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What a Good Sport!

Titbits magazine was something of a working class British institution. Launched in 1881, it ran for over 100 years, and at its peak was selling over one million copies a week. Unashamedly low-brow and populist, from the 1950s onwards it … Continue reading

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EXCLUSIVE: First Look at the ‘New’ Eskimo Nell

Well, the wait is nearly over. On 16 February 2015 the digitally-remastered new version of Mary’s debut movie Eskimo Nell finally gets released on Blu-ray and DVD. Working on this project has been a labour of love for me, and … Continue reading

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Eskimo Nell is Back!

I can now finally unveil the finished artwork for the forthcoming Blu-ray release of classic 1974 sex comedy Eskimo Nell. The movie is being released on 16 February 2015, and will also be available to buy on DVD. It can be pre-ordered now … Continue reading

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Strip Teaser…

It’s not only the fabulous Eskimo Nell which will be enjoying a new lease of life in 2015. Here’s something else about to see the light of day again – Pete Walker’s Soho Striptease. Banned by the British Board of Film Censors exactly 55 years … Continue reading

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Eskimo Nell in 1980

In 1980, five years after it hit the big screen in London, Mary’s first movie, Eskimo Nell, debuted on video. Released in a chunky VHS box, the film was the very first feature-length movie distributed by Mountain Films’ newly-formed video division (catalogue … Continue reading

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RIP Chris O’Loughlin

I was saddened to hear this week that writer Chris O’Loughlin died on 21st November, after a brave fight with cancer. Sometimes you can ‘know’ somebody without ever meeting them and I never actually met Chris, but our paths first crossed fourteen years … Continue reading

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Seeing is believing!

Here’s a wonderful shot of the late Roy Kinnear with Diane Langton in a scene from the newly digitally-remastered Eskimo Nell, out to purchase in early 2015. You can pre-order it now from Amazon.

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“I want to see girls being whipped, plenty of flagellation, bondage, rubber appliances…”

Viewing theatre #1, Pinewood Studios, 19th September 2014… the first ever screening of the new, improved, digitally remastered version of Stanley Long’s cult 1974 sex comedy Eskimo Nell. And I can tell you… it looks fantastic. Watching Gordon Tanner as loathsome … Continue reading

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Brushing Snow off an Eskimo

Here are a couple of screen shots from the on-going HD restoration of 1974 sex comedy Eskimo Nell at Pinewood Studios. The clean-up process is progressing well, although the images here have yet to be graded, framed or colour balanced. All … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Eskimo Mike!

Yesterday was a very special day, as we celebrated the 70th birthday of my good friend Michael Armstrong. A prolific filmmaker and theatre director, Michael is the man responsible for some of the most celebrated British exploitation movies ever produced. Among … Continue reading

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