Tag Archives: Rosemary England

Girl Guides

Alongside the best-selling monthly Playbirds and Pocket Playbirds magazines, David Sullivan also produced semi-regular Playbirds Erotic Film Guides, designed to publicize his movies, and those he had a hand in distributing during the late-1970s. Issues #1, #2, #5 and #7 … Continue reading

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Mary at Home, July 1979

In hindsight, this picture, taken in July 1979, turned out to be unintentionally poignant. It shows Mary photographed in the upstairs back bedroom of her home at Walton-on-the-Hill, Surrey. This spacious room, with Oriental-style wallpaper and en-suite bathroom, was where … 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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“A Pocket Beauty”

David Sullivan has often described Mary to me as “a pocket beauty”. At just 4’11” tall Mary was indeed tiny, although this was never really apparent in her photographs. But perhaps, rather fittingly, Mary was one of the early stars … Continue reading

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On Location: Paddington Bare (part 1)

As I’ve noted several times before in this semi-regular On Location series for the Mary Millington blog, I  really enjoy visiting venues around the UK which boast a certain classic ‘porn pedigree’. What I especially relish is when the current … Continue reading

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