

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