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Celebrating Mary Millington Day!

Well, 7th April was ‘Mary Millington Day’ in London, when we unveiled a plaque commemorating Come Play with Me and premièred my new film on her incredible life, Respectable – The Mary Millington Story, at the beautiful Regent Street Cinema. … Continue reading

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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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An Intimate Journal

Borrowing its name from the erotic writings of Anaïs Nin, The Journal of Love first hit British news-stands in 1977. Published by Gold Star Publications (already the home of Rustler and New Direction), the magazine was aimed at ‘swinging couples’ … Continue reading

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The Cover Girls of ‘Come Play with Me’

I thought it might just be interesting to see a selection of ‘top shelf’ magazine covers – all featuring photographs of the principal female cast of 1977’s Come Play with Me. So here we have Mary Millington gracing the cover of … Continue reading

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The Return of ‘Nicola Austine’

In the 1970s, the classic era of British ‘sex comedies’ gave rise to a new breed of cinematic icon. From the worlds of The Sun’s Page 3, Mayfair magazine, 8mm porn and TV’s Benny Hill Show came forth a unique … Continue reading

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Nude Tube

In June 1974 Mary appeared in one of the most unusual magazine pictorials of her entire career. For Fiesta Volume 8, number 6 she was photographed totally naked on a London Underground train. However, these pictures weren’t ‘faked’ in a … Continue reading

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