Tag Archives: 8mm films

No Girls Allowed

30 March 2015 sees the first ever DVD release of Pete Walker’s debut sex comedy For Men Only, made in 1967. Although Pete is best-known for his horror output (including the classics House of Whipcord and Frightmare), he actually began his … Continue reading

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EXCLUSIVE: Mary Millington’s ‘Party Pieces’ Rediscovered

Mary Millington was, unquestionably, the most successful female British box office star of late-1970s cinema, but aside from her big-screen adventures she made a number of pornographic productions on 8mm for the home entertainment market. But the question always arises as … Continue reading

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I, Maximus

George Harrison Marks began shooting his now-legendary series of 8mm ‘glamour’ films in Britain in the late-1950s. During the post-war years the ‘Harrison Marks’ brand became a byword for quality among nudie film connoisseurs and since his death, in 1997, his films have … Continue reading

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Digital Lovers

There’s only one Filmfabriek Müller HD 8mm film scanner in the whole of the UK. It’s just been delivered to Pinewood Studios and today, rather surprisingly, Mary Millington’s rarely-seen 1974 short Wild Lovers is running through it… Original photo strictly © Simon Sheridan 2014-2015

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Mary, Music and HMV’s Busty Baller

With the exciting release of the new Mary Millington record, I thought it might be a timely opportunity to take a look at Mary’s (sometimes tenuous…) musical connections. I’m told that as a young girl Mary loved dancing, and throughout … Continue reading

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A Man Named Charlie Brown

If you say the name ‘Charlie Brown’ nowadays, depending on your age, you’ll either immediately think of the hapless boy hero in Charles M Schultz’ long-running newspaper strip, Peanuts, or a 2012 hit record by British band Coldplay. But during the 1960s and 1970s, ‘Charlie Brown’ had … Continue reading

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Mary Playing Games

Prior to meeting David Sullivan in 1974, Mary worked for a variety of photographers who sold her nude layouts to numerous magazine titles, both in the UK and overseas. By 1975 Mary was strictly a ‘Sullivan exclusive’ but her older … Continue reading

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When Mary met Sonia Svenberger

One of Mary’s most distinctive-looking co-stars of the late-1970s was the mono-named model, ‘Sonia’. Born in Germany, Sonia had worked as a stripper on the Continent, but came to London in 1975 in an attempt to further her modelling career. … Continue reading

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